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Where is Solomon Islands?

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Located in the continent of Oceania, Solomon Islands covers 27,986 square kilometers of land and 910 square kilometers of water, making it the 145th largest nation in the world with a total area of 28,896 square kilometers.

Solomon Islands became an independent state in 1978, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Solomon Islands is 584,578 (2012) and the nation has a density of 21 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Solomon Islands is the Solomon Islands Dollar (SBD). As well, the people of Solomon Islands are refered to as Solomon Islander.

The dialing code for the country is 677 and the top level internet domain for Solomon Islander sites is .sb.

Solomon Islands does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Solomon Islands section.

Quick facts

Population 584,578
Density 20.9 / km2 ( 54.1 / mi2 )
Language English
Independence Year 1978
Capital Honiara (Guadalcanal)
Currency Solomon Islands Dollar
GDP 1,158,183,054 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 1,981 (2014 data)
Land Area 27,986 km2 (10,805 mi2)
Water Area 910 km2 (351 mi2)
Minimum Longitude 155.510
Maximum Longitude 168.830
Mininum Latitude -12.290
Maximum Latitude -5.420

What is the capital of Solomon Islands?

map showing the location of Solomon Islands
Location of Honiara on a map.

Honiara is the capital city of Solomon Islands. It has a population of 56,298, and is located on a latitue of -9.43 and longitude of 159.95.

Honiara is also the political center of Solomon Islands, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Honiara, the Capital Of Solomon Islands

City Honiara
Country Solomon Islands
Population 56,298
Longitude 159.95000000
Latitude -9.43333000
Elevation 49 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.