Where is Solomon Islands?

Located in Oceania, Solomon Islands is an island nation. It has a 5,313.00 km coastline. The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.

Solomon Islands is an Oceanian country covering 28,896.00 km2 of which 3.15% is water and 27,986.00 km2 is land. This makes it the 56th smallest country in the world and slightly smaller than Maryland. Its geographic coordinates are 8 00 S, 159 00 E and Honiara is the capital city.

Its ISO code is SB.

Geography

Solomon Islands has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level.

It has a desert climate with northeast monsoons from December to February and southwest monsoons from May to October. Its terrain is mae up of rugged mountains with some low coral atolls.

Population

Solomon Islands has a population of 635,027 making it the 167th largest in the world.

Melanesian is the most commonly spoken language. The major ethnic group is described as Melanesian. The majority of the population identifies as Protestant Christian.

The dialing code for the country is 677.

Government

Solomon Islands is an independent country. It gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1978. Its constitution was last ratified in 1978.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Solomon Islands's GDP is $1,198,000,000.00 (USD) with $2,000.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 201st largest economy and its citizens the 197th richest in the world. The currency of Solomon Islands is the Dollar (SBD).

Its major export partners are China, India, and Italy. Its main exports are timber, fish, copra, palm oil, and cocoa. Its major import partners are Australia, China, and Malaysia. Its major imports include food, plant and equipment, and manufactured goods.

This page was last modified on December 16th, 2017