Solomon Islands

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PROFILE
  • Area: 28,896 sq. km (11,157 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 635,027 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.98% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 75.3 years (2016)
  • Languages: Melanesian pidgin (lingua franca in much of the country), English (official but spoken by only 1%-2% of the population), 120 indigenous languages
  • Religions: Protestant 73.4% (Church of Melanesia 31.9%, South Sea Evangelical 17.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 11.7%, United Church 10.1%), Roman Catholic 19.6%, other Christian 2.9%, other 4%, none 0.03%, unspecified 0.1%
  • Alternate names: British Solomon Islands, British Solomon Islands Protectorate
  • Government type: parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy; a Commonwealth realm
  • Leaders: chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II; head of government: Prime Minister Manasseh SOGAVARE
  • Capital: Honiara
  • Administrative divisions: 9 provinces and 1 city
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $1,900 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: timber, fish, copra, palm oil, cocoa
  • Imports: food, plant and equipment, manufactured goods, fuels, chemicals
  • Currency: Solomon Islands dollar (SBD)
ACCOMMODATION

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