Solomon Islands

Coordinates: 8°S 159°E / 8°S 159°E / -8; 159

Solomon Islands is a kintra in the Paceefic Ocean. It haes a population o 480,000, an its caipital ceety is Honiara.

Solomon Islands

Banner o Solomon Islands
Coat o airms o Solomon Islands
Coat o airms
Motto: "To Lead is to Serve"

Location o Solomon Islands
Location o Solomon Islands
and largest city
9°28′S 159°49′E / 9.467°S 159.817°E / -9.467; 159.817
Offeecial leidsInglis
Ethnic groups
Demonym(s)Solomon Islander
GovrenmentUnitary pairliamentary constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Queen Elizabeth II
Frank Kabui
Gordon Lilo Darcy
LegislaturNaitional Pairliament
• frae the Unitit Kinrick
7 Julie 1978
• Total
28,400 km2 (11,000 sq mi) (142nt)
• Water (%)
• 2009 estimate
523,000[1] (170th)
• Density
18.1/km2 (46.9/sq mi) (189t)
GDP (PPP)2011 estimate
• Total
$1.725 billion[2]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2011 estimate
• Tot
$840 million[2]
• Per capita
HDI (2013)Steady 0.530
law · 143rd
CurrencySolomon Islands dollar (SBD)
Time zoneUTC+11
Drivin sideleft
Cawin code+677
ISO 3166 codeSB

Her Ryal Hieness Queen Elizabeth II is the Queen an heid o state o Solomon Islands. Gordon Darcy Lilo is the current Prime Meenister.


  1. Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division (2009). "World Population Prospects, Table A.1" (PDF). 2008 revision. United Nations. Retrieved 12 Mairch 2009. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. a b c d "Solomon Islands". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 21 Apryle 2012.