Guadalcanal

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Guadalcanal
Native name: Isatabu
Guadalcanal's position (inset) an main touns.
Geografie
Location Paceefic Ocean
Coordinates 9°37′S 160°11′E / 9.617°S 160.183°E / -9.617; 160.183Coordinates: 9°37′S 160°11′E / 9.617°S 160.183°E / -9.617; 160.183
Airchipelago Solomon Islands
Aurie 5,302 km2 (2,047.1 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 2,449 m (8,035 ft)[1]
Heichest point Munt Popomanaseu
Country
Solomon Islands
province Guadalcanal Province
Lairgest ceety Honiara (pop. 54,600 (2003 est.))
Demographics
Population 109,382 (as of 1999)
Densitie 20.4 /km2 (52.8 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups Melanesie 93%, Polynesie 4%, Micronesie 1.5%, European 0.8%, Cheenese 0.3%, other 0.4%

Guadalcanal (Isatabu) is a tropical island in the Sooth-Wastren Paceefic.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hammond World Travel Atlas. Union, N.J.: Hammond World Atlas Corporation, c. 2004–2005. ISBN 0-8437-1982-6. Page 245