Solomon Islands

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Solomon Islands
Motto: "To Lead is to Serve"
Anthem: God Save Our Solomon Islands
Ryal anthemGod Save the Queen
Caipital Honiara
9°28′S 159°49′E / 9.467°S 159.817°E / -9.467; 159.817
Largest city caipital
Offeecial leids Inglis
Ethnic groups (1999)
Demonym Solomon Islander
Government Unitary pairliamentary constitutional monarchy
 -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II
 -  Govrenor-General Frank Kabui
 -  Prime Meenister Gordon Lilo Darcy
Legislatur Naitional Pairliament
Unthirldom
 -  frae the Unitit Kinrick 7 Julie 1978 
Aurie
 -  Total 28,400 km2 (142nt)
10,965 sq mi 
 -  Watter (%) 3.2%
Population
 -  2009 estimate 523,000[1] (170th)
 -  Densitie 18.1/km2 (189t)
46.9/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2011 estimate
 -  Total $1.725 billion[2]
 -  Per capita $3,191[2]
GDP (nominal) 2011 estimate
 -  Total $840 million[2]
 -  Per capita $1,553[2]
HDI (2013) Steady 0.530
law · 143rd
Currency Solomon Islands dollar (SBD)
Time zone (UTC+11)
Drives on the left
Cawin code +677
Internet TLD .sb

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

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

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division (2009). World Population Prospects, Table A.1 (PDF). 2008 revision. United Nations. Retrieved 12 March 2009. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Solomon Islands". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 21 April 2012.