Solomon Islands

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

Solomon Islands

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

Location o Solomon Islands
Location o Solomon Islands
Caipital
and largest city
Honiara
9°28′S 159°49′E / 9.467°S 159.817°E / -9.467; 159.817
Offeecial leidsInglis
Ethnic groups
(1999)
Demonym(s)Solomon Islander
GovrenmentUnitary pairliamentary constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Queen Elizabeth II
Frank Kabui
Gordon Lilo Darcy
LegislaturNaitional Pairliament
Unthirldom
• frae the Unitit Kinrick
7 Julie 1978
Aurie
• Total
28,400 km2 (11,000 sq mi) (142nt)
• Water (%)
3.2%
Population
• 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
$3,191[2]
GDP (nominal)2011 estimate
• Tot
$840 million[2]
• Per capita
$1,553[2]
HDI (2013)Steady 0.530
law · 143rd
CurrencySolomon Islands dollar (SBD)
Time zoneUTC+11
Drivin sideleft
Cawin code+677
ISO 3166 codeSB
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. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Solomon Islands". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 21 April 2012.