Solomon Islands

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

Solomon Islands
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: "To Lead is to Serve"
Anthem: God Save Our Solomon Islands
Ryal anthemGod Save the Queen
Caipital
an largest city
Honiara
9°28′S 159°49′E / 9.467°S 159.817°E / -9.467; 159.817
Offeecial leids Inglis
Ethnic groups (1999)
Demonym Solomon Islander
Govrenment Unitary pairliamentary constitutional monarchy
 •  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II
 •  Govrenor-General Frank Kabui
 •  Prime Meenister Gordon Lilo Darcy
Legislature Naitional Pairliament
Unthirldom
 •  frae the Unitit Kinrick 7 Julie 1978 
Aurie
 •  Tot 28,400 km2 (142nt)
10,965 sq mi
 •  Watter (%) 3.2%
Population
 •  2009 estimate 523,000[1] (170th)
 •  Density 18.1/km2 (189t)
46.9/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2011 estimate
 •  Tot $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
low · 143rd
Siller 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.