Solomon Islands

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

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
an lairgest ceety
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
Frank Kabui
Gordon Lilo Darcy
Legislatur Naitional Pairliament
• frae the Unitit Kinrick
7 Julie 1978
• Tot
28,400 km2 (11,000 sq mi) (142nt)
• Watter (%)
• 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
• Total
$840 million[2]
• Per capita
HDI (2013) Steady 0.530
law · 143rd
Siller Solomon Islands dollar (SBD)
Time zone (UTC+11)
Drives on the left
Cawin code +677
ISO 3166 code SB
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.