Solomon Islands

Oceania

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About Country

Capital
Honiara
Population
Approximately 652,000 (2021 estimate)
Population Density
25 people per square kilometer
GDP
$1.6 billion (nominal, 2019 estimate)
Language
English is the official language, with Solomon Islands Pijin, an English-based creole, also widely spoken
Currency
Solomon Islands dollar (SBD)
National Dish
Traditional dishes in Solomon Islands include fish and seafood, taro, yams, and coconut milk
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion in Solomon Islands, with significant minority populations practicing Islam and traditional beliefs
Climate
Solomon Islands has a tropical climate with high humidity and rainfall throughout the year
Main Industries
Agriculture, fishing, logging, and mining
Level of Development
Solomon Islands is considered a developing country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 156 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 28,400 square kilometers

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Solomon Islands is a sovereign country consisting of a large number of islands located in Oceania, east of Papua New Guinea. The country has a diverse population of over 652,000 people, with more than 70 different languages spoken.

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Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Solomon Islands include:

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    Honiara Central Market: a bustling market selling fresh produce, crafts, and souvenirs.

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    Marovo Lagoon: a stunning lagoon located on New Georgia Island, known for its clear waters, coral reefs, and abundant marine life.

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    Skull Island: an island near the town of Gizo that is home to a traditional shrine and a collection of skulls from past battles.

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    Tenaru Falls: a beautiful waterfall located near Honiara that is a popular hiking and picnic spot.

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    Vilu War Museum: a museum near Honiara that showcases relics and artifacts from World War II.

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    Mbike Island: a remote island with pristine beaches and great snorkeling and diving opportunities.

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    Malaita Island: the largest island in the country, with a rich cultural heritage and stunning scenery.

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    Kolombangara Island: an extinct volcano with a diverse range of flora and fauna, including several endemic species.

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    Munda: a town on the island of New Georgia that is home to some of the best diving sites in the country.

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    Rennell Island: a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its unique ecology and endemic species.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Solomon Islands has to offer. The country is also known for its rich cultural heritage, with traditional dances, music, and artwork.

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