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About Solomon Islands

Uepi, Western Province, Solomon Islands
Aerial view of Uepi an island in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands.
Image: Yvonne Green/DFAT

Solomon Islands Coat of ArmsSatellite view is showing the Solomon Islands, a nation of six major islands and hundreds of smaller islets and tiny atolls. The archipelago is situated in the tropical South Pacific region of Melanesia, east of Papua New Guinea.

Some of the larger islands are of volcanic origin, having volcanoes with varying degrees of activity. Mount Popomanaseu on the island of Guadalcanal, a volcano with a saddle plateau, is the highest mountain in the Solomon Islands, and one of the highest peak in the insular South Pacific at 2,335 m.
The country lies within the south western arm of the 'Ring of Fire', a belt at the edges of the Pacific Ocean along the coastlines with high volcanic and seismic activity, ocean trenches, fault lines and plate movements. The islands are prone to earthquakes and potential tsunamis.

Capital city of Solomon Islands is Honiara on the island of Guadalcanal. Spoken languages are English (official), Pidgin, and local Austronesian languages.

Other Melanesian islands: Fiji, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu.

The map shows the Solomon Islands with cities, towns, main roads and streets, Henderson International Airport (IATA code: HIR) is located in a distance of 8 km (5 mi) from Honiara.
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Local Time Solomon Islands:
Friday-February-23  09:35  
Time Zone: Solomon Islands Time (SBT) :: GMT/UTC +11
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More about Solomon Islands:

Honiara (capital city)

Solomon Islands Country Profile

Map of Melanesia

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Weather Conditions Honiara

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Island States and Territories of Melanesia
Fiji | New Caledonia | Papua New Guinea | Solomon Islands | Vanuatu


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