Solomon Islands


Country NameSolomon Islands
Short NameSolomon Islands
Largest cityHoniara
Official languagesEnglish
National LanguagesEnglish
Religion 97.4% Christianity —76.6% Protestantism —19.0% Catholicism —1.8% Other Christian, 1.2% Folk religions, 1.4% Others/None
Demonym(s)Solomon Islander
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
President Governor-General – David Vunagi
Vice PresidentPrime Minister – Manasseh Sogavare
House SpeakerAjilon Nasiu
Chief JusticeSir Albert Rocky Palmer
Total Area28,400 km2 (11,000 sq mi)
Water (%)3.2%
Total Land Area (%)27,491 km2
Population652,857 (2018 estimate)
GDP (PPP)$1.479 billion (2019 estimate)
GDP (Nominal)$1.511 billion (2019 estimate)
CurrencySolomon Islands dollar (SBD)
Time zoneUTC+11
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Mains Electricity220 V – 50 Hz
Driving sideLeft
Calling code+677
ISO 3166 codeSB
Political Parties
  • Democratic Party
  • Labour Party
  • People’s Progressive Party
  • Rural Alliance Party
Independence Day7 July 1978
Tallest BuildingAnthony Saru Building

Heritage Park Hotel

Richest Persons Frank Kabui

Gordon Darcy Lilo











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