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Welcome to the Google Map of Solomon Islands and the locations list of this country! Sightseeing in Solomon Islands with Google Satellite Map always make sense! With our destination gazetteer, on Satellite City Maps.com is great to explore Solomon Islands through detailed satellite imagery - fast, free and easy as never before. Browse the list of administrative regions below of Solomon Islands and follow the navigation to find the place you are interested in. Your satellite map sightseeing in Solomon Islands starts here at Satellite City Maps.com!

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Facts about Solomon Islands

Administrative divisions: 9 provinces and 1 capital territory*; Central , Choiseul , Guadalcanal , Honiara* , Isabel , Makira , Malaita , Rennell and Bellona , Temotu , Western
Area: total: 28 ,450 sq km land: 27 ,540 sq km water: 910 sq km
Background: The UK established a protectorate over the Solomon Islands in the 1890s. Some of the bitterest fighting of World War II occurred on this archipelago. Self-government was achieved in 1976 and independence two years later. Ethnic violence , government malfeasance , and endemic crime have undermined stability and civil society. In June 2003 , then Prime Minister Sir Allan KEMAKEZA sought the assistance of Australia in reestablishing law and order; the following month , an Australian-led multinational force arrived to restore peace and disarm ethnic militias. The Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) has generally been effective in restoring law and order and rebuilding government institutions.
Flag description: divided diagonally by a thin yellow stripe from the lower hoist-side corner; the upper triangle (hoist side) is blue with five white five-pointed stars arranged in an X pattern; the lower triangle is green
Capital: name: Honiara geographic coordinates: 9 26 S , 159 57 E time difference: UTC+11 (16 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: tropical monsoon; few extremes of temperature and weather
Currency code:
Ethnic groups: Melanesian 94.5% , Polynesian 3% , Micronesian 1.2% , other 1.1% , unspecified 0.2% (1999 census)
Geographic coordinates: 8 00 S , 159 00 E
Geography note: strategic location on sea routes between the South Pacific Ocean , the Solomon Sea , and the Coral Sea; on 2 April 2007 an undersea earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter scale occurred 345 km WNW of the capital Honiara , the resulting tsunami devastated coastal areas of Western and Choiseul provinces with dozens of deaths and thousands dislocated; the provincial capital of Gizo was especially hard hit
Government type: parliamentary democracy
Imports partners: Singapore 28.7% , Australia 26.6% , Japan 4.7% , NZ 4.5% , Fiji 4.1% (2007)
Internet country code: .sb
Land boundaries: 5 ,313 km
Neighbouring countries: 0 km
Languages: Melanesian pidgin in much of the country is lingua franca; English (official; but spoken by only 1%-2% of the population); 120 indigenous languages
Location: Oceania , group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean , east of Papua New Guinea
Map references: Oceania
National holiday: Independence Day , 7 July (1978)
Nationality: noun: Solomon Islander(s) adjective: Solomon Islander
Natural hazards: typhoons , but rarely destructive; geologically active region with frequent earthquakes , tremors , and volcanic activity; tsunamis
Population: 581 ,318 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Church of Melanesia 32.8% , Roman Catholic 19% , South Seas Evangelical 17% , Seventh-Day Adventist 11.2% , United Church 10.3% , Christian Fellowship Church 2.4% , other Christian 4.4% , other 2.4% , unspecified 0.3% , none 0.2% (1999 census)
Terrain: mostly rugged mountains with some low coral atolls
Unemployment rate: NA%

Capital of Solomon Islands

Honiara (click to view Honiara Google map)

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Places in Solomon Islands

Browse the online directory of Satellite City Maps.com for administrative regions in Solomon Islands below. Places in country Solomon Islands are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2, eventually up to level 3 administrative regions. Click on the name of the place to view it on Google map, or with satellite images.

Central Province (127 + I Google map locations)
Choiseul Province (134 + I Google map locations)
Guadalcanal Province (1110 + I Google map locations)
Isabel Province (171 + I Google map locations)
Makira Province (144 + I Google map locations)
Malaita Province (987 + I Google map locations)
Rennell and Bellona Province (14 + I Google map locations)
Temotu Province (49 + I Google map locations)
Western Province (186 + I Google map locations)

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