Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands are a archipelago east of . They occupy a strategic location on sea routes between the South Pacific Ocean, the Solomon Sea, and the Coral Sea.

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is one of the Solomon Islands. The island was the scene of fierce fighting during the Second World War; see Pacific War. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The are a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, part of of the nation of Solomon Islands. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

and is one of the nine provinces of Solomon Islands, comprising two inhabited atolls, , or Mu Ngava and Mu Ngiki respectively in Rennellese, as well as the uninhabited Indispensable Reef. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Solomon Islands

Latitude of center
-9.1333° or 9° 7' 59.9" south
Longitude of center
159.8113° or 159° 48' 40.5" east
Population
538,000
Elevation
231 metres (758 feet)
Capital
Honiara
Area
28,450 km² (10,985 miles²)
Currency
Dollar (SBD)
Phone code
677
Internet domain
.sb
Open­Street­Map ID
node 823750101
Geo­Names ID
2103350
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Pulo-pulo Solomon
  • Afrikaans: Salomonseilande
  • Afrikaans: Solomon Eilande
  • Afrikaans: Solomoneilande
  • Akan: Solomon Islands
  • Albanian: Ishujt Solomon
  • Amharic: ሰለሞን ደሴቶች
  • Amharic: ሰሎሞን ደሴት
  • Arabic: Kapuropod-an Solomon
  • Arabic: جزر سليمان
  • Aragonese: Islas Salomón
  • Armenian: Սոլոմոնյան կղզիներ
  • Armenian: Սողոմոնյան Կղզիներ
  • Armenian: Սողոմոնյան կղզիներ
  • Arpitan: Iles Salomon
  • Asturian: Islles Salomón
  • Avaric: Solomona
  • Azerbaijani: Solomon Adaları
  • Azerbaijani: Solomon adaları
  • Bambara: Salomo Gun
  • Bashkir: Соломон Утрауҙары
  • Basque: Salomon Uharteak
  • Basque: Salomon uharteak
  • Belarusian: Саламонавы Астравы
  • Belarusian: Саламонавы астравы
  • Bengali: সলোমন দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
  • Bishnupriya: সলোমন দ্বীপমালা
  • Bosnian: Solomonska Ostrva
  • Breton: Inizi Salomon
  • Breton: Inizi Solomon
  • Breton: Salomon
  • Bulgarian: Соломонови О-ви
  • Bulgarian: Соломонови Острови
  • Bulgarian: Соломонови острови
  • Burmese: ဆော်လမွန်ကျွန်းစု
  • Burmese: ဆော်လမွန်အိုင်းလန်းနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Salomó
  • Cebuano: Kapupud-ang Solomon
  • Central Bikol: Islas Solomon
  • Central Kurdish: دوورگەکانی سلێمان
  • Chavacano: Islas Solomon
  • Chechen: Соломонан гӀайренаш
  • Chechen: Сулейманан ГӀайренаш
  • Chinese: Só͘-lô-bûn Kûn-tó
  • Chinese: 所罗门群岛
  • Chinese: 所羅門群島
  • Chinese: 索羅門群島
  • Chuvash: Соломон Утравĕсем
  • Cornish: Ynysow Salamon
  • Crimean Tatar: Solomon Adaları
  • Croatian: Salamunovi Otoci
  • Croatian: Salomonski Otoci
  • Croatian: Solomonski Otoci
  • Czech: Šalamounovy ostrovy
  • Czech: Šalomounovy ostrovy
  • Danish: Salomonøerne
  • Dhivehi: ސޮލޮމޮން ޖަޒީރާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Adey Solomani
  • Dimli (individual language): Adeyê Solomoni
  • Dotyali: सोलोमन आइल्याण्ड
  • Dutch: SB
  • Dutch: SLB
  • Dutch: Salomonseilanden
  • Eastern Mari: Соломон Отро-влак
  • Egyptian Arabic: جزر سولومون
  • English: SOL
  • English: sb
  • English: 🇸🇧
  • Esperanto: SB
  • Esperanto: Salomonoj
  • Estonian: Saalomoni Saared
  • Ewe: Solomon ƒudomekpowo nutome
  • Extremaduran: Islas Salomon
  • Extremaduran: Islas Salomón
  • Faroese: Sálomonoyggjarnar
  • Fiji Hindi: Solomon Islands
  • Fijian: Solomon Islands
  • Fijian: Yatu Solomoni
  • Finnish: Salomonsaaret
  • French: Iles Salomon
  • French: SB
  • French: Salomon
  • French: les Îles Salomon
  • French: Îles Salomon
  • French: îles Salomon
  • Fulah: Duuɗe Solomon
  • Gagauz: Solomon Adaları
  • Galician: Illas Salomón - Solomon Islands
  • Galician: Illas Salomón
  • Ganda: Bizanga by'eSolomooni
  • Georgian: სოლომონის კუნძულები
  • German: Salomonen
  • German: Salomoninseln
  • German: Solomon-Inseln
  • Goan Konkani: सोलोमन द्वीपसमूह
  • Greek: Νήσοι Σολομώντα
  • Greek: Νήσοι Σολομώντος
  • Greek: Νησιά Σολομώντα
  • Guarani: Ypa'ũnguéra Salomõ
  • Guianese Creole French: Zil Salomon (Léta)
  • Guianese Creole French: Zil Salomon
  • Gujarati: સોલોમન આઇલેન્ડ
  • Haitian: Salomon
  • Hakka Chinese: Solomon Khiùn-tó
  • Hausa: Solomon Khiùn-tó
  • Hausa: Tsibiran Salaman
  • Hausa: Tsibiran Solomon
  • Hebrew: איי שלמה
  • Hebrew: שלמה, איי
  • Hindi: सोलोमन द्वीप
  • Hindi: सोलोमन द्वीपसमूह
  • Hungarian: Salamon-szigetek
  • Icelandic: Salómonseyjar
  • Ido: Insuli Salomon
  • Ido: Salomon Insuli
  • Iloko: Is-isla ti Solomon
  • Inari Sami: Salomonsuolluuh
  • Indonesian: Kepulauan Solomon
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Insulas Solomon
  • Irish: Oileáin Sholaimh
  • Irish: Oileáin Sholamón
  • Italian: Isole Salomone
  • Italian: Isole Solomon
  • Italian: Salomone, isole
  • Jamaican Creole English: Salaman Ailanz
  • Japanese: ソロモン諸島
  • Javanese: Kapuloan Solomon
  • Kalmyk: Соломонин Арлас
  • Kalmyk: Соломонин Арлс
  • Kannada: ಸಾಲೊಮನ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು
  • Kannada: ಸೊಲೊಮನ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು
  • Kazakh: Соломон аралдары
  • Kazakh: Сүлеймен аралдары
  • Kikuyu: Visiwa vya Solomon
  • Kinyarwanda: Ibirwa bya Solomoni
  • Kirghiz: Соломон Аралдары
  • Korean: 솔로몬
  • Korean: 솔로몬 제도
  • Kotava: Solomona
  • Kurdish: Giravên Salomon
  • Kurdish: دوورگەکانی سلێمان
  • Kölsch: Salomone
  • Lao: Is-isla ti Solomon
  • Latin: Insulae Salomonis
  • Latvian: Zālamana Salas
  • Latvian: Zālamana salas
  • Ligurian: Isoe Salomon
  • Limburgan: Salomonseilen
  • Lingala: Bisanga Solomɔ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Isolas Solomon
  • Literary Chinese: 所羅門群島
  • Lithuanian: Saliamono Salos
  • Lithuanian: Saliamono salos
  • Livvi: Solomonsuaret
  • Lombard: Isul Salomon
  • Low German: Salomonen
  • Lower Sorbian: Salomony
  • Luba-Katanga: Lutanda lua Solomu
  • Luxembourgish: Salomonen
  • Macedonian: Соломони
  • Macedonian: Соломоновите Острови
  • Macedonian: Соломонски острови
  • Malagasy: Nosy Salomona
  • Malagasy: Nosy Solomona
  • Malay: Kepulauan Solomon
  • Malayalam: സോളമന്‍‍ ദ്വീപുകള്‍
  • Malayalam: സോളമൻ ദ്വീപുകൾ
  • Maltese: Gżejjer Solomon
  • Maltese: Solomon Islands
  • Manx: Ny h-Ellanyn Holomon
  • Maori: Ngā Motu Horomona
  • Marathi: सॉलोमन द्वीपसमूह
  • Marathi: सोलोमन बेटे
  • Min Dong Chinese: Solomon Gùng-dō̤
  • Min Nan Chinese: Só͘-lô-bûn Kûn-tó
  • Minangkabau: Kapulauan Salomon
  • Mingrelian: სოლომონიშ კოკეფი
  • Moroccan Arabic: جزر صالومون
  • Nauru: Eben Solomon
  • Nauru: Toromen
  • Navajo: Sólomon Tó Bináhaazyínígíí
  • Nepali: सोलोमन द्विप
  • Nepali: सोलोमन द्वीप
  • Nepali: सोलोमोन टापु
  • North Ndebele: Solomon Islands
  • Northern Frisian: Salomoonen
  • Northern Sami: Salomon-sullot
  • Northern Sami: Salomonsullot
  • Norwegian: Salomonøyene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Salomonøyene
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Salomonøyane
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Salomonøyene
  • Occitan (post 1500): Illas Salamon
  • Occitan (post 1500): Illas Salomon
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Salomon Īege
  • Oriya: ସୋଲୋମନ ଆୟରଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ
  • Oriya: ସୋଲୋମନ ଦ୍ୱୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ
  • Oriya: ସୋଲୋମନ୍ ଦ୍ବୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ
  • Ossetian: Соломоны сакъадæхтæ
  • Pali: सोलोमन-द्वीप
  • Pampanga: Solomon Islands
  • Panjabi: ਸੋਲੋਮਨ ਟਾਪੂ
  • Panjabi: ਸੋਲੋਮਾਨ ਟਾਪੂ
  • Papiamento: Isla Solomon
  • Persian: جزایر سلیمان
  • Persian: جزیره های سالامون
  • Piemontese: Ìsole Salomon
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Solamon Ailen
  • Polish: Wyspy Salomona
  • Portuguese: Categoria:Ilhas Salomão
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Salomão
  • Pushto: د سلېمان ټاپوان
  • Pushto: سولومون ټاپوګان
  • Quechua: Salumun wat'akuna
  • Quechua: Salumun watakuna
  • Romanian: Insulele Solomon
  • Romansh: Salomonas
  • Rundi: Amazinga ya Salumoni
  • Russia Buriat: Соломон аралууд
  • Russian: Соломоновы Острова
  • Russian: Соломонские острова
  • Russian: Соломоны
  • Samoan: Le Motu o Solomona
  • Samoan: Solomon Islands
  • Samogitian: Saliamuona Salas
  • Sango: Zûâ Salomöon
  • Sanskrit: सोलोमन-द्वीप
  • Sardinian: Ìsulas Salomone
  • Scots: Solomon Islands
  • Scottish Gaelic: Na h-Eileanan Sholaimh
  • Serbian: Соломонова Острва
  • Serbian: Соломонска Острва
  • Serbo-Croatian: Salomone
  • Serbo-Croatian: Solomonski Otoci
  • Shan: မူႇၵုၼ် သေႃႇလေႃႇမၼ်ႇ
  • Shona: Solomon Islands
  • Shona: Zvitsuwa zvaSolomon
  • Sicilian: Ìsuli Salamuni
  • Silesian: Wyspy Salůmůna
  • Sindhi: جزيرا سليمان
  • Sindhi: سليمان ٻيٽ
  • Sindhi: سولومن آئلينڊز
  • Sinhala: සොලමන් දුපත්
  • Skolt Sami: Salomoon-suõllu
  • Slovak: Šalamúnove ostrovy
  • Slovenian: Salomonovi otoki
  • Slovenian: Salomonovo otočje
  • Somali: Jasiiradaha Solomon
  • Somali: Solomon Islands
  • South Azerbaijani: سولئیمان آدالاری
  • South Azerbaijani: سولیمان آدالاری
  • Spanish: Islas Salomon
  • Spanish: Islas Salomón
  • Spanish: Islas Solomon
  • Spanish: Islas Solomón
  • Spanish: Salomón
  • Sundanese: Kapuloan Solomon
  • Swahili: Visiwa vya Solomon
  • Swedish: Salomonöarna
  • Swedish: Solomonöarna
  • Swiss German: D Salomone
  • Tagalog: Kapuluang Salomon
  • Tagalog: Kapuluang Solomon
  • Tagalog: Solomon Islands
  • Tahitian: Toromona
  • Tajik: Ҷазираҳои Соломон
  • Tajik: Ҷазоири Сулаймон
  • Tamil: சாலமன் தீவுகள்
  • Tamil: சொலமன் தீவுகள்
  • Tatar: Соломон утраулары
  • Tatar: Сөләйман утраулары
  • Telugu: సోలమన్ దీవులు
  • Telugu: సోలోమన్ దీవులు
  • Thai: หมู่เกาะโซโลมอน
  • Tibetan: སོ་ལོ་མོན་གླིང་ཕྲན་ཚོ་ཁག
  • Tibetan: སོ་ལོ་མོན། གླིང་ཕྲན་ཚོ་ཁག།
  • Tigrinya: ሰሎሞን ደሴት
  • Tok Pisin: Solomon Ailans
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻOtumotu Solomone
  • Tosk Albanian: Salomonen
  • Tunisian Arabic: جزر سليمان
  • Turkish: Solomon Adaları
  • Turkmen: Solomon Adalary
  • Udmurt: Соломон шормуӵъёс
  • Uighur: سولومون تاقىم ئاراللىرى
  • Ukrainian: Соломонові Острови
  • Upper Sorbian: Salomony
  • Urdu: جزائر سلیمان
  • Urdu: سولومن آئلینڈز
  • Uzbek: Solomon Orollari
  • Veps: Solomonan Sared
  • Vietnamese: Quần đảo Solomon
  • Vietnamese: Quần đảo Xô-lô-mông
  • Volapük: Solomonuäns
  • Võro: Saalomoni saarõq
  • Waray (Philippines): Kapuropod-an Solomon
  • Welsh: Ynysoedd Solomon
  • Western Frisian: Salomonseilannen
  • Western Mari: Соломон ошмаотывлӓ
  • Western Panjabi: سولومن آئلینڈ
  • Western Panjabi: سولومن جزیرے
  • Wolof: Duni Solomon
  • Wu Chinese: 所羅門群島
  • Yakut: Соломон арыылара
  • Yiddish: סאלאמאן אינזלען
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Etikun Solomoni
  • Yoruba: Àwọn Erékùsù Sólómọ́nì
  • Yue Chinese: 所羅門群島
  • Zeeuws: Salomonseilan'n
  • Zhuang: Solomon Ginzdauj
  • Zulu: i-Solomon Islands
  • Adey Solomoni
  • British Solomon Islands
  • British Solomon Islands Protectorate
  • Salomón Tlālhuāctli

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