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Solomon Islands

Country in the southwestern Pacific


Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands is a sovereign country consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania, to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu. It has a land area of 28,400 square kilometres (11,000 sq mi), and a population of 652,858. Its capital, Honiara, is located on the largest island, Guadalcanal. The country takes its name from the Solomon Islands archipelago, which is a collection of Melanesian islands that also includes the North Solomon Islands, but excludes outlying islands, such as the Santa Cruz Islands and Rennell and Bellona.

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Solomon Islands Tension

euronews (in English)

Three bodies were found in a burnt out building in Honiara amid this week's violence in the capital of the Solomon Islands,

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