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Solomon Islands

Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Solomon Islands dollar
Country name: 
Solomon Islands
Capital: 
Honiara
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
July 7, 1978
Independent from: 
from the UK
Total area: 
28,896
Land area: 
27,986
Water area: 
910
Population: 
597,248
Population note: 
597,248 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
English
All 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
Time zone: 
(UTC+11)
Drive on: 
Left
Calling code: 
+677
Domain: 
.sb