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Capital : Honiara
Language : English
Currency : Solomon Islands dollar
Population : 642 000
Area : 28 896 km2

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Solomon Islands facts

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1. 16.4% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. This country has more than 45,000 motor vehicles (70 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The top-level national domain is .sb . There are over 560 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular page with the extension .sb is: google.com.sb.

5. The country has 36 airports, 1 of the paved surface.

6. Political system – constitutional monarchy.

7. Elżbieta II is the head of state.


Geography in Solomon Islands

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1. The country is 11 times smaller than Poland.

2. Solomon Islands consists of 992 islands.

3. It is an island country, no land borders.

4. The highest peak is Balbi, 3123 m a.s.l.

5. There are 910 km2 of arable land on the Solomon Islands (3% of the country’s area).

6. The highest city in the country is Kamanjikoko.

7. 20,924 km2 of the country’s area is covered by forests (74.8%)

53. The nearest capital in a straight line from Honiara is Yaren (no official capital) (Nauru) – 1255 km.

54. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Honiara is Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) – 19457 km.


Finance in Solomon Islands

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1. The minimum wage is $ 4 (around 1.96 PLN) per hour (data from 2008).

2. The tax on goods and services is 10% (2018).

3. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 1,261,000,000 (PLN 5,397,080,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 1,300,000,000 (PLN 5,564,000,000).

4. The internal debt at the beginning of 2015 was 41% GDP, or around: $1,025,000,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $13,321 .

5. At the beginning of 2014 , foreign debt was around: $ 491 500,000 .

6. This country has over $ 496 000 000 (PLN 2 122 880 000) of foreign currency reserve (0.0042% of foreign reserves of all countries of the world).


Law in Solomon Islands

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1. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

2. The tax on goods and services is 10% (2018).

3. In this country you can vote from the age of 21.

4. In this country, the formalities related to establishing a company take 57 days.

5. The last death penalty was carried out in 1978.


Education in Solomon Islands

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 84.


Work in Solomon Islands

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1. The minimum wage is $ 4 (around 1.96 PLN) per hour (data from 2008).

2. In this country, the formalities related to establishing a company take 57 days.

3. The work week is 45 hours.


Best in Solomon Islands

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1. The highest peak is Balbi, 3123 m a.s.l.

2. The highest city in the country is Kamanjikoko.

3. Lowest temperature: 16,6 ° C was measured in Honiara.

4. Highest temperature: 36.1 ° C was measured in Honiara.


Society in Solomon Islands

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1. In the Solomon Islands, an average adult consumes about 1.7 liters of pure alcohol annually.

2. Most drink beer – 81%, then spirit – 17%, and wine – 2%.

3. In 2013, 14 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 69.2% of the population lives on less than $4 a day.

5. The average IQ level is 84.

6. 30% of adults living in this country are overweight.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average, 21.6 .

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 3.3 children.

9. In this country, more than 56 000 (2015) 66 684 (2018) people have access to the internet ( about 36% of the population).

10. About 34,000 (2015) 41,000 (2018) Facebook accounts were founded.

11. The population density is 20 people / km².

12. The main religion is Anglicanism, 32%.

13. The average age people living in this country is 21.9 years.

14. In this country there are about:
229 000 people (35.68%) in the age range 0-14 years.
386,000 people (60.19%) in the age range 15-64 .
26,500 people (4.13%) over 65 years old.

15. In this country, approximately 16,500 children are born annually (2.6% of the population), and approximately 2,500 people die (0.4% of the population).

16. 4 people in 1000 have a firearm.

17. 16% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

18. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 2 cigarettes a month.

19. The average life expectancy in this country is 66.4 years (women – 67.8 years and men – 65.1 years).


Symbols of Solomon Islands

1. The country’s motto – “Leading means serving”.


History of Solomon Islands

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1. Independence from Great Britain obtained on July 7, 1978.

2. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1974.

3. The country joined the UN on September 19, 1978.


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What is the highest peak in the Solomon Islands?

The highest peak is Balbi, 3123 m above sea level.

answer: Marta


What countries borders the Solomon Islands?

It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 21.9 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is $ 4 per hour (data from 2008).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in the Solomon Islands?

The population density is 20 people / km².

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

The motto of the country – “To lead is to serve”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 36.1 ° C was measured in Honiara.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 16.6 ° C was measured in Honiara.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 21.

answer: Marta