Solomon Islands map © SPC 2016
Government Sovereign Democratic State, UN Member State (1978), Member of the Commonwealth (1978)
Capital Honiara
Population 642,000
Land area (km2) 28,230
Max height above sea level (m) 2,335
EEZ (km2) 1,553,444
Currency Solomons Islands dollar (SBD)
GDP per capita (USD) 1,643 (2013)
Languages English
Pacific Community membership 1983