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About Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands is made up of more than 35 islands and numerous atolls in the south-western Pacific Ocean.

Historical Overview of The Solomon Islands

The Spanish navigator, Alvaro de Mendana de Neyra, visited the region in 1568, and gave the Solomon Islands their name.

Map of The Solomon Islands

Two hundred years later, the northern islands were explored by Louis Antoine de Bougainville.

Although geographically speaking, Bougainville and Buka are part of the Solomon Islands; politically, they are a part of Papua New Guinea.

At the end of the nineteenth century, the Germans controlled the northern Solomons, while the British declared a protectorate over the central and southern Solomons.

Bougainville and Buka were transferred to the British in 1900.

The Japanese occupied most of the Solomons during World War II, with heavy fighting on and around Guadalcanal.

Solomon Islands gained independence from Britain, on July 7th, 1978.

The Main Solomon Islands

The main islands in The Solomons are: Guadalcanal, New Georgia, Vella Lavella, Choiseul, Santa Isabel, Malaita, and Makira (formerly San Cristobal).


Guadalcanal is the largest island; where the capital Honiara is situated.

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