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Solomon Islands

Capital: Honiara; GDP growth (annual %) 2016: 3.0%;
Key Facts

Full name: Solomon Islands
Population: 535,700 (UN, 2010)
Area: 27,556 sq km (10,639 sq miles)
Major language: English (official), Melanesian dialects
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 67 years (men), 69 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 Solomon Islands dollar = 100 cents
Main exports: Timber, fish, palm oil and kernels, copra
GNI per capita: US $910 (World Bank, 2009)
Internet domain: .sb
International dialling code: +677

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