Where are the Solomon Islands?

Solomon Islands is located in the Australia and Oceania region at latitude -9.64571 and longitude 160.156194 and is part of the Oceania continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 9° 38' 44.56'' S
  • 160° 9' 22.30'' E

You can see the location of Solomon Islands on the world map below:

The country has no neighboring countries/land borders.

Maritime Borders

Solomon Islands borders with the Pacific Ocean.

Pin pointing out the Solomon Islands on a map.

Solomon Islands Related Content

Solomon Islands Key Facts

CountrySolomon Islands
CoordinatesLatitude: -9.64571
Longitude: 160.156194
Country CodesAlpha 2: SB
Alpha 3: SLB
Country Flag Emoji🇸🇧
Int. Phone Prefix+677
Capital cityHoniara
Continent
Subcontinent
Oceania
Australia and Oceania
Country Area28,896 sq km
Population 2021703,995
World Rank: 162
Median Age19.3
Life expectancy70.3
Major languagesMelanesian pidgin (in much of the country is lingua franca), English (official but spoken by only 1%-2% of the population), 120 indigenous languages
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+11:00
Internet TLD.sb
Biggest AirportHoniara International Airport (HIR)
Average temperature25.65 °C
78.17 °F
Administrative Divisions1 capital territory 9 provinces
Political systemParliamentary democracy

Solomon Islands Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionEast Asia & Pacific
CurrencySolomon Dollar (SBD)
GDP in 2020$1.5 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 176
GDP per capita in 2020$2,251
World Rank: 143
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, manufacturing, energy, services
Top 5 Import CountriesAustralia, China, United States, Japan, New Zealand
Top 5 Export CountriesAustralia, China, United States, New Zealand, Japan

Biggest Cities in Solomon Islands

Here are the largest cities in Solomon Islands based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Honiara 49,107
Gizo 5,323
Auki 4,022

Map of Solomon Islands with the Largest Cities

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