Places in news: Solomon Islands


From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :

Prelims level : Solomon Islands

Mains level : NA

Australia has announced sending police, troops and diplomats to the Solomon Islands to help after anti-Government demonstrators.

Solomon Islands

  • Solomon Islands is a sovereign country consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania, to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu.
  • Its capital, Honiara, is located on the largest island, Guadalcanal.
  • The country takes its name from the Solomon Islands archipelago, which is a collection of Melanesian islands that also includes the North Solomon Islands (a part of Papua New Guinea).
  • It excludes outlying islands, such as the Santa Cruz Islands and Rennell and Bellona.


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conor mcgregor
conor mcgregor
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