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Solomon Islands Overview

(Encyclopedia) Solomon Islands, independent Commonwealth nation (2015 est. pop. 587,000), c.15,500 sq mi (40,150 sq km), SW Pacific, E of New Guinea. The islands that constitute the…

Solomon Islands

Infoplease has everything you need to know about Solomon Islands. Check out our country profile, full of essential information about Solomon Islands's geography, history, government, economy,…

Solomon Islands Map

Solomon Islands Profile More Geographic Information Country Profiles Flags World Geography World Statistics U.S. State Profiles U.S. Cities U.S. Geography U.S. Statistics Pacific…

Solomon Islands Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Solomon Islands Index: Geography People History Government Political Conditions Economy Foreign Relations U.S.-Solomon Islands Relations GEOGRAPHYThe…

Tetepare

(Encyclopedia) Tetepare, tā´təpä˝rā [key], raised coral island 46 sq mi (118 sq km), S Western prov., Solomon Islands, SW Pacific, separated from New Georgia by the Blanche Channel. It…

Honiara

(Encyclopedia) Honiara hō˝nēär´ə [key], town (2009 pop. 64,609), capital of the Solomon Islands. Located on Guadalcanal in the SW Pacific, Honiara was rebuilt to replace the…

Tulun

(Encyclopedia) Tulun tŭlo͞on´ [key] inhabited atoll, Papua New Guinea, SW Pacific, in the N Solomons Islands chain 45 mi (72 km) NE of Buka. Also known as the Carteret Islands,…

Queiros, Pedro Fernandes de

(Encyclopedia) Queiros, Pedro Fernandes de pĕ´dro͝o fərnəN´dəsh dĭ kārôsh´ [key], c.1560–1614, Portuguese navigator. In Spanish service, he sailed (1595) as second in command of the…

Guadalcanal

(Encyclopedia) Guadalcanal gwädəlkənăl´ [key], volcanic island (2009 pop. 93,613), c.2,510 sq mi (6,500 sq km), South Pacific, largest of the Solomon Islands . Honiara ,…