National Symbols of Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands is a country in Australia/Oceania. It shares borders with the following countries: Papua New Guinea, Australia, . The capital of Solomon Islands is Honiara.

The official language is English and the Solomon Islands dollar is the currency of the Solomon Islands. The domain is .sb and the country code is +677.

National day is celebrated on 7 Jul 1978. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Solomon Islands is no exception.

In Solomon Islands, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Solomon Island people. Kava Drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Solomon Islands. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Solomon Island symbol.

The country was founded by Alvaro de Mendana de Neira. and Manasseh Sogavare is the Prime Minister.

In Solomon Islands the power plugs and sockets are of type I, G. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Solomon Island national anthem was written by Panapasa Balekana, Matila Balekana and composed by Panapasa Balekana.

Country information

Official name(s) Solomon Islands
Alternative name(s) Solomon Islands (official, English)
Regional location Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Papua New Guinea
Country name etymology Named for the Biblical King Solomon by the Spanish explorer Alvaro de Mendaña y Neyra in 1567 or 1568.
Climate Tropical monsoon; few extremes of temperature and weather
Terrain Mostly rugged mountains with some low coral atolls
Population 686,884
National Day 7 Jul 1978
Language(s) English
Religion Christianity Protestantism, Catholicism
Country code +677
Literacy rate 76.6%
Currency Solomon Islands dollar
Capital city Honiara
ISO SLB
Domain(TLD) .sb
Ethnicity Melanesian, Polynesian, Micronesian, Chinese
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Solomon Island
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 28,400 km2 (11,000 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+11
Average elevation 1,166 m (3,826 ft)
Coastline 5,313 Km
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Solomon Islands

Flag map of Solomon Islands

Motto of Solomon Islands

"To lead is to serve"

National animal of Solomon Islands

The National animal of Solomon Islands is Sea turtles

National Animal of Solomon Islands - Sea turtles

National flower of Solomon Islands

The National flower of Solomon Islands is Hibiscus Flowers. Botanical name is Hibiscus.

National flower of Solomon Islands - Hibiscus Flowers

National bird of Solomon Islands

The National bird of Solomon Islands is Kurukuru bird

National bird of Solomon Islands - Kurukuru bird

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