Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Papua New Guinea
Solomon Islands dollars (SBD)
28,896 sq km
690,598 (July 2021 est.)
Melanesian pidgin (in much of the country is lingua franca), English (official but spoken by only 1%-2% of the population), 120 indigenous languages
Protestant 73.4% (Church of Melanesia 31.9%, South Sea Evangelical 17.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 11.7%, United Church 10.1%, Christian Fellowship Church 2.5%), Roman Catholic 19.6%, other Christian 2.9%, other 4%, unspecified 0.1% (2009 est.)
Join our newsletter to stay up to date. No spam, ever!
Travel experiences with a focus on volunteering and animal conservation