Location: Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Papua New Guinea
Currency: Solomon Islands dollars (SBD)
Area: 28,896 sq km
Population: 690,598 (July 2021 est.)
Languages: Melanesian pidgin (in much of the country is lingua franca), English (official but spoken by only 1%-2% of the population), 120 indigenous languages
Religion: 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.)
Tel Code: +677
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