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Solomon Islands Introduction

In 1893, Britain made the southern Solomon Islands a protectorate. Other islands were added to the group, including some ceded to Britain by Germany.

The Solomon Islands were occupied by the Japanese during World War II.
Following the war, internal self-government was established in 1976, and independence from the UK came two years later. Current issues include government deficits, deforestation, and malaria control.

A Short Background

The UK established a protectorate over the Solomon Islands in the 1890s. Some of the bitterest fighting of World War II occurred on these islands. Self-government was achieved in 1976 and independence two years later. Current issues include government deficits, deforestation, and malaria control.

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Topography of Solomon Islands - Read more about the geography and topography of Solomon Islands

History of Solomon Islands - Presents a detailed historical background and culture of Solomon Islands

Life & People of Solomon Islands - Study the characteristics, background, and details on the people of Solomon Islands

Local Cuisine of Solomon Islands - Find out delicious local cuisines of Solomon Islands

Holidays in Solomon Islands - Check out a list of the local holidays in Solomon Islands

Festivals in Solomon Islands - Learn about the festivals in Solomon Islands

Embassies of Solomon Islands - Provides an Embassy database for Solomon Islands

Administration facts of Solomon Islands - Learn about the governmental administration facts of Solomon Islands

Newstands in Solomon Islands - Browse through a collection of local online newspapers of Solomon Islands

Attractions in Solomon Islands - Discover the best places to visit, sight seeing, and tourist attractions in Solomon Islands

Maps of Solomon Islands - Discover a detailed map of Solomon Islands

Map Database of Solomon Islands - Browse a large collection of city, country, historical, political, thematic, and shaded relief maps of Solomon Islands

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Geography of Solomon Islands - Highlights the location, map references, area, land boundaries, climate, natural resources, land use, natural hazards, environment, and geography of Solomon Islands

People of Solomon Islands - Learn about the population, age structure, birth and death rate, sex ratio, nationality, ethnic groups, religions, languages, and literacy in Solomon Islands

Government and Politics in Solomon Islands - Profiles the country name, government type, administrative divisions, independence, national holiday, constitution, legal system, suffrage, executive, legislative, and judicial branches, political parties and leaders, and a flag description of Solomon Islands.

Economy of Solomon Islands - Study the GDP, growth rate, per capita, inflation, labor, budget, industries, exports, imports, currency, exchange rates, and economy of Solomon Islands

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Transportation in Solomon Islands - Offers statistical details on the railways, highways, waterways, ports & harbors, airports, and other facts on transportation in Solomon Islands

Military of Solomon Islands - Provides statistics on military branches, army, air force, navy, manpower, military service, expenditure, and facts on military in Solomon Islands

Transnational Issues of Solomon Islands - Explore international disputes and transnational issues of Solomon Islands


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