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The Solomon Islands is a country consisting of many islands in the Pacific. It is a target nation for YFC but as of yet, has no official presence in the country.

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Fast Facts:
Population: 523,000
Capital: Honiara
No. Islands: 992
Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Time Zone: +11
Currency: Solomon Island Dollar (AUD $1 –> SBD SI$6.76)
Religion: Christianity
Main Languages: Pijin and English
Life Expectancy: 60 years (approx.)
Adult Literacy rate (% ages 15 and older): 76%
Nearby Countries: Nauru (1,250km), Vanuatu (1,289km), Papua New Guinea (1,402km)

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