Flag of Solomon Islands πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡§

Flag of Solomon Islands

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Solomon Islands πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡§ lie in the eastern direction from New Guinea and to the west from the shores of Australia. The flag of the archipelago is composed of blue and green sections, where the fields are separated by a yellow diagonal stripe. In the upper left part of the blue box, a white five-pointed stars are located. The islands have not been colonized until the 19th century, but it eventually came under the British-German domination. In 1920, Australian ruled the islands and Solomon Islands have become independent in 1977. A year after, the current national flag has been adopted. The stars denote five island territories; blue represents the ocean, yellow the local bright sun and green fertile land.

Country information

Independent Yes
Country codes SB, SLB (ISO 3166-1)
Official name Solomon Islands
Capital city Honiara
Continent Oceania
Member of United Nations, Commonwealth of Nations, Pacific Community
Population 680Β 806 (2019)
Total area 28Β 896 km2
Highest point Mount Popomanaseu on Guadalcanal (2Β 335 m, 7Β 661 ft)
Lowest point South Pacific Ocean
GDP per capita $ 2Β 138 (World Bank, 2018)
Currency Solomon Islands dollar ($, SBD)
Calling code +677
Internet TLD .sb

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