the southern Solomon Islands that since 1978 form an independent state in the British Commonwealth
the northernmost islands are part of Papua New Guinea; the remainder form an independent state within the British Commonwealth
Solomon Islands accounting glossary
Solomon Islands Ministry of Commerce, Employment and Tourism
The Solomon Islands is a nation in Melanesia, east of Papua New Guinea, consisting of nearly one thousand islands. Together they cover a land mass of 28,400 square kilometres (10,965 sq mi). The capital is Honiara, located on the island of Guadalcanal.