Central Province (Solomon Islands)

Coordinates: 9°00′S 159°45′E / 9.000°S 159.750°E / -9.000; 159.750

The Central Province is one of the provinces of Solomon Islands, covering the Russell Islands, Nggela Islands (Florida Islands) and Savo Island.[1] Its area comprises 615 square kilometres (237 square miles) and had a population of 26,051 as of 2009. The provincial capital is Tulagi.[2][3]

Central Province
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Coordinates: 9°0′S 159°45′E / 9.000°S 159.750°E / -9.000; 159.750
Country Solomon Islands
CapitalTulagi
Government
 • PremierPatrick Vasuni
Area
 • Total615 km2 (237 sq mi)
Population
 (2009 census)
 • Total26,051
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+11 (+11)

Administrative divisionsEdit

Central Province is sub-divided into the following wards:

  • Central Province (26,051)

Islands and settlementsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Planet, Lonely. "Central Province travel | Solomon Islands". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 13 June 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Central Province, Solomon Islands | Solomon Airlines". www.flysolomons.com. Solomon Airlines. Retrieved 13 June 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "PROVINCIAL PROFILE OF THE 2009 POPULATION & HOUSING CENSUS". Retrieved 13 June 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)