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According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Solomon Islands is an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean located east of Papua New Guinea. The total land area of the islands is 28,400 square kilometers (11,000 sq mi) and are made up of 992 islands and islets. The country’s largest island, Guadalcanal, houses the capital city of Honiara. The other major islands are Malaita, Choiseul, Santa Isabel and Makira. The geography of the Solomon Islands is predominantly mountainous with rugged terrain making it difficult to access some parts of the country. There are a number of volcanoes throughout the islands including Savo Island which is still active and has been erupting since 1835. There are also many rivers and creeks as well as numerous coral reefs surrounding the islands providing a rich ecosystem for marine life such as fish, turtles and dolphins amongst others. The climate in the Solomon Islands is tropical with temperatures ranging from 22°C (72°F) to 32°C (90°F). It experiences two distinct seasons: a dry season from May to October and a wet season from November to April. During this time there can be heavy rainfall which can cause flooding in some areas particularly on low-lying coasts and riverbanks. The educational system in Solomon Islands consists of primary school starting at age 6 through to secondary school which ends at age 15 or 16 depending on when students complete their upper secondary exams or equivalent qualification. Following this students can pursue further studies at university or vocational schools which offer courses such as engineering, medicine and law amongst others. There are currently three universities in Solomon Islands: University of the South Pacific Honiara Campus which offers courses such as business administration; University of Technology Honiara Campus offering engineering degrees; and National University Of Science & Technology Honiara Campus offering science-based courses such as medicine and nursing amongst others. In addition to these universities, there are also several technical schools throughout Solomon Islands providing more practical skills upon graduation from upper secondary school such as hairdressing, hospitality management or automotive engineering amongst others. Overall education in Solomon Islands has seen significant improvements over recent years with increased access to quality resources both within schools themselves but also through online learning platforms allowing students from all backgrounds to benefit from education regardless of their social class or background. See topmbadirectory for Solomon Islands Politics and Known People.

Solomon Islands Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink 4 – malaria 3 – yellow fever 1 cholera no Typhoid & Polio 2 – Overview The medical care on the Solomon Islands is only rudimentary, in rural areas it is usually not available. There are eight hospitals, the largest being the Central Hospital in Honiara.… Read More »

Solomon Islands Overview

Economy Cutting down tropical timber has consequences Most of the people in the Solomon Islands work in agriculture. They grow products in order to process and eat them themselves, but there are also products for export. The inhabitants of the Solomon Islands primarily plant coconuts, cassava, sweet potatoes, rice and bananas for their own needs.… Read More »