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Honiara

(hō'nēär`ə), town (2009 pop. 64,609), capital of the Solomon Islands. Located on GuadalcanalGuadalcanal
, volcanic island (2009 pop. 93,613), c.2,510 sq mi (6,500 sq km), South Pacific, largest of the Solomon Islands. Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, is there. The island is largely jungle. Mt. Makarakombou rises to 8,028 ft (2,447 m).
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 in the SW Pacific, Honiara was rebuilt to replace the former capital of Tulaghi at the end of World War II and occupies the site of an important American campaign against the Japanese. The town now has an expanded harbor, a reconstructed Government House, and a national museum.

Honiara

 

a city and port on the island of Guadalcanal. Capital of the Solomon Islands. Population, 17,000 (1973). Coconut plantations are located in the area, and copra is exported.

Honiara

the capital of the Solomon Islands, on NW Guadalcanal Island. Pop.: 61 000 (2005 est.)
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