The Solomon Islands is an archipelago in the south-west Pacific consisting of a double chain of rocky islands and some small coral islands. It joined the Commonwealth in 1978.
Solomon Islands attended their first Games in Brisbane in 1982 and have only been absent from the 1986 Games.
The National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) was recognised in 1983 and is responsible for the organisation of it's country's participation in the Commonwealth Games. NOCSI also has the responsibility for organising the participation of Solomon Islands in South Pacific Games and the Olympic Games.
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Capital - Honiara
Population - 523,000
Time Zone - GMT +11:00
Language - Melanesian pidgin, 120 indigenous languages, English
Currency - Solomon Islands Dollar (SI$)