Central Province (Solomon Islands)

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

Central Province
Flag of 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
Capital Tulagi
 • Premier Patrick Vasuni
 • Total 615 km2 (237 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)
 • Total 26,051
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone +11 (UTC+11)

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

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