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

Administrative divisions[edit]

Central Province is sub-divided into the following wards:

  • Central Province (26,051)
    • Sandfly/Buenavista (3,226)
    • West Gela (2,220)
    • East Gela (2,026)
    • Tulagi (1,251)
    • South West Gela (2,586)
    • South East Gela (1,662)
    • North East Gela (2,118)
    • North West Gela (1,722)
    • Banika (2,019)
    • Pavuvu (1,956)
    • Lovukol (2,128)
    • North Savo (1,520)
    • South Savo (1,617)

Islands and settlements[edit]

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