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Honiara is the capital of the Solomon Islands, an island nation in the South Pacific. The city is located on the island of Guadalcanal. Administratively, it is a an area for themselves, while the island in general constitutes the province of Guadalcanal. Until World War II, Tulagi main place, but this city was so heavily damaged during the war that the administration chose to move to Honiara, which were re-creation and in good condition since the United States had used it as one of their major bases in the Pacific.

A narrow 12 km long coastal strip forms most of the city, but in recent years there has been new development in the hills above.

East of town is Honiara Airport, the country's only international airport. It was originally built during World War II and was for many years under the name of Henderson airfield.

The climate is tropical, with daytime temperatures of around 28 degrees Celsius. The sea temperature is about the same.

The Guadal Canal American Memorial considerable attraction. It was built on the initiative of the Robert F Reynolds, chief of Valor Tours Ltd., to mark the 50th anniversary of the landings on the red beach. The Guadal Canal American Memorial was opened on 7 August 1992.

The Botanical Garden of the National Art Gallery is a very popular spot for afternoon walks, and is known for its orchids and shrubs. It houses, among other things, a herbarium, a lily pond, well planned walkways, and Watapamu village, which represents a typical village, named after the water pump nearby. Anthropology Museum is also located in Honiara, which has exhibitions of recent origin.

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