Honiara is the capital city of Solomon Islands, situated on the north-western coast of Guadalcanal. The city is served by Honiara International Airport and the seaport of Point Cruz, and lies along the Kukum Highway.
Honiara contains the majority of the major government buildings and institutions of Solomon Islands. The National Parliament of Solomon Islands, Honiara Solomon Islands College of Higher Education, International School in Honiara and University of the South Pacific Solomon Islands are located in Honiara as is the national museum and Honiara Market.
Honiara is Solomon Islands' springboard for tourism activities. The country's tourist office, Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau, is on Honiara's main thoroughfare, Mendana Avenue. Situated between the Yacht Club and the Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel, its officers provide tourist information and can radio ahead to announce visitors' arrivals to guest houses in the remoter areas. Honiara banks include the Westpac Bank, the ANZ Bank, and the National Bank. Anchorage facilities are available in Honiara Port for both national and international ships.
Honiara has a population of over 84,520 people.
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