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Map of Rennell and Bellona district in Solomon Islands

Basic information about Rennell_and_Bellona
Rennell and Bellona is a province of the Solomon Islands comprising two inhabited atolls, Rennell and Bellona, or Mu Ngava and Mu Ngiki respectively in Polynesian, as well as the uninhabited Indispensable Reef. Rennell and Bellona are both Polynesian-inhabited islands within the predominantly Melanesian Solomons. They are thus considered Polynesian outliers. The first known European to sight the islands was Mathew Boyd of Camberwell, London, commander of the merchant ship, Bellona, in 1793. The province has a combined population of 3,041 (2009 census). The Samoic language of the islands is, in English texts, called Rennellese. The capital is Tigoa on Rennell Island.
Cities, towns & villages in Rennell and Bellona
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TigoaTigoa (Sometimes spelt Tingoa) is a village in the Solomon Islands, on Rennell Island. It is the capital of Rennell and Bellona province. It is located approximately 40–60 ft above sea level. Show Tigoaon the map
NiupaniNiupani is a village in the Solomon Islands, on Rennell Island in the Rennell and Bellona province. Show Niupanion the map
States, regions, administrative units in Rennell and Bellona
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Rennell and BellonaRennell and Bellona is a province of the Solomon Islands comprising two inhabited atolls, Rennell and Bellona, or Mu Ngava and Mu Ngiki respectively in Polynesian, as well as the uninhabited Indispensable Reef. Rennell and Bellona are both islands within the predominantly Melanesian Solomons. They are thus considered Polynesian outliers. The first known European to sight the islands was Mathew Boyd of Camberwell, London, commander of the merchant ship, Bellona, in 1793. The province has a combined population of 3,041 (2009 census). The Samoic language of the islands is, in English texts, called Rennellese. The capital is Tigoa on Rennell Island.Show on map
Different buildings in Rennell and Bellona
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Rennell/Tingoa AirportRennell/Tingoa Airport is an airport in Tigoa on Rennell Island in the Solomon Islands (IATA: RNL, ICAO: AGGR).Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Rennell and Bellona
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Rennell IslandRennell Island, locally known as Mugaba, is the main island of two inhabited islands that make up the Rennell and Bellona Province in the Solomon Islands. Rennell Island has a land area of 660 square kilometres (250 sq mi) that is about 80 kilometres (50 mi) long and 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) wide. It is the second largest raised coral atoll in the world with the largest lake in the insular Pacific (Lake Tegano) that is listed as a World Heritage Site. Rennell Island has a population of about 1840 persons of Polynesian descent who primarily speak Renbelian, Pijin and some English. Rennell and Bellona Islands are two of the few islands in the Melanesian Solomon Island archipelago classified as a Polynesian outlier (others being Sikaiana, Ontong Java, Tikopia, Anuta, Duff Islands and some Reef@en .Show on map