Taro Island

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Taro Island
Choiseul and neighbouring islands (Taro not shown)
Choiseul and neighbouring islands (Taro not shown)
Taro Island is located in Solomon Islands
Taro Island
Taro Island
Location in the Solomon Islands
Coordinates: 06°42′41″S 156°23′47″E / 6.71139°S 156.39639°E / -6.71139; 156.39639
Country  Solomon Islands
Province Choiseul
Area
 • Total 0.44 km2 (0.17 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 507

Taro Island is a small island in the Solomon Islands with 507 inhabitants, capital of Choiseul Province and is located in Choiseul Bay off the northwest coast.

Taro Island is home to the Choiseul Bay Airport, served by Solomon Airlines with flights to Gizo and other destinations.1

In September 2012, groundbreaking for the construction of a police housing project began. The project will be supervised by the Choiseul Province police board, and will strengthen police presence on the island.2

References

  1. ^ "Domestic Route Map". Solomon Airlines. Archived from the original on 2007-01-27. Retrieved 2007-03-17. 
  2. ^ Taro Police Housing Project, By Jennifer Kakai, 24 August 2012, Solomon Star News


Coordinates: 06°42′41″S 156°23′47″E / 6.71139°S 156.39639°E / -6.71139; 156.39639








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