- Rennell and Bellona Province
Infobox Solomon Islands Province
name = Rennell and Bellona Province
area = 671
arearank = 8th
population = 2,377
population_as_of = 1999
populationrank = 9th
density = 3.5
densityrank = 9th
Rennell and Bellona is a province of the
Solomon Islandscomprised of two inhabited atolls, Rennell and Bellona, or Mu Nggava and Mu Ngiki respectively in Polynesian, as well as the uninhabited Indispensable Reef.
Rennell and Bellona are both Polynesian-inhabited islands within the Solomons, most of the islands being primarily
Melanesianwith a few Polynesian islands. They are thus considered Polynesian outliers.
The atolls were officially discovered by Mathew Boyd of
Camberwell, London, Commander of the merchant ship, "Bellona", in 1793. The province has a combined population of 2,377 (1999). The Samoic language of the islands is, in English texts, called "Rennell". The capital is Tigoaon Rennell Island.
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