Banie (island)

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Banie (IPA: [ᵐbanie]) is the main island of the Vanikoro group, in the Temotu province of the Solomon Islands.[1] The only other inhabited island of the group is the smaller island of Teanu or Tevai.


The island of Banie receives its name from its highest mountain, mount Banie.

The local population sometimes uses Banie as a way to designate the whole Vanikoro group.


  1. ^ "Vanikoro Island - John Seach". Volcano Live. Retrieved 26 June 2018.

External links

  • Maps of Vanikoro, showing location of Banie.

Coordinates: 11°39′S 166°54′E / 11.650°S 166.900°E / -11.650; 166.900

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