Yandina, Solomon Islands
Yandina is a town on Mbanika Island in the Russell Islands
Russell Islands
The Russell Islands are two small islands, as well as several islets, of volcanic origin, in the Central Province of the Solomon Islands. They are located approximately 48 km northwest from Guadalcanal. The islands are partially covered in coconut plantations, and have a copra and oil factory at...

, in the Central Province
Central Province (Solomon Islands)
The Central Province is one of the provinces of the Solomon Islands, covering the Russell Islands, Nggela Islands and Savo Island. Its area comprises 615 km² and had a population of 21,577 as of 1999. The capital is Tulagi.-Islands:*Aeaun...

 of the Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands is a sovereign state in Oceania, east of Papua New Guinea, consisting of nearly one thousand islands. It covers a land mass of . The capital, Honiara, is located on the island of Guadalcanal...

. It is a port, and an airport (ICAO code: AGGY, IATA code: XYA). Yandina is the site of a copra and cocoa plantation and has basic services such as a store, post office, and rest house.

The Yandina police station was the scene of one of the opening events of the ethnic tensions, where a group of men raided the armoury and stole high powered weapons and ammunition. The group involved became known as the Guadalcanal Revolutionary Army, and later as Isatabu Freedom Movement
Isatabu Freedom Movement
Isatabu Freedom Movement is a nationalist militant organisation of the island of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.The movement also included other factions such as the Guadalcanal Revolutionary Army and the Guadalcanal Liberation Front which was led by warlord Harold Keke...


Yandina is the site of one of the RAMSI posts.

Yandina is also known as a diving destination.
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