Temotu is the easternmost province of the Solomon Islands and was formerly known as Santa Cruz Islands Province. The province borders the western region of the Vanuatu archipelago and is made up of two chains of scattered, mostly low lying islands which run parallel to each in a northwest to the southeast direction.
The Island of Santa Cruz (Nendo) is the province’s largest island. The province’s capital Lata is located on the island of Santa Cruz and is the province’s largest urban centre.
Premier: David Maina
Area: 895 km2
Population: 21, 362 (2009 Census)
Density: 23.9 / km2
Administrative Wards: 17 Wards