Republic of the Marshall Islands Google maps and facts
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Facts about Marshall Islands
|Administrative divisions:||33 municipalities; Ailinginae , Ailinglaplap , Ailuk , Arno , Aur , Bikar , Bikini , Bokak , Ebon , Enewetak , Erikub , Jabat , Jaluit , Jemo , Kili , Kwajalein , Lae , Lib , Likiep , Majuro , Maloelap , Mejit , Mili , Namorik , Namu , Rongelap , Rongrik , Toke , Ujae , Ujelang , Utirik , Wotho , Wotje|
|Area:||total: 181.3 sq km land: 181.3 sq km water: 0 sq km note: the archipelago includes 11 ,673 sq km of lagoon waters and includes the atolls of Bikini , Enewetak , Kwajalein , Majuro , Rongelap , and Utirik|
|Background:||After almost four decades under US administration as the easternmost part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands , the Marshall Islands attained independence in 1986 under a Compact of Free Association. Compensation claims continue as a result of US nuclear testing on some of the atolls between 1947 and 1962. The Marshall Islands hosts the US Army Kwajalein Atoll (USAKA) Reagan Missile Test Site , a key installation in the US missile defense network.|
|Flag description:||blue with two stripes radiating from the lower hoist-side corner - orange (top) and white; there is a white star with four large rays and 20 small rays on the hoist side above the two stripes|
|Capital:||name: Majuro geographic coordinates: 7 06 N , 171 23 E time difference: UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)|
|Climate:||tropical; hot and humid; wet season May to November; islands border typhoon belt|
|Currency code:||US dollar (USD)|
|Ethnic groups:||Marshallese 92.1% , mixed Marshallese 5.9% , other 2% (2006)|
|Geographic coordinates:||9 00 N , 168 00 E|
|Geography note:||the Marshall Islands Bikini and Enewetak are former US nuclear test sites; Kwajalein , the famous World War II battleground , is used as a US missile test range; island city of Ebeye is the second largest settlement in the Marshall Islands , after the capital of Majuro , and one of the most densely populated locations in the Pacific|
|Government type:||constitutional government in free association with the US; the Compact of Free Association entered into force 21 October 1986 and the Amended Compact entered into force in May 2004|
|Imports partners:||US , Japan , Australia , NZ , Singapore , Fiji , China , Philippines (2006)|
|Internet country code:||.mh|
|Land boundaries:||370.4 km|
|Neighbouring countries:||0 km|
|Languages:||Marshallese (official) 98.2% , other languages 1.8% (1999 census) note: English (official) , widely spoken as a second language|
|Location:||Oceania , two archipelagic island chains of 29 atolls , each made up of many small islets , and five single islands in the North Pacific Ocean , about half way between Hawaii and Australia|
|National holiday:||Constitution Day , 1 May (1979)|
|Nationality:||noun: Marshallese (singular and plural) adjective: Marshallese|
|Natural hazards:||infrequent typhoons|
|Population:||63 ,174 (July 2008 est.)|
|Religions:||Protestant 54.8% , Assembly of God 25.8% , Roman Catholic 8.4% , Bukot nan Jesus 2.8% , Mormon 2.1% , other Christian 3.6% , other 1% , none 1.5% (1999 census)|
|Terrain:||low coral limestone and sand islands|
|Unemployment rate:||30.9% (2000 est.)|
Capital of Republic of the Marshall Islands
Majuro (click to view Majuro map)
Places in Marshall Islands
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