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Northern Mariana Islands Facts

Where is Northern Mariana Islands?
The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is situated in the western Pacific Ocean. The island is in political union with the United States of America.

What is the capital of Northern Mariana Islands ?
Capital Hill is the capital of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. It is a settlement situated on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. The seat of the government of the island is situated in the capital city.

How big is Northern Mariana Islands ?
The Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands comprises fifteen islands. According to the United States Census Bureau, the total area spanned by the islands is 179.01 square miles. The population of the islands is 53,883.

What are the administrative divisions of Northern Mariana Islands ?
For administrative purposes, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is divided into four municipalities.

Who are the political leaders of Northern Mariana Islands ?
The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is a presidential representative democracy.

President - Barack Obama
Governor - Benigno R. Fitial
Lt. Governor - Eloy S. Inos
Delegate to U.S. Congress - Gregorio Sablan

What is the official currency used in Northern Mariana Islands ?
The United States dollar denoted by the ISO 4217 code USD is the official currency of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. It is divided into 100 cents or pennies. The U.S. dollar is also the currency of some British Overseas Territories including British Virgin Islands and Turks and Caicos.

What is the official language of Northern Mariana Islands ?
English, Chamorro, Carolinian, and Spanish are the officially recognized languages of Northern Mariana Islands.

What is the official religion of Northern Mariana Islands ?
Christianity is the pre-dominant religion; most of the people of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are Roman Catholics.

What is the economy of Northern Mariana Islands like ?
The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands relies on development assistance from the federal government of the United States. Tourism is a significant part of the economy. Tapioca, coconuts, breadfruit, tomatoes, and melons are found in the island but agriculture remains relatively insignificant.

When is the national day of Northern Marianas celebrated ?
The national day of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is celebrated on 8th of January every year. On this day in 1978, the islands achieved commonwealth status. This day is known as the Commonwealth Day and is declared a national holiday.

Last Updated date: May 24, 2016

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