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Marshall Islands

Official English Name: Republic of the Marshall Islands

Official Local Name(s): Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ

Common English Name: Marshall Islands

Capital: Majuro

REGION
Oceania
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
None (Island)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Pacific Ocean (Surrounded)
TOTAL AREA
181 km2 (100% land, 0% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
0 km (Island)
TOTAL COASTLINE
370.4 km
CLIMATE
Tropical
TERRAIN
Low coral limestone
Sand islands
HIGHEST POINT
Unnamed location on Likiep (10 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sea Level
NATURAL RESOURCES
Coconut products
Marine products
Deep seabed minerals
NATURAL DISASTERS
Typhoons
DEMONYM
Marshallese
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Marshallese (86.8%)
American (6.4%)
Other Pacific Islanders (2.3%)
Japanese (0.8%)
Filipino (0.8%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
English
Marshallese
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Protestant (86.2%)
Roman Catholic (6.8%)
Other Christian (5.8%)
Indigenous (2.6%)
Atheist (1.6%)
POPULATION
73,376
LARGEST CITY
Majuro (27,797)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Constitutional government in free association with the United States
HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT
President Hilda Heine
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
24 Municipalities
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
21 October 1986 (from the United States of America)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
24-rayed star
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Forever Marshall Islands
GDP PER CAPITA
$3,200 (USD)
CURRENCY
$ (United States Dollar)
EXCHANGE RATE
Note: The Marshall Islands use the United States dollar as its official currency.
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.mh
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+692

Consideration for others is an integral part of Marshallese culture.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/rm.html (Majority of information)

https://joshuaproject.net/countries/RM (Ethnic and religious data)

http://prism.spc.int/images/census_reports/Marshall_Islands_Census_2011-Full.pdf (City population data)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 13 November 2016