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Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas
FlagSeal
Anthem: Gi Talo Gi Halom Tasi  (Chamorro)
Satil Matawal Pacifiko  (Carolinian)
The Star-Spangled Banner[a]
StatusCommonwealth
CapitalCapitol Hill (Saipan)
15°14′N145°45′E / 15.233°N 145.750°E / 15.233; 145.750
Official languages
DemonymNorthern Mariana Islander[1]
Sovereign stateUnited States
GovernmentTerritorialpresidentialconstitutional republic
 - PresidentBarack Obama (D)
 - GovernorEloy Inos (R)
 - Lt. GovernorRalph Torres (R)
 - DelegateGregorio Sablan (I)
LegislatureCommonwealth Legislature
 - Upper houseSenate
 - Lower houseHouse of Representatives
Commonwealthwithin the United States
 - Covenant1975 
 - Commonwealth1978 
 - End of trusteeship1986 
Area
 - Total475.3 km2 (196th)
183.5 sq mi
 - Water (%)negligible
Population
 - 2007 estimate77,000 (211th)
 - 2010 census53,833
 - Density113.3/km2 (93rd)
293.4/sq mi
CurrencyUnited States dollar (USD)
Time zoneChST(UTC+10)
Calling code+1 670
ISO 3166 codeMP
Internet TLD.mp
Website
www.gov.mp
a.^ "The Star-Spangled Banner" serves as the national anthem for the United States of America, and its territories.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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