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Wake Island
United States Minor Outlying Islands
Flag of Wake Island
Flag
Motto: "Where America's Day Really Begins"
Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner
Map of Wake Island
Map of Wake Island
Wake Island is located in Pacific Ocean
Wake Island
Wake Island
Location in the Pacific Ocean
Coordinates: 19°18′N166°38′E / 19.300°N 166.633°E / 19.300; 166.633Coordinates: 19°18′N166°38′E / 19.300°N 166.633°E / 19.300; 166.633
CountryUnited States
Statusunorganized, unincorporated territory
Claimed by U.S.January 17, 1899
Government
 • BodyUnited States Air Force
 • Island CommanderCaptain Ronald Dion, Detachment 1, PACAF Regional Support Center
 • Civil AdministratorGordon O. Tanner, General Counsel of the Air Force
Area
 • Land2.73 sq mi (7.1 km2)
 • Lagoon2 sq mi (6 km2)
 • EEZ157,237 sq mi (407,241 km2)
Highest elevation21 ft (6 m)
Lowest elevation (Pacific Ocean)0 ft (0 m)
Population (2015)
 • Totalca. 94
DemonymWakean
Time zoneWake Island Time Zone (UTC+12)
APO / Zip Code96898

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


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