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Republic of the Marshall Islands

Aolepān Aorōkin Ṃajeḷ  (Marshallese)
Motto: "Jepilpilin ke ejukaan"
"Accomplishment through joint effort"
Location of Marshall Islands
Capital
and largest city
Majuro[1]
7°7′N171°4′E / 7.117°N 171.067°E / 7.117; 171.067
Official languages
Ethnic groups
(2006[2])
  • 92.1% Marshallese
  • 5.9% Mixed Marshallese
  • 2% Others
Religion
(2010)
Demonym(s)Marshallese
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary republic
David Kabua
• Speaker
Kenneth Kedi[4]
LegislatureNitijela
Independence 
from the United States
• Self-government
1979
October 21, 1986
Area
• Total
181.43 km2 (70.05 sq mi) (188th)
• Water (%)
n/a (negligible)
Population
• 2018 estimate
58,413[5][6] (211th)
• 2011 census
53,158[7]
• Density
293.0/km2 (758.9/sq mi) (28th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$215 million
• Per capita
$3,789[8]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$220 million
• Per capita
$3,866[8]
HDI (2018)Increase 0.698[9]
medium · 117th
CurrencyUnited States dollar (USD)
Time zoneUTC+12 (MHT)
Date formatMM/DD/YYYY
Driving sideright
Calling code+692
ISO 3166 codeMH
Internet TLD.mh
  1. 2005 estimate.

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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