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Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas
Commonwealth Téél Falúw kka Efáng llól Marianas
Anthem: Gi Talo Gi Halom Tasi  (Chamorro)
Satil Matawal Pacifiko  (Refaluwasch)
In the Middle of the Sea  (English)
The Star-Spangled Banner
Location of Northern Mariana Islands
StatusCommonwealth
Capital
and largest city
Saipan
15°14′N145°45′E / 15.233°N 145.750°E / 15.233; 145.750
Official languages
Ethnic groups(2010[1])
DemonymNorthern Mariana Islander (formal)
Chamorro (colloquial)[2]
Country United States
GovernmentTerritorialpresidentialconstitutional republic
Donald Trump (R)
Ralph Torres (R)
Victor Hocog (R)
Gregorio Sablan (I)
LegislatureCommonwealth Legislature
Senate
House of Representatives
Commonwealthin political union with the United States
• Part of Spanish East Indies
1565
1898
• Part of German New Guinea
1899
1919
• Covenant
1975
• Commonwealth
1978
• End of trusteeship
1986
Area
• Total
464 km2 (179 sq mi) (n/a)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2016 estimate
53,467 (n/a)
• 2010 census
53,833 (n/a)
• Density
115/km2 (297.8/sq mi) (n/a)
GDP (PPP)2013 estimate
• Total
$682 million[3] (n/a)
• Per capita
$13,300[3] (n/a)
CurrencyUnited States dollar (USD)
Time zoneChST(UTC+10)
Date formatMM/DD/YYYY
Drives on theright
Calling code+1 670
ISO 3166 codeMP
Internet TLD.mp

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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