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Where is The Marshall Islands?

map showing the location of The Marshall Islands

Located in the continent of Oceania, Marshall Islands covers 181 square kilometers of land, making it the 221st largest nation in terms of land area.

The Marshall Islands became an independent state in 1986, after gaining its sovereignty from The United States Of America. The population of The Marshall Islands is 68,480 (2012) and the nation has a density of 378 people per square kilometer.

The currency of The Marshall Islands is the US Dollar (USD). As well, the people of The Marshall Islands are refered to as Marshallese.

The dialing code for the country is 692 and the top level internet domain for Marshallese sites is .mh.

The Marshall Islands does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Marshall Islands section.

Quick facts

Population 68,480
Density 378.3 / km2 ( 979.9 / mi2 )
Languages Marshallese, English
Independence Year 1986
Capital Majuro (Majuro Atoll)
Currency US Dollar
GDP 190,914,600 (2013 data)
GDP per Capita 2,788 (2013 data)
Land Area 181 km2 (70 mi2)
Minimum Longitude 165.530
Maximum Longitude 172.000
Mininum Latitude 4.570
Maximum Latitude 14.620

What is the capital of The Marshall Islands?

map showing the location of The Marshall Islands
Location of Majuro on a map.

Majuro is the capital city of Marshall Islands. It has a population of 25,400, and is located on a latitue of 7.09 and longitude of 171.38.

Majuro is also the political center of Marshall Islands, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.

Quick Facts About Majuro, the Capital Of The Marshall Islands

City Majuro
Country The Marshall Islands
Population 25,400
Longitude 171.38027000
Latitude 7.08971000
Elevation 6 meters over sea level

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This page was last modified on October 2, 2015.