Northern Marianas

Quick Facts and Figures

  • Official Name Northern Mariana Islands, a commonwealth territory of the U.S., claimed 1947 
  • Capital Island of Saipan 
  • Languages English, Chamorro, Carolinian 
  • Official Currency US Dollar 
  • Religions Catholic, traditional beliefs 
  • Population 77,311 (July 2002 est.) 
  • Land Area 447 sq km (172.5 sq miles) 
  • Latitude/Longitude 15º 12' N, 145º 45' E 


  • Oceania Map here 
  • Northern Marianas Map CIA version here

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This page was last updated on July 12, 2016.