Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands, is an island country and a United States associated state near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line. Geographically, the country is part of the larger island group of Micronesia. The country's population of 58,413 people is spread out over 29 coral atolls, comprising 1,156 individual islands and islets. The capital and largest city is Majuro. The islands share maritime boundaries with the Wake Island to the north, Kiribati to the southeast, Nauru to the south, and Federated States of Micronesia to the west. About 52.3% of Marshall Islanders live on Majuro. Data from the United Nations indicates an estimated population in 2018 of 58,413. In 2016, 73.3% of the population were defined as being "urban". The UN also indicates a population density of 295 per sq km and its projected 2020 population is 59,190.

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Geographical values

  • absolute in degrees, minutes and seconds:
    7° 4′ 34″ N • of northern latitude
    171° 19′ 35″ E • of eastern longitude
  • in degrees with decimal fractions:
    7.076047°; 171.326511°

Length of Marshall Islands from south to north is 0.600 kilometers, from west ot east – 0.946 km.

State symbols

Flag of Marshall Islands
Flag of Marshall Islands
Coat of arms, seal, symbol, emblem of Marshall Islands
Coat of arms of Marshall Islands

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