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About Northern Mariana Islands in detail
Where is Northern Mariana Islands?
Northern Mariana Islands, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 15 12 N 145 45 E otherwise in Oceania, in Oceania, islands in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines.
What is the capital of Northern Mariana Islands?
The capital city of Northern Mariana Islands is: Saipan.
What is the time in Saipan?
It is 15 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of Saipan is: UTC+10.
What is the Internet code for Northern Mariana Islands?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Northern Mariana Islands is: .mp
What is the size of Northern Mariana Islands?
The territory of Northern Mariana Islands is total: 464 sq km; land: 464 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Northern Mariana Islands is 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Northern Mariana Islands, we can do that by covering the distance of 0 km.
What is the water coverage of Northern Mariana Islands?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Northern Mariana Islands is covered by water (see below), and this includes 1,482 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Northern Mariana Islands?
The climate of Northern Mariana Islands is tropical marine: moderated by northeast trade winds, little seasonal temperature variation: dry season December to June, rainy season July to October.
Geographical data of Northern Mariana Islands
The elevation of Northern Mariana Islands; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m, highest point: unnamed elevation on Agrihan 965 m.
The typical geographical details of Northern Mariana Islands include the southern islands in this north-south trending archipelago are limestone, with fringing coral reefs; the northern islands are volcanic, with active volcanoes on several islands.
If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Northern Mariana Islands is strategic location in the North Pacific Ocean.
Resources and land use of Northern Mariana Islands
The country’s main mined products are arable land, fish. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 6.6%; arable land 2.2%; permanent crops 2.2%; permanent pasture 2.2%; forest: 65.5%; other: 27.9% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Northern Mariana Islands
The number of inhabitants of Northern Mariana Islands is 53,467 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of population distribution, it is safe to say that N/A.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 89.2% of total population (2015).
Most of the population in Northern Mariana Islands is concentrated in SAIPAN (capital) 49,000 (2014).
Ethnicity in Northern Mariana Islands
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Asian 50% (includes Filipino 35.3%, Chinese 6.8%, Korean 4.2%, and other Asian 3.7%), Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 34.9% (includes Chamorro 23.9%, Carolinian 4.6%, and other Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6.4%), other 2.5%, two or more ethnicities or races 12.7% (2010 estimate).
Spoken languages in Northern Mariana Islands
The spoken languages in Northern Mariana Islands are the following: Philippine languages 32.8%, Chamorro (official language) 24.1%, English (official language) 17%, other Pacific island languages 10.1%, Chinese 6.8%, other Asian languages 7.3%, other 1.9% (2010 estimate).
What are the most important religions in Northern Mariana Islands?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Christian (Roman Catholic majority, although traditional beliefs and taboos may still be found).
Further population data of Northern Mariana Islands
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 25.54% (male 7,041 / female 6,614) 15-24 years: 13.59% (male 4,073 / female 3,194) 25-54 years: 44.32% (male 10,035 / female 13,663) 55-64 years: 11.26% (male 3,210 / female 2,811) 65 years and over: 5.29% (male 1,388 / female 1,438) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Northern Mariana Islands is 2.07% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Northern Mariana Islands the birth rate is 17.2 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 3.8 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
In this day and age in the developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so the childbearing is extended. In Northern Mariana Islands the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best case scenario despite the fact that the birth of the children is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as the life expectancy is also extended. In the case of Northern Mariana Islands, these figures are . With the introduction of modern medicine, the vaccinations and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Northern Mariana Islands are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Northern Mariana Islands
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; The Northern Mariana Islands' economy benefits substantially from financial assistance from the US. In fiscal year 2013, federal grants accounted for 35.4% of the Commonwealth’s total revenues. A small agriculture sector is made up of cattle ranches and sThe Commonwealth’s economy continued to recover in 2013. Real GDP increased 4.4%, following a 2.1% gain in 2012. Economic growth in 2013 reflected increases in consumer spending and exports of services, mainly spending by foreign tourists.Tourism continued to grow in 2013, after posting double-digit growth in 2012. The tourist industry employs approximately a quarter of the work force and accounts for roughly one-fourth of GDP. The Commonwealth is making a concerted effort to broaden its t.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Northern Mariana Islands is $1.232 billion (2013 estimate).
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Northern Mariana Islands is 4.5% (2013)2.1% (2012)-6.8% (2011).
These statistics are affecting the world economy, remember in 2015 when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange was temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Northern Mariana Islands this is $13,300 (2013 estimate) $12,900 (2012)$12,400 (2011).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Northern Mariana Islands produces?
The main agricultural products of Northern Mariana Islands are vegetables and melons, fruits and nuts; ornamental plants; livestock, poultry, eggs; fish and aquaculture products.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are tourism, banking, construction, fishing, handicrafts, other services. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on tourism, banking, construction, fishing, handicrafts, other services.
Drinking water source in Northern Mariana Islands
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water improved: urban: 97.5% of population, rural: 97.5% of population, total: 97.5% of population. Unimproved: urban: 2.5% of population, rural: 2.5% of population, total: 2.5% of population (2015 estimate).
Average number of childbirth in Northern Mariana Islands
In Northern Mariana Islands the average number of childbirth is 1.96 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Northern Mariana Islands
The average age of the population is total: 32.7 years; male: 30 years, female: 33.7 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Northern Mariana Islands it is 18 years of age, universal.
In this age when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Northern Mariana Islands is 7.4 migrant(s) / 1,000 population (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: see United States.
Is Northern Mariana Islands a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Northern Mariana Islands
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Northern Mariana Islands density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Northern Mariana Islands the N/A.
However, the HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Northern Mariana Islands the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: .
Regarding tourism the obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate obese adults in Northern Mariana Islands is N/A.
What are the natural hazards Northern Mariana Islands? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Northern Mariana Islands are active volcanoes on Pagan and Agrihan; typhoons (especially August to November).
More interesting facts about Northern Mariana Islands
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; Under US administration as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific, the people of the Northern Mariana Islands decided in the 1970s not to seek independence but instead to forge closer links with the US. Negotiations for territorial status began in 1972. A covenant to establish a commonwealth in political union with the US was approved in 1975, and came into force on 24 March 1976. A new government and constitution went into effect in 1978..
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Northern Mariana Islands: none (commonwealth in political union with the US).
The flag and other symbols of Northern Mariana Islands
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, blue with a white, five-pointed star superimposed on a gray latte stone (the traditional foundation stone used in building) in the center, surrounded by a wreath; blue symbolizes the Pacific Ocean, the star represents the Commonwealth; the latte stone and the floral head wreath display elements of the native Chamorro culture.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of the national unity is the national anthem. The main purpose of the anthem is to share the nation's core values, endeavors, and the patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Northern Mariana Islands: latte stone; national colors: blue, white.
Constitution of Northern Mariana Islands
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Northern Mariana Islands?
Most of the times the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Northern Mariana Islands is US system applies, except for customs, wages, immigration laws, and taxation.
It was Aristotle, who founded the theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have been defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities are separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities are usually interwoven in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Northern Mariana Islands, we can highlight the following structures bicameral Northern Mariana Commonwealth Legislature consists of the Senate (9 seats; members directly elected in single-seat constituencies by simple majority vote to serve 4-year terms) and the House of Representatives (20 seats; members directly elected in single-seat constituencies by simple majority vote to serve 2-year terms)elections: Senate - last held on 8 November 2016 (next to be held on November 2020); House of Representatives - last held on 8 November 2016 (next to be held on November 2018)election results: Senate - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Covenant Party 3, Republican Party 3, Democratic Party 1, independent 2; House of Representatives - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Republican Party 14, independents 6note: the Northern Mariana Islands directly elects 1 member by simple majority vote to serve a 2-year term as a delegate to the US House of Representatives; the delegate can vote when serving on a committee and when the House meets as the Committee of the Whole House, but not when legislation is submitted for a “full floor” House vote; election of delegate last held on 4 November 2014 (next to be held on 8 November 2016).
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Northern Mariana Islands
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is the unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of the unemployment rate, but as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Northern Mariana Islands the labor force is 27,970 (2010 estimate). Please bear in mind that the population in Northern Mariana Islands is total: 5.3 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 5.7 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 4.9 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Northern Mariana Islands is 11.2% (2010 estimate).
It is widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the fortune of the poorest half of the world's population.
In Northern Mariana Islands, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: NA% highhest 10%: NA%.
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index is named after its founder Corrado Gini an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one if the criteria is concentrated on the territory. In Northern Mariana Islands the GINI index is N/A.
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less is a subjective measure. It varies by country its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the poorest 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Northern Mariana Islands the people living under the poverty line is lowest 10%: NA% highhest 10%: NA%.
About the budget and central governments debt of Northern Mariana Islands
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Northern Mariana Islands is; revenues: $246.4 million, expenditures: $249.8 million (2013 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are 20% of GDP (2013 estimate).
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Northern Mariana Islands is 1 October - 30 September.
In country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state local, federal and central governments debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Northern Mariana Islands
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: -2.5% (2013 estimate), 1.1% (2012) and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: N/A.
Export/import partners and data of Northern Mariana Islands
Northern Mariana Islands, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Northern Mariana Islands is: $288 million (2013), $268 million (2012). The total revenue of these activities: garments.
The most important export partners of Northern Mariana Islands are the N/A.
The most important imported products are: food, construction equipment and materials, petroleum products, and the countries from where the import is coming: N/A.
Renewable energies used in Northern Mariana Islands
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies has to replace the fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Northern Mariana Islands, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is N/A.
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the N/A.
Telecommunication data of Northern Mariana Islands, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Northern Mariana Islands; digital fiber-optic cables and satellites connect the islands to worldwide networksdomestic: wide variety of services available including dial-up and broadband Internet, mobile cellular, international private lines, payphones, phone cards, voicemail, and automatic call distribution systemsinternational: country code - 1-670; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean) (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Northern Mariana Islands
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Northern Mariana Islands: 5 (2013), and the number of heliports: 1 (2013).
The total length of the roadways in Northern Mariana Islands: total: 536 km (2008).
The total length of the waterways in Northern Mariana Islands: N/A.
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Facts about Northern Mariana Islands
Name of the country: conventional long form: Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, conventional short form: Northern Mariana Islandsabbreviation: CNMI, former: Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Mariana Islands District, etymology: formally claimed and named by Spain in 1667 in honor of the Spanish Queen, MARIANA of Austria.
|Abbrevation: Northern Mariana Islands||Geographic coordinates:
15 12 N, 145 45 E
|Capital of Northern Mariana Islands: Saipan||GPS of the Capital:
15 12 N 145 45 E
|Position: Oceania, islands in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines|
|Land area: total: 464 sq km; land: 464 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: the southern islands in this north-south trending archipelago are limestone, with fringing coral reefs; the northern islands are volcanic, with active volcanoes on several islands
||Area comparative: 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 53,467 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 2.07% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.06 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.06 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 1.28 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 0.73 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 1.14 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.92 male(s) / female, total population: 0.93 male(s) / female, (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $288 million (2013), $268 million (2012)||Imports: $606 million (2013), $531 million (2012)||Import partners: N/A|
|Urbanization: urban population: 89.2% of total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): SAIPAN (capital) 49,000 (2014)||Median age: total: 32.7 years; male: 30 years, female: 33.7 years (2016 estimate)
|Internet users: total: 16,000. Percent of population: 30.6% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): N/A||Telephones (mobile, cellular): N/A|
|Unemployment rate: 11.2% (2010 estimate)||Nationality: NA (US citizens) adjective: NA||National holidays: Commonwealth Day, 8 January (1978)|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 78 years. Male: 75.3 years, female: 80.8 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 1.96 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 17.2 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: N/A||Legal system: US system applies, except for customs, wages, immigration laws, and taxation||Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal|
|Industries: tourism, banking, construction, fishing, handicrafts, other services||Industrial production growth rate: N/A %||GDP real growth rate: 4.5% (2013)2.1% (2012)-6.8% (2011)|
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