Where is Marshall Islands?

Marshall Islands is an Oceanian country covering 181.00 km2. The group of islands has 11,673 sq km of lagoon waters and encompasses the atolls of Bikini, Enewetak, Kwajalein, Majuro, Rongelap, and Utirik. This makes it the 7th smallest country in the world and about 15 times smaller than Rhode Island. Its geographic coordinates are 9 00 N, 168 00 E and Majuro is the capital city.

Marshall Islands is an island nation. The Marshall Islands claim US territory of Wake Island.

The islands were named for British Captain John Marshall.

Its ISO code is MH.

Geography

The islands are located in Oceania. Marshall Islands has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level.

It has a tropical climate with a west season from May to November. Its terrain is mostly composed of low coral limestone and sand islands.

Population

Marshall Islands has a population of 73,376 making it the 201st largest in the world.

Marshallese is the official language and most common language spoken. The major ethnic group is Marshallese. The majority of the population is Protestant or Roman Catholic.

The dialing code for the country is 692.

Government

Marshall Islands is an independent country. It gained independence from the US-administered UN trusteeship. Its constitution was last ratified in 1979.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Marshall Islands's GDP is $180,000,000.00 (USD) with $3,300.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 219th largest economy and its citizens the 181st richest in the world. The currency of Marshall Islands is the Dollar (USD). Its main exports are copra cake, coconut oil, and handirafts. Its major imports include foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, and fuels.