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Travel to Northern Mariana Islands

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Last Minute Tips Before you Travel to Northern Mariana Islands

  • Time Zone: GMT/UTC +2
  • Electricity: 220/240V, 50Hz (bring an adapter/transformer for your hair drier, laptop, cellullar phone etc.)
  • Currency: US dollar (US$)
  • Country Dialing Code: 670

Northern Mariana Islands

Location
Oceania, islands in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines

Capital
Saipan

Population
80,362 (July 2005 est.)

Regions
none (commonwealth in political union with the US); there are no first-order administrative divisions as defined by the US Government, but there are four municipalities at the second order: Northern Islands, Rota, Saipan, Tinian

Climate
tropical marine; moderated by northeast trade winds, little seasonal temperature variation; dry season December to June, rainy season July to October

Ethnic groups
Asian 56.3%, Pacific islander 36.3%, Caucasian 1.8%, other 0.8%, mixed 4.8% (2000 census)

Religions
Christian (Roman Catholic majority, although traditional beliefs and taboos may still be found)

Languages
Philippine languages 24.4%, Chinese 23.4%, Chamorro 22.4%, English 10.8%, other Pacific island languages 9.5%, other 9.6% (2000 census)

Government type
commonwealth; self-governing with locally elected governor, lieutenant governor, and legislature

Background
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. A new government and constitution went into effect in 1978.

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