Marshall Islands Facts and History

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Flag of Marshall Islands
National Flag of Marshall Islands

Interesting facts about Marshall Islands

  • Official Name: Majol (Marshallese); Republic of the Marshall Islands)
  • Form of Government: unitary republic with one legislative house1 (Nitijela, or Parliament [33])
  • President: Hilda C. Heine
  • Prime Minister: David Kabua
  • GDP: 221.3 million USD (2018)
  • Capital: Majuro
  • Population: 58,791 (2019)
  • Official Languages: Marshallese
  • Currency: United States Dollar
  • Timezone: GMT+12
  • Area: 181.3 km²
  • Dialing Code: +692
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Marshall Islands
  • Major Rivers: Kwajalein
  • Continent: Oceania
  • Border Countries: The Marshall Islands’ nearest neighbours are Wake Island (north), Kiribati and Nauru (south), and the Federated States of Micronesia (west).

Map of Marshall Islands

National Symbols of Marshall Islands

  • National Bird: Fat Birder
  • National Anthem: “Forever Marshall Islands”
  • National Animal: N/A
  • National Flower: Plumeria
  • National Poet: Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner
  • National Game: Olympic Committee