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Marshall Islands

 

Country Name

The Marshall Islands or The  Republic of the Marshall Islands.

 

Location

  Is an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean

The islands share maritime boundaries with the Federated States of

Micronesia to the west, Wake Island to the north, Kiribati to the southeast and

Nauru to the south. 

 

 

Reason for naming the country 

The Marshall Islands were named after a British captain, John Marshall (also known as William Marshall), who, with the help of another captain, Thomas Gilbert, who owns islands near the Marshall Islands, named the Gilbert Islands, explored an archipelago in 1788 when he was being transported to New South Wales.

 

 

Capital

Majuro.

 

 

Flag

The current Marshall Islands flag was adopted on May 1, 1979, when the islands were self-governing.

The 24 radios in the white star symbolize 24 constituencies

in the Marshall Islands, while the four large radars point to

the four main regions of the Marshall Islands

(Majuro, Jaluit, Wotje and Ebeye).

Blue symbolizes the Pacific Ocean.

White Ribbon: symbolizes the Ratak Chain, which means

sunrise. White also symbolizes peace.

Orange Ribbon: symbolizes the Ralik Chain, which

means "sunrise". Orange also symbolizes courage and success.

 

Language

English is one of the official languages, but the official language of the Marshall Islands is Marshallism, which is similar to the Micronesian languages.

The language uses Latin characters, with lots of modulation symbols. The language consists of 26 characters.

 

Religion

The dominant religion in the Marshall Islands is Christianity.

 

Currency

American dollar. (USD)

 

Time Zone

+12:00 GMT.

 

Government Regime

Unitary parliamentary republic.

 

Climate

The climate has a dry season from December to April and a wet season from May to November. Many Pacific typhoons begin as tropical storms in the Marshall Islands region, and grow stronger as they move west toward the Mariana Islands and the Philippines.

 

Calling code

 +692

Internet Code

.mh

 

Some Facts About Marshall Islands

 

 

Marshall Islands Location
Flag of Marshall Islands
American Dollar
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