The Northern Mariana Islands, officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands ( CNMI; Chamorro: Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas; Carolinian: Commonwealth Téél Falúw kka Efáng llól Marianas ), is an unincorporated territory and commonwealth of the United States consisting of 14 islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. [9 ...
- The palm-fringed beaches of Saipan’s Managaha Island.
- Enjoying the view at Pau Pau Beach in Saipan.
- Exploring an underwater wreck in the Philippine Sea.
- Rugged terrain leading to Saipan's Forbidden Island.
Aug 02, 2022 · The Northern Mariana Islands were settled by Austronesian people around 1500 B.C. These people became the indigenous Chamorro and were influenced by later migrations, including of Micronesians in the first century A.D., and island Southeast Asians around 900.
Jul 29, 2022 · Northern Mariana Islands, also called Northern Marianas, officially Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, a self-governing commonwealth in association with the United States. It is composed of 22 islands and islets in the western Pacific Ocean.
CNMI indigenous groups back controversial Insular Cases
Land ownership restrictions in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are important to preserve cultural ties to the land, said Northern Marianas indigenous rights activist John Gonzales.
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Nov 23, 2020 · Covering a total land area of 475.26 sq.km (179 sq mi), Northern Mariana Islands is an unincorporated and organized territory of the United States and also a U.S. commonwealth. The territory comprises of 15 islands in the Mariana archipelago situated in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. The Northern islands are volcanic in origin.
- Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
- 464.00 km 2
- 464.00 km 2
The Northern Mariana Islands are an archipelago of 15 islands located in the western Pacific. The archipelago is located approximately equal distance from Hawaii, the Philippines and Japan, which makes it quite remote and isolated place geographically. The islands cover an area of 477 sq.km. and are part of the United States of America.