The Republic of the Marshall Islands is a Micronesian island nation in the western Pacific Ocean, located north of ► Nauru and ► Kiribati, east of the Federated States of ► Micronesia and south of the U.S. territory of ► Wake Island. Currently, the Marshall Islands is under freely associated status with the ► United States.
This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day the Marshall Islands, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day the Marshall Islands.
German colony (Schutzgebiet) of the Marshall Islands 1897
Division of the Germany colonies in Oceania after World War I
Location of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
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