Northern Mariana Islands
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Selected maps are included in the Wikimedia Atlas of the Northern Mariana Islands.
English: The Northern Mariana Islands, officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), is a commonwealth in political union with the United States located at a strategic location in the western Pacific Ocean. It consists of 15 islands about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines. The United States Census Bureau reports the total land area of all islands as 179.01 sq mi (463.63 km²). The Northern Mariana Islands were once ruled by Spain, later Germany.
|Location: 15°01′00″N 145°40′00″E / 15.016667°N 145.666667°E|
Northern Mariana Islands: map shows longitudinal arc of island chain, from Guam up past the Maug Islands
The capital Saipan
German stamp, depicting SMY Hohenzollern (II)