Northern Marianas profile

Sea view from a temple in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands View from a temple in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
  • Population: 63,500 (UN, 2011)
  • Capital: Saipan
  • Area: 457 sq km (176 sq miles)
  • Major languages: English, Chamarro, Carolinian
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 74 years (men), 80 years (women)
  • Monetary unit: 1 US dollar = 100 cents
  • Main export: Clothing
  • Internet domain: .mp
  • International dialling code: +1 670

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