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Northern Mariana Islands

Selected maps are included in the Wikimedia-logo.svg Wikimedia Atlas of the Northern Mariana IslandsTerrestrial globe.svg.
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 / 15.016667; 145.666667

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