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ID: 7000552
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Northern Mariana Islands (dependent state)  Northern Mariana Islands (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 15 07 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 15.1167  decimal degrees
Long: 145 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 145.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises all of the Mariana Islands, except Guam; indigenous inhabitants were Micronesian; sighted by Magellan in 1521; permanently occupied by Spanish from 1668; was part of US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands from 1947; main languages are Chamorro (related to Indonesian) & English.

Names:
Northern Mariana Islands (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Northern Marianas (C,V)
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (C,V)
Mariannes du Nord, Îles (C,O)
Commonwealth des îles Mariannes du Nord (C,O)
MNP (C,O,ISO3L)
MP (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO580 (C,O,ISO3N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Northern Mariana Islands (dependent state)  ........  Northern Mariana Islands (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Northern Mariana Islands (dependent state)  ............  Northern Mariana Islands (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mariana Islands (island group)  ........  Mariana Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Northern Mariana Islands (dependent state)  ............  Northern Mariana Islands (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  of United States, became a separate commonwealth in 1986
primary political unit (C)
commonwealth (C)  ............  of US, established 1986

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Capitol Hill .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan) [7593840]

Sources and Contributors:
Commonwealth des îles Mariannes du Nord..........  [VP]
.................................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
ISO580..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Mariannes du Nord, Îles..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
MNP..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
MP..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Northern Mariana Islands..........  [VP Preferred]
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
.........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 790
.........................................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
.........................................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 17, O8
.........................................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-69
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 862
Northern Marianas..........  [VP]
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 862
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 790
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 770; 781
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 17, O8
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-69
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 862
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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