TITLE

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (MP)

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Almanac & Book of Facts;2009, p1514
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry about the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is presented. It recounts its history particularly the settlements of Chamorro, Carolinians, and immigrants from other areas of East Asia. Located between Guam and the Tropic of Cancer, Northern Mariana Islands has a total area of 184.2 square miles and a population of 84,546 as of 2007. Its major industries include mining and tourism, while the crops are bananas, cucumbers, and potatoes. Also cited are data on the state's federal government, energy, and tourist attractions.
ACCESSION #
44744044

 

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