Northern Mariana Islands BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT +10 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|17°19'54 / 145°28'31|
|MP / MNP|
|Philippine languages 32.8%|
Chamorro (official) 24.1%
English (official) 17%
other Pacific island languages 10.1%
other Asian languages 7.3%
other 1.9% (2010 est.)
TYPE A NORTH AMERICAN JAPANESE 2-BLADE|
TYPE B AMERICAN 3-PIN
|Northern Mariana Islands banks list|
Northern Mariana Islands Introduction
The Northern Mariana Islands are located in the tropical waters of the Western Pacific Ocean. They are composed of 14 islands, large and small, and belong to the US federal government. The Northern Mariana Islands are world-famous for having the deepest trench in the world-the "Mariana Trench" with a depth of 10,911 meters that can hold the entire Mount Everest.
The entire Northern Mariana Islands is formed by the accumulation of coral reefs and volcanic eruptions. The coastline of the island is almost surrounded by steep cliffs and coral barriers, forming many white sandy beaches and beautiful shallow seas.
With the unpolluted natural environment, charming cultural landscape and leisurely and comfortable social atmosphere, the Northern Mariana Islands are known as "uncut beautiful jade." It is about 3,000 kilometers away from Japan in the north and the Philippines in the west; it is only 4,000 kilometers away from Shanghai and Guangzhou in China, and it only takes about four hours to reach it.
The topography of the island is high in the center and low in the surroundings. It is a typical oceanic climate feature. There are no four seasons. Although the temperature is high, it is not hot. The annual temperature is 28- Between 30 degrees, the humidity is maintained at around 82%. It feels refreshing and very suitable for traveling. The rainy season is from July to October, and the dry season is from November to June. The annual rainfall is kept at around 83 inches.
Among the 14 islands, Saipan, Tinian and Rota are the three most dazzling pearls that have been developed. The three islands have their own characteristics: Saipan is the capital and the largest central city; Tinian Island is located 3 nautical miles south of Saipan and is the second largest island, which is a natural playground; Rota Island is the third largest island. The smallest of the islands is also the place that retains the most pristine and natural nature.
The Northern Mariana Islands has a mild and pleasant climate, with sunshine all year round, making it an ideal place for vacation. The climate here is a subtropical maritime climate, with a pleasant temperature between 28-30 degrees throughout the year. The rainy season is from July to October each year, and the dry season is from November to June.
In China’s Shanghai and Guangzhou, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines perform two weekly charter flights to transport Chinese tourists to the Northern Mariana Islands for sightseeing. In addition, Asiana Airlines, Northwest Airlines and Continental Airlines also have regular flights to Saipan.
The Northern Mariana Islands belong to the autonomous federal government of the United States. Its government is the free federal system of the United States, and the governor elected after the election serves as the head of government. The main officials and the main councillors are elected through democratic voting and have a high degree of autonomy. Each island is an independent autonomous region, so the political aspect is governed by the mayor of each locality.
The local residents are mostly of Micronesian ethnicity, with Chamorro and Karolan as the Lord, most of them are mixed with the Spanish. According to the official statistics released in 2004, the permanent population on the island is about 80,000, of which 20,000 are indigenous residents (residents holding U.S. passports), about 20,000 other foreign workers and investors include Chinese, and about 2 Filipinos. 10,000 people; about 10,000 people from South Korea and Japan; about 10,000 people from Bangladesh and Thailand.
Religion and language
The local residents mainly believe in Roman Catholicism. English is the official language, and Chamorro and Karolan are spoken among local residents.