It has a population of 48220 and is located on a latitue of 1521 and longitude of 14575. The northern mariana islands together with guam to the south compose the mariana islands archipelago.
Official name northern mariana islands a commonwealth territory of the us claimed 1947 capital island of saipan languages english chamorro carolinian.
Northern mariana islands location map. The northern islands are volcanic with active volcanoes on several islands including anatahan pagan and agrihan. Northern islands municipality the northern islands municipality of the northern mariana islands are all uninhabited spanning about 400 miles of the north pacific to the south of japan. The best beaches and most populated areas are on the western and southern coasts with the north and east being rugged and mountainous.
The southern islands are limestone with level terraces and fringing coral reefs. The mariana islands are the southern part of a submerged mountain range that extends 1565 miles 2519 km from guam to near japan. Location of saipan on a map.
What is the capital of the northern mariana islands. Saipan is 23 km long and 8 km wide. This page provides an overview of saipan northern mariana islands location maps.
The northern marianas with the three main islands of saipan tinian and rota are part of the marianas saipan is the second largest island in the mariana archipelago after guam. Saipan is the capital city of the northern mariana islands. Map of northern mariana islands and travel information about northern mariana islands brought to you by lonely planet.
Combination of globe and rectangular map centered on saipan region. Geographically the marianas are the northernmost islands of a larger island group called micronesia situated between 130 and 210n latitude and 1440 and 1460e longitude. This map shows where northern mariana islands is located on the world map.
Saipan is the largest of the northern mariana islands.