Question: Latitude and Longitude of Northern Marianas Islands
What is the Latitude and Longitude on Northern Marianas Islands?
Latitude of Northern Marianas Islands is:15.2 and Longitude of Northern Marianas Islands is: 145.75
Occupying a strategic region of western Pacific Ocean, Northern Mariana Islands is a commonwealth country. Ferdinand Magellan was the first European Explorer who discovered the island in 1521 and in 1944, it was captured by United States.
Capital Hill, the capital of Northern Mariana Islands, is home to the centre of government. It is located on Saipan. The island is in political union with the United States.
The islands spanning over an area of 463.63 square kilometres are located at the geographical coordinates of 15.2 North and 145.75 East. A population of 86,616 is resident in the country according to 2007 Census. The Northern Mariana Island is volcanic in nature. Agrihan, Pagan and Anatahan are the active volcanoes present in the region. The most elevated peak of the island is located on the Agrihan volcano at a height of 965 metres.
The climatic conditions in Northern Mariana Island are of Tropical Marine type. The warmth of temperature is moderated by the trade winds coming from northeast. The climate has little variation with the changing seasons.
Economically, Northern Mariana Islands receive financial aids from United States. Tourism industry has a special significance for the economy of the country along with the garment manufacturing industry. Culture of the islands is adapted from the American traditions and customs. The popular sports in the islands are rugby and baseball.
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