Settlements in the Northern Mariana Islands date back roughly three and half thousand years.
The Northern Mariana Islands are in the vicinity of the Marianas Trench which is 11,034 metres at its deepest and the lowest point in the world.
The Northern Mariana Islands are located in Oceania, with a population of 56 thousand people. Its capital is Saipan, and the currency is the United States Dollar (USD). The official languages spoken in are English, Chamorro and Carolinian.
They celebrate many holidays including:
- New Year’s Day (Jan 1)
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Date Varies)
- President’s Day (Date Varies)
- Commonwealth Covenant Day (Mar 24)
- Good Friday (Date Varies)
- Memorial Day (Date Varies)
- Independence Day (Jul 4)
- Labor Day (Date Varies)
- Commonwealth Cultural Day (Date Varies)
- Citizenship Day (Nov 4)
- Veterans’ Day (Nov 11)
- Constitution Day (Dec 8)
There are no national parks or world heritage sites located here.
Want to learn more? Check out the Northern Mariana Islands tourism website.
Also check out the Northern Mariana Islands Museum of History and Culture.