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Northern Mariana Islands (United States)    [1]
(Commonwealth of the United States)
LAND AREA: 471 sq. km     SEA AREA: 1823000 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 2 5 6 1 0 14
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 49000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 104 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 4%/year
ECONOMY
  Income/Capita: $0
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:
Plants: 64 native ferns, 3 endemic; 1 native cycad 478 dicotyledon taxa, 221 native, 78 endemic Insects: 2 butterflies Other invertebrates: 4 Partulidae (land snails) Rept/Amph: 10 species, 1 endemic Birds: 111 species, 28 resident, 5 introduced Mammals: endemic Marianas fruit batMarine life: 1 endemic soft coral; 3 endemic gastropods; 2 endemic fish (Mariana Islands including Guam)
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:
Coastal Resources Management Office, Office of the Governor; Department of Natural Resources, Division of Fish and Wildlife
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:

REFERENCES:

Last updated 01/02/98


Islands of Northern Mariana Islands (United States)
Agrihan (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)
Aguijan (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)
Alamagan (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)
Anatahan (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)
Ascuncion (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)
Farallon de Medinilla (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)
Farallon de Pajaros (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)
Guguan (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)
Maug Islands (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)
Pagan (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)
Palmyra (United States - Palmyra)
Rota (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)
Saipan (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)
Sarigan (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)
Tinian (United States - Northern Mariana Islands)


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