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Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands Geography Stats

Definitions

  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Geographic location: Geographic location of island countries.
  • Land area > Sq. km: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes."
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Surface area > Sq. km: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Area > Comparative about the size of Washington, DC 2013
Area > Land 181.3 sq km 2008 210th out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 2.87 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 193th out of 224
Area > Total 181 sq km 2013 216th out of 251
Area > Water 0.0 2013 168th out of 246
Climate tropical; hot and humid; wet season May to November; islands border typhoon belt 2013
Coastline 370.4 km 2014 124th out of 242
Geographic coordinates 9 00 N, 168 00 E 2013
Geographic location Pacific Ocean , Micronesia 2014
Land area > Sq. km 180 sq km 2008 192nd out of 199
Land area > Square miles 70 square miles 2013 91st out of 98
Location Oceania, two archipelagic island chains of 29 atolls, each made up of many small islets, and five single islands in the North Pacific Ocean, about half way between Hawaii and Australia 2013
Natural resources coconut products, marine products, deep seabed minerals 2013
Surface area > Sq. km 180 km² 2005 199th out of 204
Terrain low coral limestone and sand islands 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: List of island countries (Sovereign states); Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site.; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; World Development Indicators database

Citation

"Marshall Islands Geography Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Marshall-Islands/Geography

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Marshall Islands Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 13 Land use 3
Environment 3 Maritime claims 4
Land area 3 Surface area 3