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Official Name: Commonwealth
of the Northern Mariana Islands
islands in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from
Hawaii to the Philippines between Guam and the Tropic of
Cancer. The 14 islands form a 300 mile-long archipelago
(seat of government and commerce)
Dependency status: Commonwealth in political union
with the United States of America. Federal funds to the Commonwealth are
administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Insular
self-governing with locally elected governor, lieutenant governor, and
(Roman Catholic majority). Traditional beliefs and taboos are still found.
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