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Are the Marshall Islands part of the Northern Mariana Islands?

No, they re separate archipelagos but they are both part of a Major Oceania area called Micronesia.


Micronicia how many islands?

Micronesia is a region that has around 2100 islands. It covers a land area of 1,000 square miles and includes Guam, the Caroline Islands, the Gilbert Islands and the Mariana Islands.


Micronicia 4 islands?

Micronesia consists of more than four islands. In fact, it comprises thousands of islands. The four main island groups are the Gilbert Islands, the Mariana Islands, the Caroline Islands, and the Marshall Islands.


What continent is the northern mariana islands on?

The Northern Mariana Islands is really not a part of any continent. However, on a very large scale it is part of Oceania, which is a collection of islands (and Australia) covering much of the Pacific Ocean. The Northern Marianas consist of the entire Mariana Islands archipelago except Guam. The Marianas are part of Micronesia, which is a collection of island groups located in the western Pacific Ocean, north of the equator. Micronesia is one of the three ethnological sub regions among the islands of Oceania.


Are same-sex civil unions legal in the Northern Mariana Islands?

No. Civil unions are not legal in the Northern Mariana Islands.


When will same-sex marriage be legal in the Northern Mariana Islands?

Same-sex marriage became legal in the Northern Mariana Islands on June 26, 2015.


Is the Mariana Trench north of the Mariana Islands?

No, it is east of the mariana islands


Is same-sex marriage legal in the Northern Mariana Islands?

Yes. Same-sex marriage is legal in the Northern Mariana Islands effective June 26, 2015.


Did the US District Court for the District of the Northern Mariana Islands ever rule on the constitutionality of Northern Mariana Islands' ban on same-sex marriage?

No. No such lawsuit has yet been filed in the Northern Mariana Islands.


Can a married same-sex couple get divorced in the Northern Mariana Islands?

Yes. Effective June 26, 2015 same-sex married couples may divorce in the Northern Mariana Islands.


Is Micronesia big or small?

Actually, it depends on what you compare it to. Micronesia is made up of thousands of small islands, but its total land size is 702 square kilometers of land, which is the equivalent of 271 square miles. The state of Rhode Island, the smallest of the United States, is about 1045 square miles in size.


What is the continent the northern marianas is on?

The Northern Mariana Islands is really not a part of any continent. However, on a very large scale it is part of Oceania, which is a collection of islands (and Australia) covering much of the Pacific Ocean. The Northern Marianas consist of the entire Mariana Islands archipelago except Guam. The Marianas are part of Micronesia, which is a collection of island groups located in the western Pacific Ocean, north of the equator. Micronesia is one of the three ethnological sub regions among the islands of Oceania.