Flag of Marshall Islands

Flag of The Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands, is a country located in the Pacific Ocean, near the equator. It is located west of the International Date Line and is geographically part of the island group of Micronesia. The country is composed of two archipelagic island chains of 29 atolls and 5 islands. The official languages are Marshallese and English. The capital and largest city is Delap-Uliga-Djarrit on Majuro.

The Marshall Islands flag was adopted in May 1979. The design consists of a blue field with two diagonal stripes of orange and white (representing the Ratak (Sunrise) and Ralik (Sunset) chain of islands) radiating out from the lower left to the upper right corner. A white star with four large rays and twenty small rays is featured in the top left hoist side.

Capital CityArea (World Ranking)2023 Population (World Ranking)CurrencyFlag Ratio (Decimal)Adopted
Majuro181 km² / 70 mi²
United States dollar
10:19 (1.9)1979

The national anthem of the Marshall Islands: “Forever Marshall Islands” (Forever Marshall Islands in Marshallese).

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