GDP Official Exchange Rate (OER is more precise at gauging a countries economic power)

(Estimated 2001): $115 million (US$) or (GBP)

GDP (OER) Per Capita (per member of the population estimated 2011): (US$) or (GBP)


GDP Purchasing Power Parity (PPP is good for gauging living conditions and use of resources but not as accurate as OER. This data has been calculated based on the sum value of all goods and services produced in the country valued at prices prevailing in the United States) 

 (Estimated 2008): $133.5 million (US$) or (GBP)

GDP (PPP) Per Capita (per member of the population estimated 2008): $2,500 (US$) or (GBP)


Capital: Majuro

Population (Estimated July 2012): 68,480

Area: 181km2 or 70mi2

Currency: U.S. Dollar (U.S. ($)

Official Language: Marshallese

Political Information: Democratic Presidential Republic

Official Religion: No Official Religion (but approximately 54.8% of the population is Protestant, 25.8% are Assembly of God, 8.4% are Roman Catholic, 2.8% are Bukot nan Jesus,2.1% are Mormon, 3.6% are other Christian denomination, 1% follow other religions and 1.5% have no religious beliefs.)

Highest Point: Unnamed area at 10m 33ft

Largest River:

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Time Zone (GMT/UTC): +12:00



Counties/Provinces/States: 33 municipalities; Ailinginae, Ailinglaplap, Ailuk, Arno, Aur, Bikar, Bikini, Bokak, Ebon, Enewetak, Erikub, Jabat, Jaluit, Jemo, Kili, Kwajalein, Lae, Lib, Likiep, Majuro, Maloelap, Mejit, Mili, Namorik, Namu, Rongelap, Rongrik, Toke, Ujae, Ujelang, Utirik, Wotho, Wotje


Leaders: President Christopher J. Loeak (the president is both the chief of state and head of government)


Additional: Gained independence from the US-administered UN trusteeship on the 21st of October 1986.


Sources: CIA World Fact Book, and Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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