Capital: Majuro

Population: 56,784 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: United States Dollar (USD)

Official Languages: Marshallese, English

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Marshallese, Mixed, and others

Largest Cities: Majuro, Ebaye

Main Sport: Water Sports, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis

Political System: Constitutional Government; Free Association with the US

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Nuclear Victims Remembrance Day (March 1)

Good Friday (March 25)

Constitution Day (May 1)

Fisherman’s Day (July 1)

Dri-Jerbal Day (September 2)

Manit Day (September 23)

President’s Day (November 17)

Gospel Day (December 2)

Christmas Day (December 25)