Capital: Saipan

Population: 45,265 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: United States Dollar (USD)

Official Languages: Chamorro, English

Unofficial Languages: Philippine, Pacific, and other Asian languages

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Asian, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander

Largest Cities: Saipan, San Jose

Main Sport: Football, Rugby, Athletics

Political System: Commonwealth; Political Union with the US

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Commonwealth Day (January 8)

Good Friday (March 25)

Memorial Day (May 30)

US Independence Day (July 4)

Labour Day (September 5)

Citizenship Day (November 4)

Veterans’ Day (November 11)

Thanksgiving Day (November 24)

Constitution Day (December 9)

Christmas Day (December 25)