Majuro

Majuro
Ma·ju·ro (mə-jo͝orʹō)
The capital of the Marshall Islands, an atoll of the southern Ratak Chain. Population: 20,000.

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Atoll (pop., 1999: 23,676) in the Ratak (eastern) chain of the Marshall Islands and capital of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, in the western Pacific Ocean.

The atoll comprises 64 islets on a 25-mi (40-km) reef and has a total land area of 4 sq mi (10 sq km). It has the largest population of any of the Marshall Islands. The main settlement on Majuro is situated on three connected islands
Dalap, Uliga, and Darrit.

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 atoll in the Ratak (eastern) chain of the Marshall Islands and capital of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, in the western Pacific Ocean. The atoll comprises 64 islets on an elliptically shaped reef 25 miles (40 km) long and has a total land area of 4 square miles (10 square km). Majuro has the largest population of any atoll or island in the Marshall Islands. The atoll's main settlement, which is situated on three islands connected by landfills—Dalap, Uliga, and Darrit—serves as the capital of the republic. The atoll has port facilities and an airport. Pop. (1988) 19,664.

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  • Majuro — Majuro …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Majuro — Majuro, población 25.400 (a partir de 2004), es mencionada a veces como la capital de la República de las islas Marshall. Las comunidades D U D o Dalap Uliga Darrit, localizadas en el punto oriental del atolón Majuro son la capital de las islas… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Majuro —   [mɑː dʒʊərəʊ], Atoll in der Ratakgruppe der Marshallinseln …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Majuro — cotes du lagon de Majuro, Février 1973 7°5′44″N 171°22′41″E …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Majuro — Original name in latin Majuro Name in other language MAJ, Madzhuro, Majur, Majuro, Mazouro, Маджуро State code MH Continent/City Pacific/Majuro longitude 7.08971 latitude 171.38027 altitude 6 Population 25400 Date 2010 08 06 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Majuro — /məˈdʒuroʊ/ (say muh joohroh) noun the capital of the Marshall Islands, on Majuro Island …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Majuro — geographical name island (atoll) W Pacific in SE Marshall Islands; contains capital of the group …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Majuro — noun The capital city of the Marshall Islands …   Wiktionary

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