SHORT INFORMATION

Administrative divisions of the Marshall Islands

The Republic of Marshall Islands consists of 29 atolls (each made up of many islets) and 5 islands, which can be divided into two island chains, Ralik Chain and Ratak Chain.

SHORT INFORMATION

Politics of the Marshall Islands

Politics of the Marshall Islands takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic republic, and of an emerging multi-party system, whereby the President of the Marshall Islands is both head of state and head of government. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the Nitijela (Legislature). The Judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Public holidays in the Marshall Islands

This is a list of public holidays in the Marshall Islands