Marshall Islands


Currency of Marshall Islands

The US$ is the currency used in the Marshalls. Credit cards are accepted on Majuro but have limited usage on the other isles. The main banks are located in the capital Majuro; only one of them offers ATM facilities.


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.


Religion in Marshall Islands

Most Marshallese are Protestants, and as a whole they are very religious. While the largest church in the nation is the United Church of Christ, there are many other Protestant denominations represented, like Assembly of God, Baptist, Seventh Day Adventists. The Catholic Church also has established a strong presence in the islands. In recent years, the Church of Latter-day Saints has also become established. Sundays are set aside for rest and relaxation and attending church services.