Marshall Islands

FOR TURIST

The Marvelous Marshall Islands: A Vacation To Remember

The Marshall Islands are a Micronesian state in the Pacific Ocean and is considered to be the “dive capital” of Micronesia. The official language of the island is English, however Japanese is also spoken in some areas. The tourism industry accounts for a small portion of the economy, but the government has recently began to undertake improvements to increase the flow of travelers to the islands.

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.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Cultural features of the Marshall Islands

Cultural values and customs, or manit, make Marshallese society unique.