Capitol Hill, Saipan

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Capitol Hill
Dounset
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Legislature Building at Capitol Hill
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Legislature Building at Capitol Hill
TerritoryNorthren Mariana Islands
Aurie
 • Total3.8 km2 (1.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot1,028[1]
Wabsteidwww.gov.mp

Capitol Hill[2][3][4] (sometimes spelled Capital Hill,[5] umwhile Army Hill unner the Unitit States Navy[6]) is a dounset on the island o Saipan in the Northren Mariana Islands wi a population o juist ower 1,000.[7] It haes been the island group's caipital syne 1962. It lees on the cross-island road atween Tanapag an San Vicente.

Capitol Hill wis oreeginally built in 1948 bi the Central Intelligence Agency as a base involvit in covert trainin o Naitionalist Cheenese guerrillas.[8]

The aurie is hame tae various govrenment depairtments an agencies:

  • Governor's Office
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Legislature Building
  • US Post Office
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Department of Commerce
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Workforce Investment Agency
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Council for Arts and Culture

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Route 31 (Cross Island Road) or Isa Drive is the main road in the aurie.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Capitol Hill 1, Northern Mariana Islands
(1981-2010 representative normals [1])
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Average max. an meen. temperaturs in °F
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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Haidee V. Eugenio. "Census: Garapan is most populous". Saipan Tribune. 6 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  2. 1999 USGS map of Saipan
  3. U.S. Geological Survey Geografic Names Information Seestem: Capitol Hill, Saipan
  4. USPS Post Office locations in Zip Code 96950
  5. U.S. Geological Survey Geografic Names Information Seestem: Capitol Hill, Saipan
  6. Lal, Brij V.; Fortune, Kate (2000). The Pacific Islands: an encyclopedia. University of Hawaii Press. p. 104. ISBN 978-0-8248-2265-1.
  7. Haidee V. Eugenio. "Census: Garapan is most populous". Saipan Tribune. 6 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  8. Bendure, G. & Friary, N. (1988). Micronesia:A travel survival kit. South Yarra, VIC: Lonely Planet. p. 194.


Coordinates: 15°12′00″N 145°45′07″E / 15.2°N 145.751944°E / 15.2; 145.751944