Saipan

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
For ither uises, see Saipan (disambiguation).
Saipan
Geografie
LocationPaceefic Ocean
Coordinates15°10′51″N 145°45′21″E / 15.18083°N 145.75583°E / 15.18083; 145.75583
AirchipelagaeMarianas
Aurie44.55 sq mi (115.4 km2)
Lenth12 mi (19 km)
Weenth5.6 mi (9 km)
Heichest elevation1,560 ft (475 m)
Heichest pointMount Tapochau
Admeenistration
United States
CommonweelNorthren Mariana Islands
Demografics
Population48,220 (2010)
Pop. density540.71 /km2 (1,400.43 /sq mi)
ZIP code96950
Aurie code(s)670
View o northren Saipan

Saipan /sˈpæn/ is the lairgest island o the Northren Mariana Islands, a commonweel o the Unitit States in the wastren Paceefic Ocean. Accordin tae the 2010 Unitit States Census, Saipan's population wis 48,220.

The Commonweel's centre o govrenment is locatit in the veelage o Capitol Hill on the island. As the entire island is organisit as a single municipality, maist publications term Saipan as the Commonweel's caipital.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Template:US state caipitals