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Northern Mariana Islands


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    • us: Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
    • us: Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas
    • us: Northern Marianas
    • us: Government of the Northern Mariana Islands
    • us: CNMI
    • us: Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas
    • us: Nördliche Marianen
    • us: Nordmarianen
    • us: Commonwealth der Nördlichen Marianen
    • us: NMI
    • us: Îles Mariannes septentrionales
    • us: Commonwealth of Northern Marianas
    • us: Pohjois-Mariaanit
    • us: Nordmarianerna
    • us: Norra Marianerna
    • us: Северные Марианские острова
    • us: Severnye Marianskie ostrova
    • us: Islas Marianas Septentrionales
    • us: איי מריאנה הצפוניים
    • us: Iye Maryanah ha-Tsefoniyim
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    • found: Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering. Briefing papers ... 1976 (subdiv.)t.p. (Northern Marianas; Government of the Northern Mariana Islands) foreword (new Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; their first constitution)
    • found: Encyc. brit. yrbk. 1977(Mariana Islands, part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, moved toward commonwealth status within the U.S. when Pres. Ford signed enabling legislation)
    • found: Tel. call to Dr. Stoneman, Off. of Geographer, Dept. of State, and chrmn. of BGN(Northern Mariana Islands; still a part of the Trust Territory but before the end of 1981 will be the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands)
    • found: Its Commonwealth Ports Authority. Annual report, 1987:p. 2 (Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas)
    • found: Pacific Basin Environmental Consultants. CNMI marine parks management plan, 1985:p. S1 (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI))
    • found: Web. geog. dict.(Northern Mariana Islands or Northern Marianas; consists of the Mariana Islands except for Guam)
    • found: Wikipedia, October 3, 2015(The Northern Mariana Islands, officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI; Chamorro: Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas), is one of five inhabited American insular areas. It is one of two territories with "commonwealth" status; the other is Puerto Rico; 17°N 146°E)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, October 3, 2015(Northern Mariana Islands (commonwealth in political union with the US); Under US administration as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific, the people of the Northern Mariana Islands decided in the 1970s not to seek independence but instead to forge closer links with the US. Negotiations for territorial status began in 1972. A covenant to establish a commonwealth in political union with the US was approved in 1975, and came into force on 24 March 1976. A new government and constitution went into effect in 1978; conventional long form: Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; conventional short form: Northern Mariana Islands; abbreviation: CNMI; former: Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Mariana Islands District; 15°12ʹN, 145°45ʹE)
    • found: German National Library GND, via WWW, June 20, 2018(Nördliche Marianen; variants: Nordmarianen (B 1996); Northern Mariana Islands; Commonwealth der Nördlichen Marianen; Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; NMI; CNMI; Marianen; Iles Mariannes Septentrionales; Commonwealth of Northern Marianas)
    • found: YSO places, via WWW, June 20, 2018(Northern Mariana Islands; Pohjois-Mariaanit (Finnish); Nordmarianerna (Swedish), variant: Norra Marianerna) - http://finto.fi/yso-paikat/en/page/p109178
    • found: UNBIS thesaurus, via WWW, June 20, 2018Northern Mariana Islands, UF Mariana Islands; Îles Mariannes septentrionales, UF Îles Mariannes; Северные Марианские острова = Severnye Marianskie ostrova; Islas Marianas Septentrionales, UF Islas Marianas) - https://lib-thesaurus.un.org/LIB/DHLUNBISThesaurus.nsf/fee3fb01c865ac5d85256cf400648b1f/d6343b4f70e5badf85256aa0005fef4f
    • found: National Library of Israel, in VIAF, June 20, 2018(איי מריאנה הצפוניים = Iye Maryanah ha-Tsefoniyim)
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    • 1978-03-27: new
    • 2018-06-22: revised
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