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Uliga (Marshallese: Wūlka, [u͡ilʲ(e͡ɤ)ɡɑ] [1] ) is an island district in the Marshall Islands. It is located in the east of Majuro Atoll. Along with Delap and Djarrit, it forms à town known as "Delap-Uliga-Djarrit".

The Marshallese language, also known as Ebon, is a Micronesian language spoken in the Marshall Islands. The language is spoken by about 44,000 people in the Marshall Islands, making it the principal language of the country. There are also roughly 6,000 speakers outside of the Marshall Islands, including those in Nauru and the U.S.

Marshall Islands country in Oceania

The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands, is an island country and a United States associated state near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line. Geographically, the country is part of the larger island group of Micronesia. The country's population of 53,158 people is spread out over 29 coral atolls, comprising 1,156 individual islands and islets. The capital and largest city is Majuro.

Majuro Place in Ratak Chain, Marshall Islands

Majuro is the capital and largest city of the Marshall Islands. It is also a large coral atoll of 64 islands in the Pacific Ocean. It forms a legislative district of the Ratak (Sunrise) Chain of the Marshall Islands. The atoll has a land area of 9.7 square kilometres (3.7 sq mi) and encloses a lagoon of 295 square kilometres (114 sq mi). As with other atolls in the Marshall Islands, Majuro consists of narrow land masses.

The terrain is about 2 metres above sea level. Variant forms of spelling for Majuro Uliga or in other languages: Urego To, Uliga Island, Vuleka, Ulika, Ulliga, Urega-tō, Uliga Island, Ulika, Ulliga, Urega-to, Urega-tō, Urego To, Vuleka. [2]

Climate

Climate data for Kaven
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F)24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
Average precipitation cm (inches)20
(8)
17
(6.7)
21
(8.3)
28
(11)
30
(11.7)
30
(11.7)
33
(12.9)
29
(11.5)
33
(12.8)
36
(14.3)
34
(13.3)
28
(11.1)
338
(133.2)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

Coordinates: 7°05′14.28″N171°22′34.72″E / 7.0873000°N 171.3763111°E / 7.0873000; 171.3763111

Geographic coordinate system Coordinate system

A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.

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Ratak Chain chain of islands, eastern sub-archipelago of the Marshall Islands

The Ratak Chain is a chain of islands within the island nation of the Marshall Islands. Ratak means "sunrise". It lies to the east of the country's other island chain, the Ralik Chain. In 1999 the total population of the Ratak islands was 30,925.

Arno Atoll marshalien atoll

Arno Atoll is a coral atoll of 133 islands in the Pacific Ocean, and forms a legislative district of the Ratak Chain of the Marshall Islands. Its total land area is only 5 square miles (13 km2). Unlike most other atolls, Arno encloses three different lagoons, a large central one, and two smaller ones in the north and east. Its main lagoon encloses an area of 130.77 square miles (338.7 km2). At a distance of only 20 kilometres (12 mi), it is the closest atoll to the Marshall Islands capital, Majuro Atoll, and can be seen looking east from Majuro on a clear day at low tide. The population of Arno Atoll was 1,794 at the 2011 census. The most populous islets are Ajeltokrok, Kobjeltak, Rearlaplap, Langor and Tutu. The largest village is Ine, Arno.

Ajeltake is a town in the Marshall Islands. It is located on Majuro Atoll and occupies the southwestern section of the Atoll ring. The population numbered 1,700 in 2006.

Laura, Marshall Islands

Laura is an island town situated in Marshall Islands. It is located in the west of Majuro Atoll. At approximately 10 feet (3.0 m) above sea level, Laura has the highest elevation of any islands in the Majuro Atoll. Marshall Islands International Airport is located on the island of Laura. A road connects the island of Laura to Djarrit.

Rairok is a town in the Marshall Islands. It is located on the southeastern side Majuro Atoll, between Delap in the east and Ajeltake in the west.

Delap is an island district in the Marshall Islands. It is located in the east of Majuro Atoll. Along with Uliga and Djarrit it forms what is known as the "Delap-Uliga-Djarrit".

Djarrit is an island district in the Marshall Islands. It is located in the east of Majuro Atoll. Along with Uliga and Delap, it forms what is known as the "Delap-Uliga-Djarrit".

Leroij Atama Zedkaia was the Marshallese paramount chief, or Leroijlaplap, of Majuro. Leroij Zedkaia spearheaded the movement to break the Marshall Islands away from the rest of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands and form the independent Republic of the Marshall Islands. She was also the mother of Jurelang Zedkaia, who has served as the President of the Marshall Islands from 2009 to 2012. Leroij is a title by a female paramount chief, or Leroijlaplap, in the Marshall Islands.

Majuro Airfield

Majuro Airfield or Naval Air Facility Majuro is a former World War II airfield on the island of Delap in the Marshall Islands.

Islam in the Marshall Islands

Islam is a minority religion in the Marshall Islands. All Muslims in the country belong to the minority Ahmadiyya sect. The Ahmadiyya mosque in Uliga, first constructed in 2012 in the Marshall Islands is the only mosque in Oceania's subregion of Micronesia. According to a 2009 report there were about 10 Muslims in the Marshall Islands, although more recent reports indicate about 150 believers in the country.

Marshall Islands High School Public school in Majuro, Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands High School is the main public high school in Rita, Majuro atoll, in Delap-Uliga-Djarrit, the capital city of the Marshall Islands. Marshall Islands High School is also the biggest high school in the country of the Marshall Islands. It is in the Marshall Islands Public School System.

Delap-Uliga-Djarrit

Delap-Uliga-Djarrit(DUD) is the capital and the largest city of the Marshall Islands with 20,301 people. The town is located in Majuro Atoll.

India–Marshall Islands relations Diplomatic relations between the Republic of India and the Republic of the Marshall Islands

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Amenta Matthew is a Marshallese politician. She has been a member of the Legislature of the Marshall Islands since 2015, representing the electorate of Utrik. She has been the Minister of Internal Affairs in the government of Hilda Heine since February 2016. She previously represented the same electorate from 2007 to 2011, and was Minister of Health under Presidents Litokwa Tomeing and Jurelang Zedkaia from 2008 to 2011. She is the second woman in the Marshall Islands to serve as a government minister.

Evelyn Konou is a retired Marshallese politician. She was a member of the Legislature of the Marshall Islands from 1993 to 1997.

Delap SDA School Independent k–12 school in Delap, Marshall Islands

Delap SDA School, also known as Majuro SDA School or Seventh-day Adventist is a private co-educational K-12 Christian school operated by the Guam-Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists. It is located in Delap, on the island of Majuro, in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The school is located directly beside the Majuro Cooperative School, and within 500 metres (1,600 ft) of the hospital and the capitol building.

References

  1. Marshallese-English Dictionary - Place Name Index
  2. - geoview.info
  3. "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Kaven, Marshall Islands". Weatherbase. 2011. Retrieved on November 24, 2011.