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Kingman Reef Government 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Kingman Reef Government 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on September 13, 2016

Country name:
conventional long form: none
conventional short form: Kingman Reef
etymology: although discovered in 1798, the reef is named after Captain W. E. KINGMAN who described it in 1853

Dependency status:
unincorporated territory of the US; administered from Washington, DC, by the US Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior
note: on 1 September 2000, the Department of the Interior accepted restoration of its administrative jurisdiction over Kingman Reef from the Department of the Navy; Executive Order 3223 signed 18 January 2001 established Kingman Reef National Wildlife Refuge to be administered by the Director, US Fish and Wildlife Service; this refuge is managed to protect the terrestrial and aquatic wildlife of Kingman Reef out to the 12 nm territorial sea limit

Legal system:
the laws of the US, where applicable, apply

Flag description:
the flag of the US is used

NOTE: The information regarding Kingman Reef on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Kingman Reef Government 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Kingman Reef Government 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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