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Midway Islands Government 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Midway Islands 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: Midway Islands
etymology: originally named the Middlebrook Islands after the US captain who discovered them in 1859; the name became Midway later in the 19th century and reflects the islands' position in the North Pacific Ocean roughly equidistant between North America and Asia

Dependency status:
unincorporated territory of the US; formerly administered from Washington, DC, by the US Navy; on 31 October 1996, through a presidential executive order, the jurisdiction and control of the atoll was transferred to the Fish and Wildlife Service of the US Department of the Interior as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System

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

Citizenship:
see United States

Flag description:
the flag of the US is used

NOTE: The information regarding Midway Islands 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 Midway Islands Government 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Midway Islands Government 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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