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Palmyra Atoll Government 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Palmyra Atoll 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: Palmyra Atoll
etymology: named for the USS Palmyra, which was shipwrecked on the reef in 1802

Dependency status:
incorporated territory of the US; privately owned, but administered from Washington, DC, by the Fish and Wildlife Service of the US Department of the Interior; the Office of Insular Affairs of the US Department of the Interior continues to administer nine excluded areas comprising certain tidal and submerged lands within the 12 nm territorial sea or within the lagoon

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

Flag description:
the flag of the US is used

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




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