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Wake Island Government 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Wake Island Government 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Country name:
conventional long form: none
conventional short form: Wake Island
etymology: although first discovered by British Captain William WAKE in 1792, the island is named after British Captain Samuel WAKE who rediscovered the island in 1796

Dependency status:
unorganized, unincorporated territory of the US; administered from Washington, DC, by the Department of the Interior; activities in the atoll are currently conducted by the US Air Force

Legal system:
US common law

Citizenship:
see United States

Flag description:
the flag of the US is used

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




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