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Islands information
LocationPacific Ocean
ArchipelagoMarshall Islands
Geography information
Area9.7 km2 (3.75 mi)
Elevation10 ft (3 m)
Highest pointLaura
Marshall Islands Marshall Islands
Administration information
Population25400 as of 2004
Density2618.56 km2
Ethnic groupsMarshallese

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Majuro (c-eniconˈmædʒəroʊ) (Marshallese: , c-mhmyayJ^yehrhowow), is a large coral atoll of 64 islands in the Pacific Ocean, and forms a legislative district of the Ratak Chain of the Marshall Islands. The atoll itself has a land area of 9.7 km2 (3.7 sqmi) and encloses a lagoon of 295 km2 (113.9 sqmi). As with other atolls in the Marshall Islands, Majuro consists of narrow land masses.

The main population center, also named Majuro, population 25,400 ( ), is the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Majuro has a port, shopping district, hotels, and an international airport.

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