The islands derive their name from British explorer John Marshall, who visited in 1788.
About 27,797 of the islanders (at the 2011 Census) live on Majuro, which contains the capital.
- There are 3 seaports in Marshall Islands.
Tourist Attraction#Idyllic Bikini Atoll was the site of U.S. atomic bomb testing through 1958.
- Text marked as italic is taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall Islands unter CC