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Encyclopedia > Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
Trust Territory of
the Pacific Islands
(In Detail) ( Full size)
National motto: ?
Official language English?
Capital Saipan
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 78 (United States)
1,779 km²
Negligible
Population
 - Total
 - Density

132,929 (1980)
N/Akm²
GDP
 - Total
 - GDP/head
N/A
Currency US Dollar
Time zone UTC: ?
Independence UN trusteeship administered by the US
Internet TLD none?
Calling code  ?

The Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (TTPI) was a United Nations trust territory in Micronesia (western Pacific) administered by the United States from July 18, 1947, comprising the former League of Nations Mandate administered by Japan and taken by the U.S. in 1944. The U.S. ended its administration on November 3, 1986, although the UN only formally ended the trusteeship on December 22, 1990. File links The following pages link to this file: Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands Flag of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands Categories: Historical flag images ... Seal of the High Commissioner of the TTPI. From FOTW; by Chris Kretowicz. ... The flag of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (TTPI) consisted of a light blue field that contained six white stars centered in a circle pattern. ... Seal of the High Commissioner of the TTPI. From FOTW; by Chris Kretowicz. ... Here is a list of state mottos for countries and their subdivisions around the world. ... Download high resolution version (2128x1600, 1321 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands Categories: Department of the Interior images ... An official language is something that is given a unique status in the countries, states, and other territories. ... In politics a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Here is a list of the countries of the world sorted by area. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... Time zones are areas of the Earth that have adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time, is an atomic realization of Universal Time or Greenwich mean time, the astronomical basis for civil time. ... A top-level domain (TLD) is the last part of an Internet domain name. ... At a glance In depth Zone 1 – North American Numbering Plan Area (nanpa. ... United Nations Trust Territories were the successors of the League of Nations mandates and came into being when the League of Nations ceased to exist in 1946. ... The Pacific Ocean (from the Latin name Mare Pacificum, peaceful sea, bestowed upon it by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan) is the worlds largest body of water. ... July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The League of Nations was an international organization founded after the First World War at the Congress of Vienna in 1919. ... League of Nations mandates were territories established under Article 22 of the Covenant of the League of Nations, 28 June 1919. ... 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


This area is now divided into four territories:

Arrival of UN Visiting Mission, Majuro, 1978. Sign reads "Please release us from the bondage of your trusteeship agreement."

The Compact of Free Association (COFA) defines the relationship that three sovereign states—the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) and the Republic of Palau—have entered into as Associated States with the United States. ... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Arrival of UN Visiting Mission, Majuro, 1978. ... Arrival of UN Visiting Mission, Majuro, 1978. ...

Sources

  • 2005 TIME Almanac with Information Please (http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0004997.html), p. 121 or (1980 population)
  • Cahoon, Ben. "World Statemen: Micronesia (http://www.worldstatesmen.org/Micronesia.htm)", (names of High Commissioners)
  • 1970 National Atlas of the United States, p. 51 (Land Area of TTPI)

External link

  • Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands Digital Archive (http://libweb.hawaii.edu/ttp/ttpi.html) — a large selection of photographs taken during the TTPI period.

  Results from FactBites:
 
Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (397 words)
The Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (TTPI) was a United Nations trust territory in Micronesia (western Pacific) administered by the United States from July 18, 1947, comprising the former South Pacific Mandate, a League of Nations Mandate administered by Japan and taken by the U.S. in 1944.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) was established in 1979 and signed a Compact of Free Association with the U.S. (effective October 21, 1986).
The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) was set up in 1978 as a commonwealth in political union with the U.S. The Republic of Palau was established in 1981 and concluded a Compact of Free Association with the U.S. (effective October 1, 1994).
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