Area: 6.2 sq km
Population: 40 inhab. (estimate 2018)
Density: 6.45 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 28° N; long. 177° W
Internet: www.fws.gov (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
DST not applied
Politics and current affairs
The USA took possession of the Midway Islands in 1867 (Sand Island and Eastern Island, and many other islands in the atoll). Formerly administered by the US Navy, they are now a National Wildlife Refuge administered by the United States Department of the Interior.