Area: 6.2 sq km
Population: 40 inhab. (estimate 2018)
Density: 6.45 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 28° N; long. 177° W
Capital: 
Internet: www.fws.gov (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Midway Islands

Midway Islands, Midway Islands Territory
Useful information

GMT  -11
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.