in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
- Smiling Cove Marina (marina, (2 mi)
- Local Marina (marina, (19 mi)
- Saipan Zoo (zoo, (1 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 15.212 and 145.755 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 15° 12' 44" and E 145° 45' 16"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dollar - USD
- Spoken languages:
- Tagalog, Chinese, Chamorro, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 04:25 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Saipan
- UTC/GMT offset: 10 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:37 am and 5:50 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -12.577 and -38.007 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Praia do Forte
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Delve into Saipan
Saipan in Saipan with it's 48,220 habitants is a town located in Northern Mariana Islands. It's the capital of this country.
Time in Saipan is now 04:25 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Saipan with an UTC offset of 10 hours. We know of 4 airports closer to Saipan, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Northern Mariana Islands is Francisco C. Ada Saipan International Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
We saw 3 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: San Jose, Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village and Barrigada Village. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Hyatt Regency Saipan
PACIFIC ISLANDS CLUB SAIPAN
Gold Beach Hotel
Kanoa Resort Saipan
Aquarius Beach Tower
Mango Resort Saipan
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Big Air - Saipan HD 720p
Aerial video of a few of my favorite scenic locations and other places from my childhood.
SNH48 Team NII/HII Members in Saipan 2015-3
SNH48 Team NII/HII members in Saipan for shooting 'Manatsu No Sounds good!' MV in Mar, 2015. Lu Ting, Huang Tingting, Zhao Yue, Xuyang Yuzhuo, Yang Huiting and Wang Lu. SNH48 ...
Super Typhoon Melor - Banzai Cliff Saipan
SuperTyphoon Melor just north of Saipan in October 2009. The cliff is about 120 feet high and the waves/spray easily clear it. Video shot by Jim Edds of http://www.extremestorms.com/
Saipan Pictures: Garapan Drive Through
Garapan was the major town of Saipan during the Spanish times, German times, Japanese times, and still is today. This drive takes you from American Memorial Park to the Old Japanese Jail. ...
Saipan Pictures: Then And Now
Saipan is rich in history. Here is a collection of "Now" pictures compared to "Then" pictures. Whenever possible I tried to take the picture from the same location as the "Then" pictures. Read...
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Jetovator Saipan Jetrave
First Test of the Jetovator in the Saipan Lagoon by Raymond Zapanta, and Waverunner operator, Hue Muscat.
I Have Nothing Bernice Shane 8 yo SMADS @ I Love Saipan
Bernice Shane performed @ I love Saipan with her group named SMADS. This is for the fund raising for the preparation of WACOPA competition.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Saipan is the largest island of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), an unincorporated territory of the United States. The Commonwealth consists of a chain of fifteen tropical islands belonging to the Marianas archipelago in the western Pacific Ocean. Saipan is located at (15°10’51”N, 145°45’21”E) and has a total area of 44.55 sq mi .
Battle of Saipan
The Battle of Saipan was a battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought on the island of Saipan in the Mariana Islands from 15 June – 9 July 1944. The Allied invasion fleet embarking the expeditionary forces left Pearl Harbor on 5 June 1944, the day before Operation Overlord in Europe was launched. The U.S.
Roman Catholic Diocese of Chalan Kanoa
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Chalan Kanoa is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. It comprises the territory of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and is a suffragan of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Agaña. The diocese was canonically erected on 8 November 1984 by Pope John Paul II. Its territories were taken from the archdiocese based in Guam.
Mañagaha is a small islet which lies off the west coast of Saipan within its lagoon. Although it has no permanent residents, Mañagaha is popular among Saipan’s tourists as a day-trip destination due to its wide sandy beaches and a number of marine activities including snorkeling, parasailing and jet skiing. It is also the burial ground of the famous Caroline Islands Chief Aghurubw.
Garapan is the largest village and the center of the tourism industry on the island of Saipan, which is a part of the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). Garapan, as a Census Designated Place, has an area of 1.2 km² and a population of 3,588 (census of population, 2000).
National Register of Historic Places listings in the Northern Mariana Islands
This is a list of the buildings, sites, districts, and objects listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the Northern Mariana Islands. There currently 37 listed sites spread across the four municipalites of the Northern Mariana Islands. There are no sites listed on any of the islands that make up the Northern Islands Municipality. This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 29, 2013.
Tanapag Harbor is the primary harbor of Saipan, and is located on the western side of the island. It is separated from the Philippine Sea by a barrier reef, located about 3 km (2 miles) off the shore. This reef forms the Saipan Lagoon. During World War II the harbor was occupied and used by Japan and later the United States. Following the war the harbor facilities have been significantly expanded to provide support for the U.S. Navy.
Mount Tapochau is the highest point on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. It is located in the centre of the island, north of San Vicente village and northwest of Magicienne Bay, and rises to a height of 474 m (1554 ft). The mountain offers a 360 degree view of the island. Mount Tapochau was vital in World War II as a result of this.
Kalabera is a small village on the northern side of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. Kalabera is best known for a large cave, that is a common tourist stop. The entry room stands close to 60 feet high, and drops off to a seemingly bottomless series of tributaries. Kalabera is associated with many colonial stories, including being used as a prison for Chamorros during Spain's colonial period and a reputed officers "recreation club" during the Japanese military occupation.
Oleai Sports Complex
Oleai Sports Complex is a multi-use stadium in Saipan on the western Pacific Ocean Northern Mariana Islands. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home of the Northern Mariana Islands national football team. The stadium has a capacity of 2,000 people. The surface is grass with an athletics track around the permimeter. The complex is run by the government of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Area code 670
The area code 670 is the local telephone area code for the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). It was created on July 1, 1997 and replaced the previous International Telecommunication Union country code 670, which is now used by East Timor.
Knut, Knud, or Knútur (Icelandic) is a Scandinavian first name, of which the anglicised form is Cnut or Canute. In Germany both "Knut" and "Knud" are used. In Spanish and Portuguese Canuto is used which comes from the Latin version Canutus. The name is derived from the Old Norse Knútr meaning "knot". It is the name of several medieval kings of Denmark, two of whom also reigned over England during the first half of the 11th century.
KPXP (99.5 FM, "Power 99 FM") is a radio station broadcasting a top 40 music format. Licensed to Garapan-Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, it serves the Northern Mariana Islands area. The station is currently owned by Sorensen Pacific Broadcasting Inc. The station was assigned the KPXP call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on July 12, 1991.
KRSI is a radio station broadcasting an Adult Album Alternative music format. Licensed to Garapan-Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, it serves the Northern Mariana Islands area. The station is currently owned by Sorensen Pacific Broadcasting Inc. The station was assigned the KRSI call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on May 31, 1991.
KWAW (100.3 FM, "Magic 100.3") is a radio station broadcasting an Rhythmic contemporary music format. Licensed to Garapan-Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, it serves the greater Northern Mariana Islands area. The station is currently owned by Leon Padilla Ganacias. The station's studios are located on the first floor of the Naru Building in Susupe. The station was assigned the KWAW call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on January 15, 1999.
San Vicente, Saipan
San Vicente is a village on Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. it is located close to the shore of Magicienne Bay, to the south of the island's highest point, Mount Tagpochau. It is connected via the cross-island road to Susupe in the west and with Capital Hill and Tanapag to the north.
Laolao Bay (also spelled Lao Lao, Laulau, or Lau Lau
Capital Hill, Saipan
Capital Hill (formerly Army Hill under the United States Navy) is a settlement on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. It has been the island group's center of government since 1962. It lies on the cross-island road between Tanapag and San Vicente. Capital Hill was originally built in 1948 by the Central Intelligence Agency as a base involved in covert training of Nationalist Chinese guerrillas.
Tanapag is a settlement on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. It is located close to Tanapag Beach on the northwest coast, just to the north of Capital Hill, the island group's centre of government. It lies on the Marpi road, which stretches the length of the island's northwest coast. The area around Tanapag Beach was the site of major fighting during the Battle of Saipan in 1944.
Laulau is a settlement in Saipan, in the Northern Mariana Islands. It is located on the central east coast of the island, close to Laulau Beach, at the northern end of Magicienne Bay. Though fairly isolated, the beach is a popular attraction. The village is connected by road with San Vicente, which lies to the south..
San Roque, Saipan
San Roque is a settlement in Saipan, in the Northern Mariana Islands. It is located to the north of Tanapag on the island's northwest coast, close to the point where the barrier reef protecting the Tanapag Harbor joins to the island. It is connected to Tanapag by the Marpi Road which runs the length of the northwestern coast.
East Field (Saipan)
East Field (also known as Kagman Airfield) is a former World War II airfield on Saipan in the Mariana Islands.
Kagman High School
Kagman High School is one of three public high schools on Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. It is part of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Public School System and opened in January 2002. KHS serves about 775 students from the villages of Kagman, north to Capitol Hill and to Marpi.
KKMP is a radio station licensed to Garapan-Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, simulcasting a Island Music format from the CNMI. The station is currently owned by Blue Continent Communications Inc.
The koru is a spiral shape based on the shape of a new unfurling silver fern frond and symbolizing new life, growth, strength and peace. It is an integral symbol in Māori art, carving and tattoos. The circular shape of the koru helps to convey the idea of perpetual movement while the inner coil suggests a return to the point of origin. Koru can also refer to bone carvings. Those generally take the shape of the uncurling fern plant.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Saipan.
- San Jose
- Yigo Village
- Dededo Village
- Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village
- Barrigada Village
- Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village
- Mangilao Village
- Guam Government House
- Sinajana Village
- Agana Heights Village
- Asan-Maina Village
- Chalan Pago-Ordot Village
- Piti Village
- Yona Village
- Talofofo Village
- Santa Rita
- Agat Village
- Inarajan Village
- Umatac Village
- Merizo Village
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Saipan, SPN, 사이판