Saipan
in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

Noteable things around
  • Smiling Cove Marina (marina, (2 mi)
  • Local Marina (marina, (19 mi)
  • Saipan Zoo (zoo, (1 mi)
Location Summary
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
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Hyatt Regency Saipan

Address
2,5 mi
PO Box 5087 CHRB Micronesia & Korea
96950 SAIPAN
Northern Mariana Islands

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


PACIFIC ISLANDS CLUB SAIPAN

Address
7,1 mi
BEACH ROAD AFETNA
96950 Saipan
Northern Mariana Islands

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Heaven II

Address
1,3 mi
PMB557 Box 10003, Capital Hill
96950 Saipan
Northern Mariana Islands

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Galleria

Address
2,4 mi
Alaihai Ave. Garapan
96950 Saipan
Northern Mariana Islands

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Gold Beach Hotel

Address
2,9 mi
Beach Road, Palm Palm Villa
96950 Saipan
Northern Mariana Islands

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kanoa Resort Saipan

Address
5,2 mi
Beach Road Susupe
96950 Saipan
Northern Mariana Islands

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Aquarius Beach Tower

Address
5,7 mi
110 Beach Road
96950 Saipan
Northern Mariana Islands

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mango Resort Saipan

Address
6,3 mi
Figan Ln, As Perdido
96950 Saipan
Northern Mariana Islands

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Century Hotel

Address
2,2 mi
Chalan Pale Arnold
96950 Saipan
Northern Mariana Islands

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Capital Hotel

Address
2,3 mi
Filooris Ave
96950 Saipan
Northern Mariana Islands

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Big Air - Saipan HD 720p

Published: March 24, 2015
Length: 54:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BigAir

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

Published: April 04, 2015
Length: 55:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 非公式 SNH48INFO

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

Published: December 08, 2011
Length: 02:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jim Edds

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

Published: June 22, 2009
Length: 03:05 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: SaipanPictures

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

Published: June 14, 2009
Length: 43:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SaipanPictures

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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Published: April 26, 2014
Length: 40:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jayoung Lee

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Jetovator Saipan Jetrave

Published: March 22, 2015
Length: 30:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hue Muscat

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

Published: February 15, 2015
Length: 30:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bernice Shane Sabino

Bernice Shane performed @ I love Saipan with her group named SMADS. This is for the fund raising for the preparation of WACOPA competition.


GARA SAIPAN Diving 2012.03

Published: March 08, 2012
Length: 41:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: gara katsu

サイパン ダイブポイント:アイスクリーム&パイプ.


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Published: April 26, 2014
Length: 26:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jayoung Lee

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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

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 .

Located at 15.1808, 145.756 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Saipan, Islands of the Northern Mariana Islands, Capitals of country subdivisions in Oceania, Capitals of political divisions in the United States, Capitals in Oceania, Stratovolcanoes, Volcanoes of the Northern Mariana Islands, Former German colonies, Municipalities of the Northern Mariana Islands

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.

Located at 15.1833, 145.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, World War II operations and battles of the Pacific Theatre, Battles of World War II involving the United States, Battles and operations of World War II involving Japan, History of the Northern Mariana Islands, Mass suicides, United States Marine Corps in World War II, Saipan

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.

Located at 15.1742, 145.749 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Agaña, Roman Catholic dioceses in the Northern Mariana Islands, Roman Catholic dioceses in the United States, Roman Catholic Church in the Northern Mariana Islands

Mañagaha

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.

Located at 15.2414, 145.713 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Uninhabited islands of the Northern Mariana Islands

Garapan

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).

Located at 15.2061, 145.718 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towns and villages in the Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan

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.

Located at 15.2133, 145.733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National Register of Historic Places in the Northern Mariana Islands

Tanapag Harbor

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.

Located at 15.2267, 145.737 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of the Northern Mariana Islands, United States Navy bases, Transportation in the Northern Mariana Islands

Mount Tapochau

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.

Located at 15.1889, 145.743 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Landforms of the Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan

Kalabera

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.

Located at 15.2358, 145.793 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towns and villages in the Northern Mariana Islands

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.

Located at 15.1639, 145.71 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in 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.

Located at 15.1833, 145.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Area codes in the United States, Communications in the Northern Mariana Islands

KNUT

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.

Located at 15.1833, 145.735 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Given names, Radio stations in the Northern Mariana Islands, Community radio stations in the United States

KPXP

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.

Located at 15.185, 145.742 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Radio stations in the Northern Mariana Islands, Contemporary hit radio stations in the United States, Radio stations established in 1991

KRSI

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.

Located at 15.185, 145.742 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Radio stations in the Northern Mariana Islands, Adult album alternative radio stations in the United States, Radio stations established in 1991

KWAW

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.

Located at 15.1847, 145.741 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Radio stations in the Northern Mariana Islands, Rhythmic Contemporary Radio Stations in the United States

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.

Located at 15.1536, 145.74 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towns and villages in the Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan

Laolao Bay

Laolao Bay (also spelled Lao Lao, Laulau, or Lau Lau

Located at 15.143, 145.757 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bodies of water of the Northern Mariana Islands, Bays of the Northern Mariana Islands

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.

Located at 15.2, 145.752 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan, Populated places established in 1948

Tanapag

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.

Located at 15.239, 145.756 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan

Laulau, Saipan

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..

Located at 15.1628, 145.745 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towns and villages in the Northern Mariana Islands

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.

Located at 15.2489, 145.773 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towns and villages in the Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan

East Field (Saipan)

East Field (also known as Kagman Airfield) is a former World War II airfield on Saipan in the Mariana Islands.

Located at 15.168, 145.777 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Pacific

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.

Located at 15.1677, 145.784 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
High schools in the Northern Mariana Islands, Educational institutions established in 2002

KKMP

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.

Located at 15.1578, 145.718 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Radio stations in the Northern Mariana Islands, Radio stations established in 1978

KORU

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.

Located at 15.185, 145.742 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Maori art, Māori words and phrases, Visual motifs, New Zealand culture, Radio stations in the Northern Mariana Islands


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Saipan, SPN, 사이판