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Majuro, Marshall Islands

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Majuro, poluation 19,664 (1988), is the capital of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Located in the Ratak Islands[?], Majuro has a port and an international airport. Sport fishing is popular, and underwater divers are attracted to the area. The College of the Marshall Islands[?] is at the east end of the atoll.

During World War II on January 30, 1944 United States troops invaded Japanese held Majuro.

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