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    Agrihan Island (Agrigan) Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands USA
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Agrihan Island is a small island located in the Northern Islands Municipality in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) in the United States of America (USA). Also known as Agrigan. To the northwest is Asuncion Island and to the south is Pagan Island.

History
Claimed by the Spanish. In 1899, sold to Germany and administered from German New Guinea and established coconut plantations harvesting copra. During World War I turned over to Japan who administered the island until the end of the Pacific War. After World War II, became part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands administered by the United States.

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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