Saipan Island is the largest of Mariana Islands/aka Marianas (USA commonwealth/unincorporated dependent territory) located in western Pacific Ocean. The island covers a total area of approx 115 km2 (45 mi2) and has population around 50,000.
Saipan has length 19 km (12 mi) and width 9 km (6 mi). Its highest elevation point (Mt Tapochau) is 480 m (1560 ft) above sea level. Unlike many Mariana Islands mountains, Tapochau is not an extinct volcano, but a limestone formation.
Commonwealth's center of government is in Capitol Hill. Since the entire island is a single municipality, most issues term Saipan as Commonwealth's capital.
Travel to/from the island is available mainly via flights served by Saipan International Airport. Until 2010 was operated ferry service between Tinian and Saipan. Taxis are available within the island. Its main roads are named Beach Road (along the western coast) and Middle Road (largest, through the island's central part). Both roads link all villages on Saipan. The island has several hotels, residences, offices, shops - all located near the roads.
Saipan Island Marianas cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Saipan Island dock (anchor) at Obyan on the southern coast.
Port Saipan Island Marianas cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Saipan Island Marianas, Obyan. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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