Navassa Island Government 1997
SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Data code BQ
Dependency status unincorporated territory of the US; administered by the US Coast Guard;in September 1996, the Coast Guard ceased operations and maintenance of NavassaIsland Light, a 46 meter tall lighthouse located on the southern side of theisland; negotiations are currently underway between the Coast Guard, GeneralServices Administration, and Department of Interior for transfer of administrationof the island; there has also been a private claim advanced against the island
National capital none; administered from Washington, DC
the flag of the US is used
NOTE: The information regarding Navassa Island on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Navassa Island Government 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Navassa Island Government 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.