Economic activity is limited to providing services to military personnel and contractors located on the island. all food and manufactured goods must be imported.
No indigenous inhabitants note: since super typhoon ioke, a small military contingent along with 75 contractor personnel have returned to the island to conduct clean-up and restore basic operations on the island (july 2008 est.)
Oceania, atoll in the north pacific ocean, about two-thirds of the way from hawaii to the northern mariana islands
Total: 6.5 sq km land: 6.5 sq km water: 0 sq km
About 11 times the size of the mall in washington, dc
Conventional long form: none conventional short form: wake island
Claimed by marshall islands