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Aerial view of Jaluit Atoll in 1978.
Jaluit Atoll is an atoll of 91 islands in the Pacific Oceanmarker. It is a legislative district of the Marshall Islandsmarker. Its total land area is only , but that encloses a lagoon of .

, the population of the islands of Jaluit Atoll is 1,669.

The island of Jabor has the largest population of around 1,200. The island features a small hotel with four rooms, air-conditioning, running water, electricity and a communal kitchen and shower, where visitors can stay for $50 a night. There are several small stores that sell staple foods like flour, rice, canned tuna and canned vegetables. Jabor also has a fish base, where motor boats can be rented and a Mobil station that sells gas for about $6.50 a gallon. Great snorkeling spots are around the sunken dock by the airport and in the northern pass.

The island of Jaluit is connected to Jabor by an 8 mile road. There are traditionally built huts available for rent on a beautiful beach.

Imiej is an island a 45 minute boat ride from Jabor. It used to be the Japanese army headquarters and you can take a tour on foot through the jungle to check out the old power station, military quarters, anti-aircraft guns and the Shinto shrine where the Japanese general committed suicide.


Jaluit has an elementary school. Jaluit High School is a boarding school that serves students from Jaluit Atoll and neighboring areas.


Jabor is served by two weekly flights (Mondays and Fridays) from Air Marshall Islands, landing at Jaluit Airportmarker



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