Updated at 2024-02-23
Diving enthusiasts will probably fall in love with Aur Atoll’s underwater scenery. Aur Atoll is one of the Republic of the Marshall Islands’ 24 constituencies, and comprises 42 islands. The main industries are agriculture, fishery, and yachting tourism. Its rich underwater ecology attracts many tourists, who visit and dive into the ocean to view gigantic coral reefs. Tourists typically buy woven handicrafts when visiting Aur Atoll, like the woven shell necktie in the image. It was made by local women using natural materials and given as a gift.
Alliance Date: July 31, 2018
Area: 15 square kilometers
Population: Approx. 499 people
Main Industries/Features: Orr Atoll is an atoll made up of 42 islands. The lakes on the atoll are excellent diving sites. There are tropical fish, corals, turtles and small sharks. Its main industry is tourism.