The Marshall Islands are a chain of volcanic islands located in the central Pacific Ocean. The country consists of 29 atolls and five isolated islands. The Marshall Islands are a self-governing country in free association with the United States. The official language is Marshallese, a Polynesian language. English is also widely spoken. The currency is the US dollar. The dialing code for the Marshall Islands is +692. To call the Marshall Islands from the Bahamas, dial 00 followed by 692.