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Where is Federated States of Micronesia situated? The Federated States of Micronesia, comprising widely scattered islands, is situated in the western Pacific Ocean almost 2,500 miles southwest of Hawaii. The Federated States of Micronesia includes four states which are Chuuk, Kosrae, Yap, and Pohnpei.

What is the geography of Federated States of Micronesia?
The Federated States of Micronesia comprises 607 islands which extend around 1,802 miles across the Caroline Islands’ archipelago to the east of Philippines.

What is the capital of Federated States of Micronesia?
The capital of the country is Palikir. It is located on the island of Pohnpei.

What is the area and population of Federated States of Micronesia?
Federated States of Micronesia covers a total land area of 271 square miles and as per the 2013 estimate the country has 106,104 people residing in it.

How many airports does Federated States of Micronesia have?
The nation has four International airports namely the Pohnpei International Airport (located in Pohnpei State), Chuuk International Airport (situated in the Chuuk State), Kosrae International Airport (located in the Kosrae State), and the Yap International Airport (situated in Yap State).

Who are the current Vice-President and President of Federated States of Micronesia?
Manny Mori is the President and Alik L. Alik is the Vice-President of Federated States of Micronesia.

What are the administrative districts of Federated States of Micronesia?
The country is segregated into four states of Chuuk State (Capital: Weno), Kosrae (Capital: Tofol), Pohnpei (Capital: Kolonia), and the Yap State (Capital: Colonia). All these states are also segregated into several municipalities.

What is the currency of Federated States of Micronesia?
United States dollar is the currency used in Federated States of Micronesia.

What is the official language of Federated States of Micronesia?
The common and official language of Federated States of Micronesia is English. However, other languages spoken in the country are Chuukese, Pohnpeian, Kosraean, Woleaian, and Yapese.

What are the different ethnic groups of Federated States of Micronesia?
The population of Federated States of Micronesia consists of several ethno-linguistic groups. Chuukese comprise 48.8% of the total population of the country whereas Pohnpeian, Kosraean, and Yapese comprise 24.2%, 6.2% and 5.2% of the total population of the country. Other significant ethnic groups are the Asians and Polynesians who comprise 1.8% and 1.5% of the total population of the country.

What is the national anthem of Federated States of Micronesia?
Adopted in the year 1991, the Patriots of Micronesia, also called “Across all Micronesia”, is Federated States of Micronesia’s national anthem.

What is the culture of Federated States of Micronesia?
The culture of the country is very diverse since each of the states has its own different traditions and cultural practices. However, there still are many common economic and cultural bonds which are centuries old. Like, the cultural similarities in the traditional extended families and clan systems are found on all of these islands.

Who is Emelihter Kihleng?
Emelihter Kihleng is the first ever citizen of Federated States of Micronesia whose collection of English poetries got published in 2008.

What type of economy does Federated States of Micronesia have?
The primary sectors of the economy of Federated States of Micronesia are fishing and subsistence farming. Additional cash revenues are generated by fishing rights, fruit exports and U.S. financial aid. These spectacular islands though possess prominent tourism potential however the industry is growing rather slowly because of the isolated location of the country and the poorly developed infrastructure. The primary source of revenue still remains the US backed financial assistance.

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Last Updated : October 21, 2014




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