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Land and People of Federated States of Micronesia



Micronesia land and people refers to the islands of Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap and Kosrae on the Caroline Islands and its inhabitants respectively. Micronesia is characterized by an undulating topography.
Each of the islands exhibits different physical features and they range from low lying coral atolls to lofty mountain ranges. The islands of Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae include volcanic outcroppings. These islands occupy a small island in the North Pacific Ocean.

The Micronesian population is a composite blend of people from diverse backgrounds and adhering to different traditions and customs. But they stand united by virtue of their history and allegiance to their nation. The inhabitants of the Federated States of Micronesia use a variety of languages as many as eight. Each of the islands has their indigenous beliefs. The people of the island of Yap are considered to be the most conservative. The Congregational Church plays a dominant role in the Kosrae State while the Chuuk society believes in the strengthening and maintenance of clan relationships. The above information offers you adequate information about Micronesia land and people.


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