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Federated States of Micronesia

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Federated States of Micronesia

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The Federated States of Micronesia is an island nation located in the Pacific Ocean, northeast of ► Papua New Guinea. It has maritime borders with the ► Philippines, ► Palau, ► Guam, the ► Northern Mariana Islands, the ► Marshall Islands, ► Nauru, and ► Kiribati. The country is a sovereign state in free association with the United States. The Federated States of Micronesia were formerly part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, a United Nations Trust Territory under US administration. In 1979 they adopted a constitution, and in 1986 independence was attained under a Compact of Free Association with the United States. Currently, the Federated States of Micronesia is under freely associated status with the ► United States.


Short name  Federated States of Micronesia
Official  name Federated States of Micronesia
Status Associated State of the United State since 1986
Location Pacific Ocean
Capital Palikir
Population 108,500 inhabitants
Area 702 km²
Major  languages English (official), Ulithian, Woleaian, Yapese, Pohnpeian, Kosraean, and Chuukese (at state or local level)
Major  religions Roman Catholicism and Protestantism
More information Federated States of Micronesia, Geography of the Federated States of Micronesia, History of the Federated States of Micronesia and Politics of the Federated States of Micronesia
More  images Federated States of Micronesia - Federated States of Micronesia (Category).

General maps

Map of the Federated States of Micronesia CIA WFB.png Map of the Federated States of Micronesia
Map of the Federated States of Micronesia CIA.jpg Map of the Federated States of Micronesia
Micronesia-large.png Map of Micronesia
Yap.png Map of Yap region
Yap Islands.png Map of Yap Islands
Pohnpei Island.png Map of Pohnpei Island
Chuuk.png Map of Chuuk region
Map Chuuk Islands1.png Map of Chuuk Islands
Kosrae.png Map of Kosrae Island

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Micronesia, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Micronesia.

Pacific-German-Colonies.svg Division of the Germany colonies in Oceania after World War I
MapofTTPI.gif Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands 1961
TTPI-locatormap.png Location of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

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Chuuk islands (satellite).JPG Satellite map of Chuuk Islands

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