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Several states, Washington and Colorado, and Alaska have legalized the recreational use of cannabis. Across the Pacific, US territories in Micronesia are beginning to take similar steps in consideration of marijuana legalization; Federated States of ...
Andhra News · 7/18/2015
Micronesia
KOLONIA, Pohnpei (NNS) -- Pacific Partnership celebrated the completion of two elementary school renovations during ribbon cutting ceremonies July 3 in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). U.S. Seabees and one U.S. Marine assigned to …
navy.mil · 7/7/2015
At least four people have died after a super typhoon ripped through several small islands in the Federated States of Micronesia in the central and western Pacific. Super Typhoon Maysak slammed into the outlying atolls of Fais and Ulithi in Yap state on ...
ABC Online · 4/1/2015
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Vanuatu beat the Federated States of Micronesia by the extraordinary score of 46-0 in their Olympic qualifying football match at the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea on Tuesday. Jean Kaltak scored 16 goals for Vanuatu …
The Chronicle Journal · 7/7/2015
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Tax-News · 3/24/2015
The Federated States of Micronesia comprises all the Caroline Islands except Palau. These islands experience much the same weather as three other groups in the western Pacific north of the equator - the Gilbert, Mariana, and Marshall Islands. Micronesia ...
BBC · 5/14/2012
With the Federated States of Micronesia still reeling from the effect of three typhoons that swept through the region in April and May, disaster authorities are looking at the lessons that can be learned. For many communities, just surviving Maysak ...
ReliefWeb · 3/29/2015
Fiji has set a Pacific Games record in scoring a goal nearly every second minute to defeat the Federated States of Micronesia 38-0. Coach Carlos Buzzetti was apologetic after the match, in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, but said he had requested a …
Stuff · 7/5/2015
KOLONIA, Pohnpei - Pacific Partnership celebrated the completion of two elementary school renovations during ribbon cutting ceremonies July 3 in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). U.S. Seabees and one U.S. Marine assigned to Task Force …
cpf.navy.mil · 7/7/2015

Federated States of Micronesia

The Federated States of Micronesia is an independent sovereign island nation and a United States associated state consisting of four states …
The Federated States of Micronesia is an independent sovereign island nation and a United States associated state consisting of four states – from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae – that are spread across the Western Pacific Ocean. Together, the states comprise around 607 islands that cover a longitudinal distance of almost 2,700 km just north of the equator. They lie northeast of New Guinea, south of Guam and the Marianas, west of Nauru and the Marshall Islands, east of Palau and the Philippines, about 2,900 km north of eastern Australia and some 4,000 km southwest of the main islands of Hawaii.
  • Founded: Nov 03, 1986
  • Population: 103,549 (2013)
  • Area: 271.04 sq miles (702 km²)
  • GDP: $316.25 million USD (2013)
  • Calling code: 691
  • Capital: Palikir
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