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Thousands of people in the Federated States of Micronesia are in desperate need of food, water and shelter after the islands were struck by Super Typhoon Maysak. The governors of both Chuuk and Yap states have declared a state of emergency after five ...
ABC-Radio Australia · 4/5/2015
On May 11, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2015 Article IV consultation 1 with the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). Micronesia’s economy is stagnating, as externally-funded infrastructure projects are ...
International Monetary Fund · 5/15/2015
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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
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
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 …
Winnipeg Free Press · 7/7/2015
PRESS STATEMENT - 14th May 2012 - The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is seeking to reduce its carbon emissions by 500 tonnes annually with anticipated savings of approximately US$486,000 in diesel costs per year through the use of …
Solomon Times Online · 5/15/2012
Citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and Palau are eligible to work in the United States indefinitely. The United States Citizens and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a new Form I-9 guidance for ...
Yokwe Online · 12/10/2011
ALIK L. ALIK, Vice President of the Federated States of Micronesia, said that, despite many years of negotiations to curb its devastating effects, the climate change crisis continued. The negotiating process moved very slowly, while environmental hazards ...
UN News Centre · 9/25/2010
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated H.E. Peter M. Christian on his appointment as the eighth President of the Federated States of Micronesia. In his message to H.E. Peter M. Christian, the President of Federated States of ...
NVO News · 5/21/2015

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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