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State of the Pacific Ocean extended in the Caroline Islands, it includes the districts of Truk (or Chuuk), Yap, Pohnpei (Ponape) and Kosrae. Discovered in the 16th century by the Spaniards, they were subsequently colonized by the Germans and the Japanese, until, after the Second World War, they fell under the trusteeship of the United States. Island of Yap rises above the southernmost section of the Mariana Trench, which here reaches depths of over 8000 meters. According to COUNTRYAAH, Micronesia is a nation in Micronesia, the capital city of which is Palikir. The latest population of Micronesia is 112,640.

Formerly a British protectorate, the archipelago has been independent since 1986 and has taken on that of the Federal Republic as a system. The president, who is also the head of the government, is supported in the exercise of his powers by an executive cabinet, made up of the vice president and the governors of the individual departments. He is elected by direct suffrage, with a four-year mandate, from among the deputies of the National Congress, who have the legislative power. The members of the Assembly are elected by popular vote. Each island also has its own governor and assemblies. The system of law in use is based on a mixture of rules deriving from the Common Law British, from traditional customs, from legislative acts; international jurisdiction is not deemed to be binding. The internal body responsible for the administration of justice is, at the highest level, the Supreme Court. The islands have no armed forces engaged in the defense of the state: security is, in fact, guaranteed by the United States, which is also responsible for managing foreign policy. Education is free and compulsory for 8 years from 6 years of age, when primary school begins. The secondary school, on the other hand, has a duration of four years and is divided into two two-year cycles. According to 2000 estimates, the illiteracy rate in the archipelago stands at 5.8%.

The islands that make up the archipelago are volcanic and coral in nature; they present low plains along the coasts and, inside, reliefs, hills and valleys. The highest peak is Mount Niani (800m), in the East Carolines. The climate is tropical, hot and very humid, with temperatures around 26-27 ° C. Precipitation is abundant, 3000-4000 mm per year on average with peaks of 10,000 mm in Pohnpei. Located in the outer belt of typhoons, the islands can occasionally be subject to the passage of these phenomena, especially in the period from June to December.

Micronesia Travel Facts

The Federated States of Micronesia is an island country in the western part of the Pacific Ocean. The federation includes the states of Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei and Yap. The islands are very scenic and mostly covered with rainforest. There are fantastic diving areas in Micronesia. Capital City Palikir Size 702 km² Resident 104.000 Official Language… Read More »

Micronesia Geography and Climate

Micronesia geography As a country located in Oceania defined by neovideogames.com, the Federated States of Micronesia are an island nation in the western Pacific Ocean. The island area consists of 607 islands and atolls, which in turn are divided into four main groups: The islands of Kosrae, Pohnpei and Truk, which belong to the East… Read More »

Micronesia Travel Guide

The island groups of the Federated States of Micronesia are scattered across the Pacific. Overall, the area consists of countless inhabited and uninhabited islands with a total area of ​​over 700 square kilometers. The four federated states are Yap, Chuuk, Kosrae, and Pohnpei. The natural landscape of the islands is very different. Some are atolls… Read More »

TOEFL Test Centers in Micronesia

The revised TOEFL Paper-delivered Test is offered in this location. The list below shows testing regions, fees and dates as of February 15, 2019, but availability may change when you register. Fees are shown in US$ and are subject to change without notice. To find the most up-to-date list of available test centers and dates when registration is open, click… Read More »