FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA


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Flag

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Territory
702 km² (177TH)

Capital
Palikir

Language
ENGLISH

Motto
'Peace, Unity, Liberty'

National Flower
Hibiscus Flowers (Hibiscus)

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Micronesia Flag

The Federated States of Micronesia, curtailed FSM and furthermore referred to just as Micronesia) is a free republic related to the United States. It comprises of four states – from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae – that are spread over the Western Pacific Ocean. Together, the states include around 607 islands (a consolidated land zone of roughly 702 km2 or 271 sq mi) that spread a longitudinal separation of very nearly 2,700 km (1,678 mi) only north of the equator. They lie upper east of New Guinea, south of Guam and the Marianas, west of Nauru and the Marshall Islands, east of Palau and the Philippines, around 2,900 km (1,802 mi) north of eastern Australia and somewhere in the range of 4,000 km (2,485 mi) southwest of the primary islands of Hawaii. The sovereign island country's capital is Palikir, situated on Pohnpei Island, while the biggest city is Weno, situated in the Chuuk Atoll. Every one of its four states is fixated on at least one principle high islands, and everything except Kosrae incorporate various peripheral atolls. The Federated States of Micronesia is spread crosswise over piece of the Caroline Islands in the more extensive area of Micronesia, which comprises of thousands of little islands partitioned among a few nations. The term Micronesia may allude to the Federated States or to the locale in general. The FSM was once in the past a piece of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (TTPI), a United Nations Trust Territory under U.S. organization, however it shaped its own established government on May 10, 1979, turning into a sovereign state after autonomy was achieved on November 3, 1986 under a Compact of Free Association with the United States.


Seal


Micronesia Seal

Territory


Micronesia Map

702 km2 (177TH)


Capital


Micronesia Capital

Palikir

Palikir is a town with around 4,600 individuals and the capital of the Federated States of Micronesia in the western Pacific Ocean. It is arranged on the northwest side of Pohnpei island (populace 33,000), a high volcanic island encompassed by a bordering coral reef. Close-by toward the upper east is the island's biggest settlement, the waterfront town of Kolonia. Palikir was once in the past a minor town of little outcome. Resulting to World War II, the island was directed by the United States Government until FSM achieved freedom in 1979. The legislature of the Federated States of Micronesia chose to change over the Palikir territory into a town to house the focal organization of the islands as a reason fabricated capital city. It was pronounced the capital of Micronesia in 1989. All administration workplaces, some private houses, and the living arrangement of the President of the Federated States of Micronesia were assembled. It is presently the center point of the government organization of the nation, in spite of as yet being a town with a populace of 4,645.


Languague


Micronesia Languague

English



Motto


Micronesia Motto

'Peace, Unity, Liberty'



National Flower


Micronesia National Flower

Hibiscus Flowers (Hibiscus)

Hibiscus is a variety of blossoming plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. The sort is very enormous, containing a few hundred animal categories that are local to warm calm, subtropical and tropical districts all through the world. Part species are eminent for their enormous, flashy blossoms and those species are normally referred to just as "hibiscus", or less broadly known as rose mallow. There are likewise names for hibiscus, for example, strong hibiscus, rose of sharon, and tropical hibiscus. The family incorporates both yearly and lasting herbaceous plants, just as woody bushes and little trees. The conventional name is gotten from the Greek name ?ß?s??? (hibiskos) which Pedanius Dioscorides provided for Althaea officinalis (c. 40– 90 AD). The leaves are substitute, praise to lanceolate, regularly with a toothed or lobed edge. The blossoms are huge, obvious, trumpet-formed, with at least five petals, shading from white to pink, red, orange, peach, yellow or purple, and from 4– 18 cm expansive.


Demonym(s)

Micronesian

Population

104,937
(2016 estimate)

Currency

United States dollar (USD)

Time Zone

UTC+10 and +11

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