Micronesia Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Taro root, breadfruit, coconuts, and yams are staples. Fish is the most important source of protein. Packaged foods are becoming... More
  • Family: Families include the husband, wife and their unmarried children. More
  • Fashion: Micronesians wear Western style of clothing. More

Micronesia Facts

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Capital Palikir
Government Type constitutional government in free association with the US; the Compact of Free Association entered into force on 3 November 1986 and the Amended Compact entered into force in May 2004
Currency USD
Population 106,104
Total Area 271 Square Miles
702 Square Kilometers
Location Oceania, island group in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia
Language English (official and common language), Trukese, Pohnpeian, Yapese, Kosrean, Ulithian, Woleaian, Nukuoro, Kapingamarangi

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