Micronesia

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About Country

Capital
Palikir
Population
Approximately 115,000 (2021 estimate)
Population Density
159 people per square kilometer
GDP
$355 million (nominal, 2019 estimate)
Language
English and many indigenous languages are spoken, including Chuukese, Kosraean, Pohnpeian, and Yapese
Currency
United States dollar (USD)
National Dish
Fried rice with Spam, chicken, or beef, and vegetables, known as "fried rice Γ  la MicronΓ©sienne."
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion in Micronesia, with Roman Catholicism and Protestantism being the most widely practiced
Climate
Micronesia has a tropical climate, with high temperatures and humidity year-round. The islands are also susceptible to typhoons and other severe weather events
Main Industries
Fishing, tourism, and subsistence agriculture, including the cultivation of taro, breadfruit, and coconut
Level of Development
Micronesia is considered a developing country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 140 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 702 square kilometers

Escape to the stunning islands of Micronesia πŸ‡«πŸ‡², where crystal-clear waters 🌊, lush jungles 🌴, and exotic marine life 🐠 await. Immerse yourself in the island’s rich culture, explore hidden waterfalls, and discover the many wonders of this breathtaking destination. Plan your trip to Micronesia today!

Federated States of Micronesia is a country in the western Pacific Ocean composed of more than 600 islands, grouped into four states: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae. The country is known for its abundant marine life and coral reefs, which make it a popular destination for scuba diving and snorkeling.

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  • Chuuk Lagoon, Weno, Federated States of Micronesia (1)
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  • Chuuk Lagoon, Weno, Federated States of Micronesia (3)
  • Chuuk Lagoon, Weno, Federated States of Micronesia (4)
  • Chuuk Lagoon, Weno, Federated States of Micronesia (5)
  • Chuuk Lagoon, Weno, Federated States of Micronesia (6)
  • Chuuk Lagoon, Weno, Federated States of Micronesia
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  • Moen, Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, Weno
  • Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Micronesia include:

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    Chuuk Lagoon: a popular diving site with numerous World War II shipwrecks.

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    Nan Madol: an ancient city of stone ruins and canals located on the island of Pohnpei.

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    Palikir: the capital city, which features several government buildings, as well as the Pohnpei State Museum.

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    Kosrae: an island known for its pristine beaches and coral reefs, as well as its traditional culture.

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    Yap: an island known for its unique stone money, which is used as a form of currency.

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    The Blue Hole: a famous dive site located off the coast of Guam, which features a deep underwater sinkhole and an abundance of marine life.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Micronesia has to offer. The country's small size and remote location make it a unique and fascinating destination for travelers interested in exploring off-the-beaten-path locations.

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