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Federated States of Micronesia
Motto: "Peace, Unity, Liberty"
Location of the Federated States of Micronesia
StatusSovereign state in free association with the United States
CapitalPalikir
6°55′N158°11′E / 6.917°N 158.183°E / 6.917; 158.183
Largest cityWeno
Official language
and national languagea
English
Recognized regional
languages
Ethnic groups(2000)
  • 48.8% Chuukese
  • 24.2% Pohnpeian
  • 6.2% Kosraean
  • 5.2% Yapese
  • 4.5% Outer Yapese
  • 1.8% Asian
  • 1.5% Polynesian
  • 6.4% other
  • 1.4% unknown
DemonymMicronesian
GovernmentFederalparliamentary republic Under a Non-partisan democracy
Peter Christian
Yosiwo P. George
LegislatureCongress
Independence
November 3, 1986
Area
• Total
702 km2 (271 sq mi) (191st)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2013 estimate
106,104[1] (192nd)
• Density
158.1/km2 (409.5/sq mi) (75th)
GDP (PPP)2011 estimate
• Total
$310 million
• Per capita
$3,000
GDP (nominal)2011 estimate
• Total
$277 million
• Per capita
$2,300
Gini (2000)61.1[2]
very high
HDI (2015)Increase 0.638[3]
medium · 127th
CurrencyUnited States dollar (USD)
Time zone(UTC+10 and +11)
• Summer (DST)
not observed (UTC)
Date formatMM/DD/YYYY
Drives on theright
Calling code+691
ISO 3166 codeFM
Internet TLD.fm
  1. Regional languages used at state and municipal levels.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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