Micronesia, Federated States of

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Official name:Federated States of Micronesia
Capital:Palikir
Area:total: 702 sq km
note: includes Pohnpei (Ponape), Chuuk (Truk) Islands, Yap Islands, and Kosrae
water: 0 sq km (fresh water only)
land: 702 sq km
Climate:tropical; heavy year-round rainfall, especially in the eastern islands; located on southern edge of the typhoon belt with occasionally severe damage
Location:Oceania, island group in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia
Geographic coordinates:6 55 N, 158 15 E
Comparative Area:four times the size of Washington, DC (land area only)
Land boundaries:0 km
Coastline:6,112 km
Terrain:islands vary geologically from high mountainous islands to low, coral atolls; volcanic outcroppings on Pohnpei, Kosrae, and Truk
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
highest point: Dolohmwar (Totolom) 791 m

Map of Micronesia, Federated States of

Map of Micronesia, Federated States of

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