Micronesia 2006

Micronesia 2006

Yearbook 2006

Micronesia Federation. In August, the US government’s representative for contacts with Micronesia urged the country to promote growth before the free association agreement expires in 2023. The agreement provides Micronesia with significant financial assistance from the United States each year. At a meeting on the appropriations, US Representative David Cohen said that Micronesia with even today’s support has not been able to achieve economic growth. He recalled that the appropriations will be significantly smaller after 2023, arguing that the country must first and foremost invest in the private sector to boost growth. According to CountryAAH, major public holidays in Micronesia include Independence Day (November 3) and New Year (January 1). Micronesia is today completely dominated by the public sector. Micronesian MPs had previously complained that the United States was reducing their power and that the US committee responsible for the money for Micronesia was in the country’s budget at the retail level. Cohen, who chairs the committee.


Always humid tropical climate. The temperature is around 27 ° C all year round with minor fluctuations. The main precipitation falls from May to November. The island worlds, especially in the northwest, are endangered by typhoons.

Micronesia Map with Surrounding Countries

Micronesia Overview

The Eastern Pacific Micronesia is a group of 607 islands in the Caribbean archipelago. Micronesia comes from the Greek word and perfectly describes this island nation of hundreds of small islands. Each of its four autonomous parts (west to east Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae) has its own unique character with its landscapes and cultures. The capital Palikir is located on its largest archipelago, the Ponhpe.

Area: 702 km2

Population: 102,436 (estimate 7/2020)

Capital: Palikir

Population: Chuukis, Kosraites, Ponapets, Yapis

Religion: There were 52.7% Catholics, 41.7% Protestants, 3.8% other religions, and 0.8% non-believers.

English (official) and 17 other languages

Currency: US Dollar (USD)

Form of government: Federal