Micronesia Geography and Population

Micronesia, (from the micro ‘ and gr. Nesos ‘ island’), one of the three archipelagos into which the islands of the Pacific Ocean are traditionally divided; the others are Polynesia and Melanesia. Micronesia includes the islands west of the date line and north of the equator; a total of over 2000 islands, almost all very […]

Micronesia Resorts

Micronesia Resorts and Attractions

Micronesia is part of Oceania. Includes the Marianas, Carolines, Marshalls, Gilberts and Nauru. According to smb, Micronesia is currently divided into several states. The Federated States of Micronesia are island-states: Kosrae, Pohnpei, the Yap and Chuuk island groups. The capital is Palikir. The official language is English. Currency – US dollar. Religion – Christianity. The […]

Micronesia History and Culture

Micronesia History and Culture

Micronesia, which was settled from Eastern Melanesia around 3,500 years ago, was discovered by the Spaniards in the 16th century and later colonized. Sold to the German Empire in 1899 after the Spanish-American War, it was occupied by Japan in 1914, which received a League of Nations mandate over Micronesia in 1920. American troops took […]