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Federated States of Micronesia Travel Information


Micronesia Flag Micronesia (Federated States of Micronesia) is an island country in free association with the United States located in the South Pacific. The capital of Micronesia is Palikir.

Federated States of Micronesia Country Details


Country Name Micronesia

Also Known As

The Federated States of Micronesia
Political Status An island country in free association with the United States
Geographic Location The South Pacific
Flag Federated States of Micronesia Flag
Principal Language English
Capital Palikir


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Micronesia and Palau (Other Places Travel Guide)
By Ben Cook, Chad Lathe, Christy Lejkowski & Michael Gall

Cook Ben
Paperback (234 pages)

Micronesia and Palau (Other Places Travel Guide)
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Micronesia and Palau have long been known to diving enthusiasts for some of the most intriguing and spectacular dive spots on earth. Yet as the reputation of these islands spread, more travelers are looking to escape the modern Western world and become transported to a calmer, slower pace of life. The writers of this guide all lived, worked and played on the islands which they write about. First-hand knowledge, cultural insight, and personal recommendations allow visitors to feel like locals while enjoying the indisputable beauty of these islands and people.
- Learn the history and culture of the islands from writers who have each spent years living with local residents.

- Explore off-the-beaten-track locales relatively unknown to foreign visitors.

- Navigate on the islands and among islands, enjoying the best of Micronesia and Palau.

- Dive, surf, snorkel, and swim in some of the most stunning marine environments in the world.

- Choose the best places to eat, sleep, shop, and visit based on reviews of all the major islands.

Lonely Planet Micronesia
By Kate Galbraith & Ned Friary

Lonely Planet
Paperback (376 pages)

Lonely Planet Micronesia
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The fourth edition of Micronesia provides information on the whole of the region including Kiribati and Nauru. It also includes information on local customs, culture, arts and languages and tips on the best diving & snorkelling spots.
Moon Handbooks Micronesia
By Neil Levy

Moon Travel
Paperback (384 pages)

Moon Handbooks Micronesia
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From the mysterious ruins of Pohnpei to Saipan's historic beaches, the islands of Micronesia offer the traveler hundreds of intriguing destinations to explore. Looking for more than the standard itinerary? Explore the sunken Japanese fleet in Chuuk Lagoon or celebrate with the locals at the annual Arts Festival in Palau. Neil Levy, a renowned South Pacific travel expert, brings the islands and atolls of Micronesia within reach of travelers who, on any budget, are looking to experience the full bounty of these incredible islands. This guide covers all four Pacific archipelagos: Guam; the Republics of Palau, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, and Nauru; the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, including Saipan, and the Federated States of Micronesia. Completely updated and revised, the sixth edition of Moon Handbooks Micronesia, is packed with the most current information on sightseeing options, diving and recreation, accommodations, and restaurants, as well as custom maps, color photographs, fascinating sidebars, and a complete coverage of the area's culture, history, and social issues.
Micronesian Blues
By Bryan Vila

Cynthia Morris
Paperback (192 pages)

Micronesian Blues
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His plane nearly crashed, the cops he'd been hired to train almost killed him, and he ingested a substance that bore a close resemblance to elephant snot -- all during his first two days on the job.

Micronesian Blues tells the true story of former L.A. street cop Bryan Vila's hilarious road to cross-cultural enlightenment as a police chief in the far Pacific islands of Micronesia. Through lively narrative laced with wry humor, it chronicles his adventures and misadventures on Saipan, Ponape (now Pohnpei), Truk (now Chuuk), Palau, Yap, Kosrae, and Kwajalein.

Trial and error was the name of the game in this dubious paradise, where Bryan had to learn the rules -- or make them up -- as he went. Yet he embraced island life, succeeded in his new role, and ultimately found himself profoundly changed by his experiences in Micronesia and the lessons he learned there.

Authors' Note: A previous version of this book, titled Micronesian Blues: The Adventures of an American Cop in Paradise, was published by Paladin Press in 2009.
Reference Map of Oceania: The Pacific Islands of Micronesia, Polynesia, Melanesia
By James A. Bier

Univ of Hawaii Pr
Map

Reference Map of Oceania: The Pacific Islands of Micronesia, Polynesia, Melanesia
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A comprehensive Pacific map, including a main map and 52 inset maps of the major parts of the region. Principal cities, towns, and villages are shown along with roads, topography, and population figures where available. Time zones for the Pacific and individual countries are also included.
Micronesia (Moon Micronesia)
By Neil M. Levy

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Paperback (340 pages)

Micronesia (Moon Micronesia)
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Covering four great archipelagoes - the Marshalls, Gilberts, Carolines and Marianas - this handbook provides an in-depth look at the history, culture, politics and social issues of Micronesia, as well as useful travel information.'

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