Federated States of Micronesia Genealogy

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The Federated States of Micronesia Micronesia, Federated States of, flag.png (FSM) includes four main island groups:[1]


  • Pohnpei (Ponape)
  • Chuuk (Truk) Islands
  • Yap Islands
  • Kosrae (Kosaie)

The Federated States of Micronesia are situated about three-fourths of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia.


The term Micronesia also can refer to a wider area of the Pacific which includes seven other separate island nations beyond the Federated States of Micronesia.[2] For this wider area see Category:Micronesia, or for a map comparing the areas of Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia click here.

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The only empire created in this island nation was started at Yap.

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References

  1. "Federated States of Micronesia," Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federated_States_of_Micronesia: accessed 18 August 2008), and Central Intelligence Agency, "Micronesia, Federated States of," World Factbook (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/fm.html: accessed 18 August 2008).
  2. "Micronesia," Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micronesia: accessed 18 August 2008).