Outline of the Federated States of Micronesia

Outline of the Federated States of Micronesia


The location of the Federated States of Micronesia
An enlargeable map of the Federated States of Micronesia

The Federated States of Micronesia is an island nation located in the North Pacific Ocean, north of Papua New Guinea.[1] The country is a sovereign state in free association with the United States. The Federated States of Micronesia were formerly part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, a United Nations Trust Territory under US administration. In 1979 they adopted a constitution, and in 1986 independence was attained under a Compact of Free Association with the United States. Present concerns include large-scale unemployment, overfishing, and dependence on U.S. aid.

The Federated States of Micronesia are located in the region known as Micronesia, which consists of hundreds of small islands divided in seven territories. The term Micronesia may refer to the Federated States or to the region as a whole, even though the lack of a central government makes it a sovereign group of states, not a country.

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Micronesia:

Contents

General reference

An enlargeable basic map of the Federated States of Micronesia

Geography of the Federated States of Micronesia

Environment of the Federated States of Micronesia

An enlargeable satellite image of the Chuuk Islands
  • Climate of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Environmental issues in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Ecoregions in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Renewable energy in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Geology of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Protected areas of the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Biosphere reserves in the Federated States of Micronesia
    • National parks of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Wildlife of the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Flora of the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Fauna of the Federated States of Micronesia
      • Birds of the Federated States of Micronesia
      • Mammals of the Federated States of Micronesia

Natural geographic features of the Federated States of Micronesia

  • Fjords of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Glaciers of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Islands of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Lakes of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Mountains of the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Volcanoes in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Rivers of the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Waterfalls of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Valleys of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • World Heritage Sites in the Federated States of Micronesia: None

Regions of the Federated States of Micronesia

Main article: Regions of the Federated States of Micronesia

Ecoregions of the Federated States of Micronesia

Main article: Ecoregions in the Federated States of Micronesia

Administrative divisions of the Federated States of Micronesia

None

Municipalities of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Capital of the Federated States of Micronesia: Palikir
  • Cities of the Federated States of Micronesia

Demography of the Federated States of Micronesia

Main article: Demographics of the Federated States of Micronesia

Government and politics of the Federated States of Micronesia

Main article: Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and Politics of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Elections in the Federated States of Micronesia
    • (specific elections)
  • Political parties in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Political scandals of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Taxation in the Federated States of Micronesia

Branches of the government of the Federated States of Micronesia


Executive branch of the government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Legislative branch of the government of the Federated States of Micronesia

  • Parliament of the Federated States of Micronesia (bicameral)
    • Upper house: Senate of the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Lower house: House of Commons of the Federated States of Micronesia

Judicial branch of the government of the Federated States of Micronesia

  • Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia

Foreign relations of the Federated States of Micronesia

International organization membership

The Federated States of Micronesia is a member of:[1]

Law and order in the Federated States of Micronesia

Main article: Law of the Federated States of Micronesia

Military of the Federated States of Micronesia

Main article: Military of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Command
  • Forces
    • Army of the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Navy of the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Air Force of the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Special forces of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Military history of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Military ranks of the Federated States of Micronesia

Local government in the Federated States of Micronesia

History of the Federated States of Micronesia

Main article: History of the Federated States of Micronesia, Timeline of the history of the Federated States of Micronesia, and Current events of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Economic history of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Military history of the Federated States of Micronesia

Culture of the Federated States of Micronesia

Main article: Culture of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Architecture of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Cuisine of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Ethnic minorities in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Festivals in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Humor in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Languages of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Media in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • National symbols of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • People of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Prostitution in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Public holidays in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Records of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Religion in the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Buddhism in the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Christianity in the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Hinduism in the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Islam in the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Judaism in the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Sikhism in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • World Heritage Sites in the Federated States of Micronesia: None

Art in the Federated States of Micronesia

  • Art in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Cinema of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Literature of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Music of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Television in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Theatre in the Federated States of Micronesia

Sports in the Federated States of Micronesia

Main article: Sports in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Football in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Federated States of Micronesia at the Olympics

Economy and infrastructure of the Federated States of Micronesia

Main article: Economy of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Agriculture in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Banking in the Federated States of Micronesia
    • National Bank of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Communications in the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Internet in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Companies of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Economic history of the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Energy in the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Energy policy of the Federated States of Micronesia
    • Oil industry in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Mining in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Tourism in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Transportation in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Federated States of Micronesia Stock Exchange

Education in the Federated States of Micronesia

Main article: Education in the Federated States of Micronesia

Infrastructure of the Federated States of Micronesia

  • Health care in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Transportation in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Water supply and sanitation in the Federated States of Micronesia

See also

References

External links

Wikimedia Atlas of Federated States of Micronesia

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