Palikir


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Palikir

(pä'lēkĭr`), town (2000 est. pop. 8,600), capital of the Federated States of Micronesia. Located in a heavily wooded region in the NW part of the island of PohnpeiPohnpei
, state and island (1991 est. pop. 52,000), 129 sq mi (334 sq km), W Pacific, in the E Caroline Islands. It is one of four states comprising the Federated States of Micronesia.
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, it replaced Kolonia (about 6 mi/10 km to the east) as the capital of Micronesia in 1989. The presidential and legislative offices as well as other governmental buildings were constructed in the 1980s. Palikir is on the site of a former airfield built by the Japanese when they occupied the island during World War II.
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Pavlin, World Health Organization, Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response, PO Box PS70, Department of Health and Social Affairs, Palikir, Pohnpei, FM 96941, Federated States of Micronesia; email: pavlinb@wpro.
5 Micronesia 270 22 Palikir English, Trukese, Pohnpein, Yapese, Kosraean 100,000 1.
2 Micronesia 270 22 Palikir 100,000 2 Nauru 9 100 Yaren District 10,000 2.
3 Marshallese dialects, Japanese Micronesia 270 22 Palikir English, 100,000 2 Trukese, Pohnpein, Yapese, Kosraean Nauru 9 100 Yaren Nauruan, 10,000 1.
9 MARSHALLESE DIALECTS JAPANESE MICRONESIA 270 22 PALIKIR ENGLISH 100,000 1.
STATES OF MICRONESIA 619: Makir Keller, Special Education Administrator Division of Education Department of Health, Education and Social Affairs PO Box PS87, Pohnpei State Palikir, Pohnpei, FM 96941 (691) 320-2302 (691) 320-5500 (Fax) * mkeller@mail.
States of Micronesia Makir Keller, Special Education Administrator Division of Education Department of Health, Education and Social Affairs PO Box PS87, Pohnpei State Palikir, Pohnpei, FM 96941 (691) 320-2302 (691) 320-5500 (fax) FLORIDA ICC: Theodore Granger, President United Way of Florida 307 E.