Micronesia

Made up of thousands of small islands, Micronesia is a region in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Micronesia

Is micronesia a us territory?

yes..they use US currency

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Easter Island

Does Easter Island belong to melanesia micronesia or polynesia?

Easter Island (Rapa Nui) belongs to Polynesia.

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United States

Is Micronesia a territory of the US?

The region Micronesia is composed of many countries and territories. The Northern Mariana Islands and Guam are both territories of the USA, whereas no other country or territory there is. The Federated States of Micronesia, an independent country composing of 4 small 'states', Chuuk, Kosrae, Yap, and Caroline, is in Free Association with the USA. This basically means that it has earned its independence, but greatly relies on the USA to keep the country in good shape. 2 other countries are in Free Association with the USA. These are Marshall Islands and Palau.

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Why did Micronesians move to Hawaii?

Micronesians move to Hawaii to basically seek a better of quality of life. Some come here to receive health-care and financial (welfare) benefits. Most, however, come here to find jobs and to have their kids go to school. They come to Hawaii to pursue the American dream. They like Hawaii because it is similar to back home in terms of weather and lifestyle.

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Nauru

What is yaren's atoll?

An atoll is a coral island that encircles a lagoon partially or completely.

Yaren, is a district and constituency of the Pacific nation of Nauru. It is the capital of Nauru.

Yaren does not have an atoll, but instead is a part of an island in Micronesia.

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What is the capital of Palau?

The capital city of Palau is Ngerulmud.

It is located on the main island of Babeldaob, which is connected by bridge to the population center on the island of Koror.

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Micronesia

Is palau part of Asia?

Palau is an island nation in Pacific Ocean.

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What is the unemployment rate of Federated States of Micronesia?

22.0% (2000)

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How big is palau?

very very small , about the size of Teeside , England

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What is the marriage like in Palau?

If you'd get married, you'd probably go to a court and get papers signed to be legally married. Unless you are christian or catholic, otherwise you'd get married in a court.=p bleh bleh

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Micronesia

What country is 70 degrees North latitude 28 degrees East longitude?

Finland

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Kingfishers
Micronesia

What zoos are the Guam micronesian kingfisher found in?

milwaukee county zoo

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Micronesia

What languages are spoken in the Marianas Islands?

If you mean the the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, click here.If you mean Guam (the southern Marianas Islands), click here.



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Micronesia

How many hours from Guam to Palau?

usually about an hour and forty five minute flight time.

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Micronesia

Where is Palau?

Palau is a Pacific island at about 134.5

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Micronesia

Where are Republic of Palau coins minted?

Although an independent country, the Republic of Palau uses the US Dollar as its currency. Those coins are minted at the various US Mints.

Palau also issues "Republic of Palau" thematic collector coins, also minted at US mints.

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What is the largest city in Micronesia?

palikir

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What pacific region is Palau located in?

It is located in Micronesia

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Oceania
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What part of Oceania is not in any of the culture areas of Melanesia Micronesia or Polynesia?

australia

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Micronesia

Does Micronesia belong to Micronesia Melanesia or Polynesia?

Micronesia belongs to Micronesia.

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Micronesia

What is the main food source of Micronesia?

Seafood, particularly fish.

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What languages are spoken in Palau?

The 2 official languages of Palau are:

  1. English
  2. Palauan (most Islands)


Palauan is the national language, spoken by about 65% of the population. English is spoken natively by about 15% of the population, but most people in Palau can speak English as a second language with varying degrees of fluency.


The recognized regional languages are:

  1. Japanese
  2. Sonsorolese
  3. Tobian


Here is a list of languages spoken in Palau, including immigrant languages:

  1. Palauan
  2. Carolinian
  3. English
  4. Filipino
  5. Chinese
  6. Sonsorolese
  7. Tobian
  8. Various other Micronesian languages
  9. Various other Asian languages


There is no information about sign language use in Palau.


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Is Micronesia considered a part of the US?

No. It is an independent country, consisting of many islands.

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Micronesia

What languages are spoken in Micronesia?

Almost all languages spoken in micronesia belong to the Oceanic branch of the Austronesian language family.

But there are two exceptions that dont include in the Austronesian family:

Western Micronesia:

Western malayo polynesian languages (Chamorro and palauan)

Eastern edge:

Nukuoro and kapingamarangi
English(oficial), others:chuuk, pohnapean, yap, kosraean, mortlock, ulithiano, carolinean, kapimarangi, pingepalese, woleaian, mokil, puluwat, pááfang, namonuito, nukuoro,satawalese, ngatik creole and nguluwan
The native languages of the various Micronesian indigenous peoples are classified under the Austronesian language family. Almost all of these languages belong to the Oceanic subgroup of this family; however, two exceptions are noted in Western Micronesia, which belong to the Western Malayo-Polynesian subgroup: * Chamorro, Tanapag and Carolinian in the Mariana Islands, * Palauan in Palau. This latter subgroup also includes most languages spoken today in the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia (Kirch, 2000: pp. 166-167).

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Survivor
Micronesia

Who is the winner of survivor phil palau?

akihiro sato

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