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Palikir in the region of Pohnpei is a town in Micronesia and is the capital of this country.

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Current time in Palikir is now 11:39 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Pohnpei" with an UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Danipei, Awak Powe, Alohkapw, Dienpo, Nihkewe or Madolenihm Municipality Government. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Oumoar, Saladak, Pohnmangahng, Pwel Weita, Nin Soksok and Kolonia. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Scenes of Hotel Pohnpei 1984

06:34 min ( February 08, 2009 by markimatang)
Views: 9,981 - Rating: 5/5

More from the dusty old videotapes shot on a trip through the Pacific islands in 1984. These are a few scenes around Hotel Pohnpei, a few rustic comfortable rooms in a jungle setting with an incredibl...

Sakau en Pohnpei: Calling the squeezer

01:05 min ( April 23, 2009 by Dana Lee Ling)
Views: 12,146 - Rating: 4.75/5

Sokamah or tempel: When the sakau (Piper methysticum) has been pounded (sukusuk), the pounders (wie koanoat or wie sak) play a lively tune on the basalt pounding stone (peitehl) to call the squeezer t...

Pohnpei VideoMash

02:53 min ( September 18, 2011 by mhilb)
Views: 8,419 - Rating: 4.5/5

A few short clips from my first two months in Pohnpei

Best Photos near Palikir Federated Stat...

01:10 min ( November 20, 2010 by tripadvisorTRIPWOWf)
Views: 2,593 - Rating: 0/5

Tripwow.tripadvisor.com The best pictures of Palikir taken by travel bloggers at TravelPod.com the web's premier travel blogging platform. Slideshow created at TripWow.com by TripAdvisor. Top Pics of ...

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Federated States of Micronesia

The Federated States of Micronesia Listen/ˌmaɪkroʊˈniːʒə/ (FSM) is an independent sovereign island nation consisting of four states – from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae – that are spread across the Western Pacific Ocean. Together, the states comprise around 607 islands (a combined land area of approximately 702 km) that cover a longitudinal distance of almost 2,700 km just north of the equator.

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Located at 6.92, 158.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Countries in Oceania, English-speaking countries and territories, Federal constitutional republics, Federated States of Micronesia, Former German colonies, Former Japanese colonies, Former Spanish colonies, Freely associated states of the United States, Island countries, Liberal democracies, Member states of the United Nations, States and territories established in 1986


Kolonia is a coastal town and the capital of Pohnpei State in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). It was also the former FSM capital before being replaced by Palikir in 1989, located nearby to the southwest in the municipality of Sokehs.

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Located at 6.92, 158.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Former national capitals, Municipalities of Pohnpei

Pohnpei International Airport

Pohnpei International Airport is an airport located on Pohnpei Island (formerly Ponape), the main island of Pohnpei State. It is close to the capital of the Federated States of Micronesia. The extension of the Pohnpei International Airport began in 2009, and it is anticipated that it will be completed in 2011. The Japanese Government has agreed to provide about US $29 million for the entire project.

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Located at 6.92, 158.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airports in the Federated States of Micronesia, Pohnpei

Saudeleur Dynasty

The Saudeleur Dynasty was the first organized government uniting the people of Pohnpei island, ruling from around 1100 to around 1628. The era was preceded by the Mwehin Kawa or Mwehin Aramas (Period of Building, or Period of Peopling), and followed by Mwehin Nahnmwarki. The name Deleur was an ancient name for Pohnpei, today a state containing the capital of the Federated States of Micronesia.

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Located at 6.92, 158.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Former monarchies of Oceania, History of the Federated States of Micronesia, Pohnpei


Not to be confused with Pompeii, the ancient city destroyed by Vesuvius in AD 79. File:Flag of Pohnpei. svg Flag of Pohnpei File:Pohnpei Island municipalities. jpg Detailed map of Pohnpei, showing the borders of the five 'independent tribes' File:Pohnpei Island. png Map of Pohnpei Island File:Senyavin island (FSM).

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Located at 6.92, 158.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Pohnpei

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