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Palikir Destination Guide

Explore Palikir in Micronesia

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

Interactive map of Palikir

Current time in Palikir is now 12:11 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Pohnpei " with a 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, and Nihkewe. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Danipei . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Palikir ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Sakau en Pohnpei: Calling the squeezer

1:05 min by Dana Lee Ling
Views: 12146 Rating: 4.75

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 ..

Scenes of Hotel Pohnpei, 1984

6:34 min by markimatang
Views: 9981 Rating: 5.00

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 ..

Pohnpei VideoMash

2:53 min by mhilb
Views: 8419 Rating: 4.50

A few short clips from my first two months in Pohnpei ..

Mwoakilloa Warriors

1:53 min by KAJILEL
Views: 5340 Rating: 5.00

Traditional Dance ..

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Interesting facts about this location

College of Micronesia-FSM

The College of Micronesia-FSM (COM-FSM), which began operation in 1963 as the Micronesian Teacher Education Center (MTEC), is a multi-campus institution in the Federated States of Micronesia. The College of Micronesia has a state campus in each of the four states with its national campus in the capital city of Palikir, Pohnpei. The COM-FSM system also includes the Fisheries and Maritime Institute (FMI) on the Yap islands.

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Located at 6.91 158.16 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Colleges in the Federated States of Micronesia, Education in the Federated States of Micronesia

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 6.92 158.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km 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

Sokehs Island

Sokehs Island is a small island close to the north coast of Pohnpei Island in the Federated States of Micronesia. It is connected to the main island by causeway. Sokehs island is the location of Sokehs Rock, a prominent cliff face that is one of Micronesia's best-known geographic features. It was also the site of Sokehs Rebellion, an uprising by islanders in October 1910 against colonial German rule.

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Located at 6.97 158.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Islands of Pohnpei


Sokehs is a village and municipality on the main island in the state of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. It is the location of Palikir, the federal capital. The namesake Sokehs Island is located north of the main island.

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Located at 6.97 158.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Pohnpei


Nett is one of the administrative divisions of Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia.

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Located at 6.94 158.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Pohnpei

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Palikir

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