Area: 702 km² (World Rank 174)
Inhabitants: 107,000 (World Rank 180)
Palikir is the capital of Micronesia
Micronesia, from the Greek mikros (μικρός) (meaning small) and nesos (νῆσος) (meaning island), is a subregion of Oceania, comprising hundreds of small islands in the Pacific Ocean. The Philippines lie to the northwest, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Melanesia to the west and south, and Polynesia to the east.