Capital: Palikir

Population: 102,062 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: United States Dollar (USD)

Official Language: English

Unofficial Languages: Chuukese, Kosrean, Woleaian, Yapese, Ulithian, Pohnpeian, and others

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Chuukese, Pohnpeian, Kosraean, Polynesian, Yapese, and others

Largest Cities: Weno Town, Tofol, Colonia

Main Sport: Football, Baseball, Basketball

Political System: Constitutional Government; Free Association with the US

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Kosrae Constitution Day (January 11)

Lelu Memorial Day (January 18)

Yap Day (March 1)

Good Friday (March 25)

Micronesian Culture and Traditions Day (March 31)

Constitution Day (May 10)

Tree Planting Day (June 1)

Malem Memorial Day (June 6)

Utwe Memorial Day (July 20)

Kosrae Liberation Day (September 8)

Pohnpei Liberation Day (September 11)

Chuuk Liberation Day (September 23)

Chuuk Constitution Day (October 1)

United Nations Day (October 24)

Independence Day (November 3)

Pohnpei Constitution Day (November 8)

Veterans of Foreign War Day (November 11)

Thanksgiving Day (November 24)

Yap Constitution Day (December 24)

Christmas Day (December 25)

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