• Home Exchange
  • Vacation Rentals
  • B&B

Choose from over 15 000 listings worldwide! Join our worldwide network today!

 

Travel to Micronesia

Browse  Home Exchange, Vacation Rentals B&B , Homestay (furnished apartments, villas, cottages, condos, farmhouses and other types of accommodations) of Micronesia:

Vacation Rentals Home Exchange Bed and Breakfast Homestay

Last Minute Tips Before you Travel to Micronesia

  • Time Zone: GMT/UTC +10; GMT/UTC +11
  • Electricity: 120V, 60 Hz (bring an adapter/transformer for your hair drier, laptop, cellullar phone etc.)
  • Currency: United States dollar (US$)
  • Country Dialing Code: 691

Micronesia

Location
Oceania, island group in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia

Capital
Palikir

Population
108,105 (July 2005 est.)

Regions
4 states; Chuuk (Truk), Kosrae (Kosaie), Pohnpei (Ponape), Yap

Climate
tropical; heavy year-round rainfall, especially in the eastern islands; located on southern edge of the typhoon belt with occasionally severe damage

Ethnic groups
nine ethnic Micronesian and Polynesian groups

Religions
Roman Catholic 50%, Protestant 47%

Languages

Government type
constitutional government in free association with the US; the Compact of Free Association entered into force 3 November 1986 and the Amended Compact entered into force May 2004

Background
In 1979 the Federated States of Micronesia, a UN Trust Territory under US administration, adopted a constitution. In 1986 independence was attained under a Compact of Free Association with the US, which was amended and renewed in 2004. Present concerns include large-scale unemployment, overfishing, and overdependence on US aid.

Micronesia Travel and Accommodation Your Tips for Travelers

If you would like to share your experiences of traveling to Micronesia or to any other country, please send us your article and we will gladly post it at this website.

Disclaimer: Although we have tried to make the information on this website as accurate as possible, some of the facts may not be accurate, or may have recently changed. We do not accept any responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience suffered by anyone resulting from this information. You should verify important information with the relevant authorities before traveling.

Testimonials

Hi there from sunny Brunswick Heads, Australia

Have had a successful change to Alaska in '09 through your site and have another arranged for Nova Scotia later this year. Plus I am hosting someone from Reunion Island in April - all through your free site. Excellent!

More testimonials