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Palikir is a rural district several kilometres west of Kolonia, which is a much more significant town. Palikir is the capital of the Federated States of Micronesia and consists primarily of FSM government offices. There is no significant population in Palikir.



Sights and Activities

  • F.S.M National Capital Complex - The capital buildings of the Federated States of Micronesia sit on a 135 acre complex a few hundred yards down a side road off the main road. A large sign sits at the intersection of the two roads, making it very clear where to turn. The complex is composed of nine buildings in two clusters. The northern cluster (4 buildings) is home to the FSM National Congress, located in the only square building in the complex.
  • Embassy of the People's Republic of China - The Chinese Embassy in the FSM is located along the main road 650 metres past the turnoff for the capital complex. The embassy compound features Chinese architecture.
  • The College of Micronesia (C.O.M.) - The college's main campus (satellite campuses are located throughout the FSM) sits along the main road. Composed of 13 buildings, including classroom buildings, a library, and the FSM-China Friendship Sports Center (a large gymnasium).



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