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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Micronesia.
See also changes related to Micronesia, or pages that link to Micronesia or to this page or whose text contains "Micronesia".

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  • Pacific Ocean [r]: the largest single mass of water in the world, lying between Asia and Australia on its west, and North America and South America on its east. [e]
  • Oceania [r]: A major geographical region of the planet Earth, mostly in the southern hemisphere, consisting of Australasia (the Australian continent and New Zealand), Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia. [e]



  • Federated States of Micronesia [r]: Republic under a Compact of Free Association with the US, formerly a UN Trust Territory under US administration; generally equivalent to the Caroline Islands group in the Northern Pacific, south of the Marshall Islands; containsthe Yap and Chuuk (formerly Truk) groups [e]
  • Kiribati [r]: Republic spanning a group of thirty-six islands and minor atolls in the Pacific Ocean. [e]
  • Marshall Islands [r]: Formerly a U.S. trust territory, site of major Japanese bases in WWII, and then used for U.S. nuclear testing after the war; now a semi-independent facility with local government but the U.S. in control of foreign policy; the U.S. operates large ballistic missile defense test ranges [e]
  • Palau [r]: Independent republic in the Pacific Ocean, an archipelago consisting of more than 350 islets. [e]
  • Nauru [r]: Republic in the Pacific Ocean, 300 kilometres west of Banaba Island in Kiribati, within Micronesia. [e]


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