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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".

Parent topics

  • 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]

Subtopics

States

  • 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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