Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia Geography Stats


  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Geographic location: Geographic location of island countries.
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Surface area > Sq. km: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
Area > Comparative four times the size of Washington, DC (land area only) 2013
Area > Comparative to US places four times the size of Washington, DC (land area only) 2008
Area > Land 702 sq km 2008 181st out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 6.52 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 153th out of 224
Area > Total 702 sq km 2013 191st out of 251
Area > Water 0.0 2013 179th out of 246
Climate tropical; heavy year-round rainfall, especially in the eastern islands; located on southern edge of the typhoon belt with occasionally severe damage 2013
Coastline 6,112 km 2014 23th out of 242
Geographic coordinates 6 55 N, 158 15 E 2013
Geographic location Pacific Ocean , Micronesia 2014
Land area > Square miles 270 square miles 2013 1st out of 1
Location Oceania, island group in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia 2013
Natural resources timber, marine products, deep-seabed minerals, phosphate 2013
Surface area > Sq. km 700 km² 2005 179th out of 204
Terrain islands vary geologically from high mountainous islands to low, coral atolls; volcanic outcroppings on Pohnpei, Kosrae, and Chuuk 2013



Federated States of Micronesia Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 13 Land use 3
Environment 3 Surface area 3

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