Capital Palikir

Population 102,800

Area 702 km2

Key facts

Micronesia is a country located in Micronesia. The country has no land neighbors.

English is an official language in Micronesia. It means that if you speak it, you would be able to communicate with almost everyone. If not, it is highly recommended that you acquire some basic English before traveling to Micronesia.

The national currency in Micronesia is United States dollar (USD). The dollar ($) is subdivided into 100 cent (¢).





Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest No data available.

ATM Density It may be difficult to locate an ATM in Micronesia.11.21 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.

SIM Registration No data available.

Socket types

There are 2 socket types used in Micronesia. Type A & Type B are widespread in North America (incl. the U.S.), Central America, Japan, and the Philippines.

Type A 120 V, 60 Hz  Type B 120 V, 60 Hz  

The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).


What hotel chains are present in Micronesia?

There are no Mariott hotels in Micronesia.

There are no Hilton hotels in Micronesia.

There are no IHG hotels in Micronesia.

There are no Best Western hotels in Micronesia.

There are no Radisson hotels in Micronesia.

There are no Accor hotels in Micronesia.

What fast food chains are present in Micronesia?

The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Micronesia.

The KFC chain does not operate in Micronesia.

The Burger King chain does not operate in Micronesia.

The Subway chain does not operate in Micronesia.

The Domino’s Pizza chain does not operate in Micronesia.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Micronesia.


What is the weather like in Palikir?

Today the sun in Palikir, rises at 6:13 AM and sets at 6:44 PM. The climate of Palikir may be categorized as a equatorial rainforest (Af), according to Koppen’s classification system.

TodayJun 18ThunderstormLow: 26.6°C (79.88°F)High: 27.4°C (81.32°F)
WednesdayJun 19ThunderstormLow: 26.7°C (80.06°F)High: 27.7°C (81.86°F)
ThursdayJun 20ThunderstormLow: 27.1°C (80.78°F)High: 27.5°C (81.5°F)
FridayJun 21ThunderstormLow: 26.7°C (80.06°F)High: 27.7°C (81.86°F)
SaturdayJun 22ThunderstormLow: 27°C (80.6°F)High: 27.5°C (81.5°F)
SundayJun 23ThunderstormLow: 26.8°C (80.24°F)High: 27.2°C (80.96°F)

Weather data for Palikir (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com


Railways There are no passenger trains available.

Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.

Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Micronesia.

Car Rental Avis , Sixt , Hertz are not available in Micronesia.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  No data available.

Driving Side In Micronesia traffic is right-handed.


Theft Occurrence Rate  No data available.

Road Traffic Casualties 0.20 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.74.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. 

Emergency phones in Micronesia

911 Police
911 Ambulance
911 Fire police


Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban No known rules against smoking, or no information is available.

Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.

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