Palikir
in Sokehs Municipality of State of Pohnpei, Micronesia

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Yachties Marina (marina, (4 mi)
  • GLOSS Tide and Sealevel Gauge (observation point, (6 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.925 and 158.161 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 55' 29" and E 158° 9' 39"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - USD
Spoken languages:
English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:26 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Pacific/Pohnpei
UTC/GMT offset: 10 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:16 am and 6:35 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-7.933 and -14.417 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Thornton
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Delve into Palikir

Palikir in Sokehs Municipality (State of Pohnpei) is located in Micronesia. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Palikir is now 06:26 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Pohnpei with an UTC offset of 11 hours. We know of 1 airports close to Palikir. The closest airport in Micronesia is Pohnpei International Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 9 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

We encountered 2 points of interest near this location.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kolonia, Madolenihm Municipality Government, Ngatik, Mokil and Pingelap. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 77%
Air Pressure 1010.4 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 42% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2019

28°C (83 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 24th of April 2019

28°C (82 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Very heavy rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 25th of April 2019

28°C (83 °F)
29°C (83 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Funeral in Paies, Palikir

Published: September 20, 2013
Length: 51:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dana Lee Ling

A very brief clip from the graveside of, and forgive my spelling, Plomino "Meno" Ifamilik in Paies, Palikir.


Driving to work at Congress in the Federated States of Micronesia

Published: April 09, 2012
Length: 34:43 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: velvetstar2

Random videos from my 2 years living in Pohnpei, Micronesia.


UA 155 LANDED IN POHNPEI(VIDEO0046)

Published: December 15, 2013
Length: 59:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Curty Benjamin

United Airline flight 155 landed in the island of pohnpei on Monday, December 02, 2013.


FSM - Pohnpei - Watersports

Published: April 17, 2012
Length: 09:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tropical Sailing Life

If you like sportfishing, surfing or scuba diving, you will enjoy your favorite watersport in Pohnpei. There are different sports tournaments during the year. Pohnpei offer some of the most...


Beauty Cousins from Madolehnihmw.

Published: August 04, 2013
Length: 57:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Dana Lee Ling

Pacific island dance competition finals at South Park Hotel. Beauty Cousins.


G-Babes of Meitik, Nett

Published: August 04, 2013
Length: 20:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dana Lee Ling

Pacific island dance competition finals at South Park Hotel. G-Babes were statistically interesting from a scoring perspective. Head-on-head against the older dancers, the G-Babes do not have...


How NOT to land a 737-800

Published: October 14, 2008
Length: 01:40 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Ted Thompson

Watch me nearly botch my landing at Ponhpei International (PTPN). This was intentionally made to look like a bad amateur video shot from the apron. Audio is from a video of a real life...


Scuba-diving in Pohnpei FSM マンタ・メアジ・バラクーダ群れ

Published: September 27, 2009
Length: 36:54 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: your2loft2

ギンガメアジの群れは圧巻。パリキール水道はすばらしいポイントでした。 マンタロードではブラックマンタもみることができましたよ~。


Village Flyby

Published: August 04, 2007
Length: 29:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: leahyav2007

Just a short video clip from one of my 25 international deliveries to date. Here I am in a Cessna C208B Grand Caravan departing Pohnpei for Sentani, Papua, Indonesia in late June 2007. After...


ブラックマンタ BlackManta02

Published: May 15, 2011
Length: 35:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: cmasinstructor

Country : Federated States of Micronesia Pohnpei Point : Manta Road.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Federated States of Micronesia

The Federated States of Micronesia Listen/ˌmaɪkroʊˈniːʒə/ (FSM) is an independent sovereign island nation consisting of four states – from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae – that are spread across the Western Pacific Ocean. Together, the states comprise around 607 islands (a combined land area of approximately 702 km) that cover a longitudinal distance of almost 2,700 km just north of the equator.

Located at 6.91667, 158.183 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Federated States of Micronesia, Countries in Oceania, English-speaking countries and territories, Federal constitutional republics, Former German colonies, Former Japanese colonies, Former Spanish colonies, Freely associated states of the United States, Island countries, Liberal democracies, Member states of the United Nations, States and territories established in 1986

Geography of the Federated States of Micronesia

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) consists of 607 islands extending 1,800 miles (2,900 km) across the archipelago of the Caroline Islands east of the Philippines. They are grouped into four states: Yap, Chuuk (called Truk until January 1990), Pohnpei (called Ponape until November 1984), and Kosrae. The federal capital is Palikir, on Pohnpei.

Located at 6.91667, 158.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of the Federated States of Micronesia

Pohnpei

Not to be confused with Pompeii, the ancient city destroyed by Vesuvius in AD 79. File:Flag of Pohnpei. svg Flag of Pohnpei File:Pohnpei Island municipalities. jpg Detailed map of Pohnpei, showing the borders of the five 'independent tribes' File:Pohnpei Island. png Map of Pohnpei Island File:Senyavin island (FSM).

Located at 6.85, 158.217 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Pohnpei

Senyavin Islands

The Senyavin Islands belong to the Federated States of Micronesia. They consist of a larger volcanic Pohnpei Island (about 334 km²) and two small atolls Ant and Pakin.

Located at 6.83333, 158.133 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Pohnpei

Saudeleur Dynasty

The Saudeleur Dynasty was the first organized government uniting the people of Pohnpei island, ruling from around 1100 to around 1628. The era was preceded by the Mwehin Kawa or Mwehin Aramas (Period of Building, or Period of Peopling), and followed by Mwehin Nahnmwarki. The name Deleur was an ancient name for Pohnpei, today a state containing the capital of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Located at 6.85, 158.217 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Pohnpei, History of the Federated States of Micronesia, Former monarchies of Oceania

Pohnpei International Airport

Pohnpei International Airport is an airport located on Pohnpei Island (formerly Ponape), the main island of Pohnpei State. It is close to the capital of the Federated States of Micronesia. The extension of the Pohnpei International Airport began in 2009, and it is anticipated that it will be completed in 2011. The Japanese Government has agreed to provide about US $29 million for the entire project.

Located at 6.985, 158.209 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Federated States of Micronesia, Pohnpei

Kolonia

Kolonia is a coastal town and the capital of Pohnpei State in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). It was also the former FSM capital before being replaced by Palikir in 1989, located nearby to the southwest in the municipality of Sokehs.

Located at 6.96389, 158.208 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Pohnpei, Former national capitals

College of Micronesia-FSM

The College of Micronesia-FSM (COM-FSM), which began operation in 1963 as the Micronesian Teacher Education Center (MTEC), is a multi-campus institution in the Federated States of Micronesia. The College of Micronesia has a state campus in each of the four states with its national campus in the capital city of Palikir, Pohnpei. The COM-FSM system also includes the Fisheries and Maritime Institute (FMI) on the Yap islands.

Located at 6.9086, 158.16 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Colleges in the Federated States of Micronesia, Education in the Federated States of Micronesia

Nett

Nett is one of the administrative divisions of Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia.

Located at 6.93861, 158.219 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Pohnpei

Temwen Island

Temwen Island is a small island off the southeastern coast off the island of Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia. It is best known as the location of the ruined city of Nan Madol, which consisted of a series of artificially constructed islets off Temwen's southern coast.

Located at 6.85, 158.317 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Pohnpei

Kitti (municipality)

Kitti is one of the twelve administrative divisions of the Micronesian island of Pohnpei. it is located in the southwest of the island, to the south of Mount Nahna Laud.

Located at 6.84167, 158.208 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Pohnpei

Madolenihmw

Madolenihmw is one of the administrative divisions of the Micronesian island of Pohnpei. It is located in the central east of the island, to the east of Mount Nahna Laud and south of Mount Kapwuriso. The coast of Madolenihmw includes a large bay which contains the island of Temwen, famous for its Nan Madol ruins.

Located at 6.82083, 158.303 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Pohnpei

Sokehs Island

Sokehs Island is a small island close to the north coast of Pohnpei Island in the Federated States of Micronesia. It is connected to the main island by causeway. Sokehs island is the location of Sokehs Rock, a prominent cliff face that is one of Micronesia's best-known geographic features. It was also the site of Sokehs Rebellion, an uprising by islanders in October 1910 against colonial German rule.

Located at 6.96667, 158.183 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Pohnpei

U, Pohnpei

U is one of the administrative divisions of Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia.

Located at 6.97028, 158.258 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Pohnpei

Uh Atoll

Uh Atoll is an atoll and municipality in the state of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.

Located at 6.9577, 158.274 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Pohnpei, Islands of Pohnpei

Sokehs

Sokehs is a village and municipality on the main island in the state of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. It is the location of Palikir, the federal capital. The namesake Sokehs Island is located north of the main island.

Located at 6.971, 158.187 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Pohnpei

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Pallikir, ፓሊኪር, Palikir, Palakir, Παλιρίκ, פליקיר, Պալիկիր, パリキール, 팔리키르, Palikyras, Паликир, ปาลีกีร์, 帕利基尔