in Sokehs Municipality of State of Pohnpei, Micronesia
- Yachties Marina (marina, (4 mi)
- GLOSS Tide and Sealevel Gauge (observation point, (6 mi)
- 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:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 07:01 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Pohnpei
- UTC/GMT offset: 10 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:43 am and 6:39 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -7.933 and -14.417 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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 07:01 PM (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.
Videos from this area
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Funeral in Paies, Palikir
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
Random videos from my 2 years living in Pohnpei, Micronesia.
UA 155 LANDED IN POHNPEI(VIDEO0046)
United Airline flight 155 landed in the island of pohnpei on Monday, December 02, 2013.
FSM - Pohnpei - Watersports
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.
Pacific island dance competition finals at South Park Hotel. Beauty Cousins.
G-Babes of Meitik, Nett
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
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
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...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nett is one of the administrative divisions of Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
U is one of the administrative divisions of Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia.
Uh Atoll is an atoll and municipality in the state of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Palikir.
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