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:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:28 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Pacific/Pohnpei
UTC/GMT offset: 10 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:23 am and 6:08 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 02:28 PM (Friday). 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 2nd of December 2023

28°C (82 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 3rd of December 2023

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

Monday, 4th of December 2023

28°C (82 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Light rain, moderate 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.


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

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.

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

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.
Wikipedia Article
Colleges in the Federated States of Micronesia, Education in the Federated States of Micronesia

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

Popular in vicinity

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