Federated States of Micronesia

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Flag of Micronesia Flag of Micronesia
Light blue with four white five-pointed stars centered; the stars are arranged in a diamond pattern.

In 1979 the Federated States of Micronesia, a UN Trust Territory under US administration, adopted a constitution. In 1986 independence was attained under a Compact of Free Association with the US, which was amended and renewed in 2004. Present concerns include large-scale unemployment, overfishing, and overdependence on US aid. - CIA World Factbook.

Map of Micronesia

Micronesia Coat of Arms Micronesia Coat of Arms

Micronesia - Fotw
The Flag of the Federated States of Micronesia consists of a circle of four white stars centered on a field of blue.

Micronesia - wikipedia.org
The ancestors of the Micronesians settled over four thousand years ago. A decentralized chieftain-based system eventually evolved into a more centralized economic and religious empire centered on Yap.

Micronesia - U.S. Department of State
        The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) consists of 607 islands extending 1,800 miles across the archipelago of the Caroline Islands east of the Philippines. The four states are the island groups of Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap, and Kosrae. The federal capital is Palikir, on Pohnpei.
        The indigenous population consists of various ethnolinguistic groups. English has become the common language. The birth rate remains high at more than 3%, but the population of the four states remains almost constant due to emigration.