Micronesia is the northwestern region of and is home to many tropical and subtropical Pacific Ocean islands. Micronesia is a vast area that mainly consists of water.

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The Commonwealth of the is a territory of the .

is a group of more than 500 islands, covering 458km², in the Micronesia area of , to the southeast of the .

is a small island in the south of the and is the world's third-smallest country; only and the are smaller.

is the largest of the .


is an island in the western , about three-quarters of the way from to the .

The are a group of atolls and reefs in , about half-way between and .

The or Midway Atoll is a wildlife refuge in the north Pacific Ocean, roughly "midway" between the and , just east of the International Date Line.

is a tiny island in Micronesia in the , 2/3 of the way from to , best known for its role in World War II.

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  • Location:
  • Latitude of center: 6° 30' (6.5°) north
  • Longitude of center: 158° 18' (158.3°) east
  • Wikidata: Micronesia
  • Wikimedia Commons: Micronesia

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French: Micronésie, German: Mikronesien, Italian: Micronesia, Portuguese: Micronésia, Spanish: Micronesia
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