Flag of the Federated States of Micronesia (GIF)



The flag of the Federated States of Micronesia is a sky blue flag with four stars in the middle. While the blue field represents the Pacific Ocean, the four five-pointed white stars symbolize the countries in the federation. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 10:19, and the flag was adopted on November 30, 1978.

Its emblem features a sprouted coconut floating in the ocean, the main product of the islands, and refers to the fact that many islands in the Pacific are overgrown with palm trees sprouting with coconuts that wash ashore.

The Federated States of Micronesia flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
The Federated States of Micronesia is an independent, sovereign island country and a state associated with the United States of America located in the Pacific Ocean. Its capital is Palikir, and its population is about 105,000.

The waving flag of Micronesia with its seal (unofficial)


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital:Palikir (pop. 5,000)
Other major cities:Weno (14,000)
Tofol (10,000)
Colonia (7,000)
Languages:English
Region:Micronesia
Ethnic groups:48.8% Chuukese
24.2% Pohnpeian
6.2% Kosraean
5.2% Yapese
4.5% Outer Yapese
1.8% Asian
1.5% Polynesian
6.4% Other
1.4% Unknown
Religion:54.7% Roman Catholic
41.1% Protestant
1.5% Mormon
1.9% other
0.7% none
0.1% unspecified
Demonym:Micronesian
Area:702 km²
(271 sq mi)
Population:105,000
Currency:United States dollar

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