Palikir


Palikir

geographical name

Capital (pop., 2000: 6,227) of the Federated States of Micronesia. It is located inland on the island of Pohnpei (or Ponape; pop., 2000: 34,486). Nearby is the coastal city of Kolonia (pop., 2000: 5,681), the island's other large town.

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