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Palikir is the capital of the Federated States of Micronesia. Palikir is located on the island of Pohnpei.The Federated States of Micronesia in in Oceania, it is an island group in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia. Tropical; heavy year-round rainfall, especially in the eastern islands; located on southern edge of the typhoon belt with occasionally severe damage. Islands vary geologically from high mountainous islands to low, coral atolls; volcanic outcroppings on Pohnpei, Kosrae, and Chuuk.The official language is English. Many older people speak Japanese and other languages such as Chuukese, Kosraean, Pohnpeian and Yapese. The main religion is Christianity.The economy of the Federated States of Micronesia consists primarily of subsistence farming and fishing. The islands have few mineral deposits worth exploiting, except for high-grade phosphate. The potential for a tourist industry exists, but the remoteness of the location and a lack of adequate facilities hinder development. Financial assistance from the US is the primary source of revenue.The population in Palikir is 0.0046 Mil (2014 est.), while the inflation rate is 3.4% (2014 est.).