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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. The climate is tropical with heavy year-round rainfall, especially in the eastern islands. Being near the typhoon belt there is occasionally severe damage.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.Business dress is typically a light suit for men and modest dress for women.The security risk for expatriates in Micronesia is low. Risks include petty crime, such as pickpocketing and theft, and road accidents.The currency of Micronesia, Federated States is the US Dollar (USD). Credit cards are accepted at most hotels. ATM facilities are limited.Medical facilities are adequate for routine treatment. Complex medical cases generally require evacuation. Cases of Zika virus have been reported.The population of Palikir is 7,000 (Sokehs Municipality) (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 2% for Micronesia as at May 2019.Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Micronesia is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 10%.