About this jurisdiction

The Federated States of Micronesia lie in the western Pacific Ocean. The country comprises over 600 islands, of which Pohnpei is the unofficial capital. The population is just over 100,000 people. The native FSM culture is one of the most distinct in the world, with a rich history and vibrant arts community. It has a unicameral legislature, operates under a president who serves for a single six-year term, and has an economy that is primarily based on agriculture and tourism.