Pohnpei Island is the largest (334 km²), with a highest point (almost 800m), most populous (34,000 people), and most developed single island in the FSM.The islanders of Pohnpei have a reputation as being the most welcoming of outsiders among residents of the island group. It is also one of the wettest places on Earth with annual recorded rainfall exceeding 7,600 millimetres (300 in) each year in certain mountainous locations.- Free to send and receive messages, winks and e-cards, chat, rate profiles and photos. - Find your match safely and quickly using our matchmaking service. Pohnpei "upon (pohn) a stone altar (pei)" (formerly known as Ponape) is an island of the Senyavin Islands which are part of the larger Caroline Islands group.
Some of the best-known civilizations of prehistoric Europe were the Minoan and the Mycenaean, which flourished during the Bronze Age until they collapsed in a short period of time around 1200 BC.
Twenty-five years after the end of the Cold War, the military balance between NATO and Russia, after years of inattention, has again become the focus of intense concern and even alarm in some Western quarters.
From NATO’s vantage point, Russia poses a serious military threat to its eastern flank—and to Euro-Atlantic security more broadly—for three reasons.
It belongs to Pohnpei State, one of the four states in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM).
Major population centers on Pohnpei include Palikir, the FSM's capital, and Kolonia, the capital of Pohnpei State.