Caroline Islands

The Caroline Islands are a gaggle of greater than 930 islands within the Pacific Ocean. They lie simply north of the equator. They’re between the Marshall Islands and the Philippines. The island group extends greater than 2,000 miles (three,200 kilometers). The mixed land space of the Carolines is simply 448 sq. miles (1,161 sq. kilometers).

The Carolines are unfold over two nations—the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and the Republic of Palau. The Carolines are a part of an island group referred to as Micronesia, which suggestssmall islands.

In 1979, the Federated States and Palau are unbiased nations in free affiliation with america. Beneath the Compact of Free Affiliation, the individuals of Palau and the FSM management their inner and overseas affairs. America should defend the islands in emergencies. America can veto overseas relations selections that would put its capability to defend the world in danger.

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