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Palikir is the capital and largest city of the Federated States of Micronesia. It is located on the island of Pohnpei in the Pacific Ocean and has a population of approximately 7,000 people. Palikir is known for its lush rainforests, waterfalls, and ancient ruins, including the Nan Madol ruins. Cuisine and Food cultureMicronesian cuisine is heavily influenced by the cultures of Japan, China, and the Philippines. Popular ingredients include coconut milk, taro, breadfruit, and seafood. One popular dish is chicken kelaguen, which is a salad made with cooked chicken, coconut, and lemon juice. Another popular dish is red rice, which is rice cooked in coconut milk and served with vegetables and seafood.