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Nett also written as Net, is one of the administrative divisions of
Pohnpei State Pohnpei State (International Phonetic Alphabet, IPA: pɔ:n peɪ) is one of the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The other states are, from east to west, Kosrae State, Chuuk State, and Yap State. The state's main island is P ...
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Federated States of Micronesia The Federated States of Micronesia (; abbreviated FSM) is an island country in Oceania. It consists of four Administrative divisions of the Federated States of Micronesia#States, states from west to east, Yap State, Yap, Chuuk State, Chuuk, P ...
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Description

Nett is one of the six municipalities located in the main island of
Pohnpei Pohnpei "upon (''pohn'') a stone altar (''pei'')" (formerly known as Ponape or Ascension, Chuukic–Pohnpeic languages, Proto-Chuukic-Pohnpeic: ''*Fawo ni pei)'' is an island of the Senyavin Islands which are part of the larger Caroline Islands ...
. It corresponds to the north-central sector of the island. The population was 6,639 as of 2010. Nett municipality formerly included
Kolonia Kolonia is a coastal town and the capital of Pohnpei State in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). It was also the former FSM capital before being replaced by Palikir in 1989, located nearby to the southwest in the municipality of Sokehs. I ...
, now a separate administrative division. Nett has been historically subdivided into 23 sections, districts, or villages (''kousapw''): Parempei, Lenger, Leprohi, Sekeren, Weipowe, Diadi, Tomwara, Dolokei, Lewetik, Takaieu, Paliais, Seinwar, Meitik, Paremkep, Nansokasok (Nan Sokasok), Eirike (Eirke), Nanipil, Kahmar, Doaroapop, Pohndien, Dolakapw, Mesenieng, and Lehdau. This includes ''Mesenieng'', which is the traditional name of the now separate municipality
Kolonia Kolonia is a coastal town and the capital of Pohnpei State in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). It was also the former FSM capital before being replaced by Palikir in 1989, located nearby to the southwest in the municipality of Sokehs. I ...
, which is still claimed by Nett municipality as one of its ''kousapw''. The ''kousapw'' are or were further subdivided into peliensapw (farmsteads).


Education

Pohnpei State Department of Education operates public schools: * Nett Elementary SchoolPohnpei Schools
" Pohnpei State Department of Education. Retrieved on February 23, 2018.
* Parem Elementary School Bailey Olter High School (former Pohnpei Island Central School or PICS) in
Kolonia Kolonia is a coastal town and the capital of Pohnpei State in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). It was also the former FSM capital before being replaced by Palikir in 1989, located nearby to the southwest in the municipality of Sokehs. I ...
serves students from Nett.


See also

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Madolenihmw Madolenihmw is one of the administrative divisions of the Micronesian island of Pohnpei Pohnpei "upon (''pohn'') a stone altar (''pei'')" (formerly known as Ponape or Ascension, Chuukic–Pohnpeic languages, Proto-Chuukic-Pohnpeic: ''*Fawo ni ...
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Kitti (municipality) Kitti, also written as Kiti, is one of the twelve administrative divisions of the Micronesian state of Pohnpei Pohnpei "upon (''pohn'') a stone altar (''pei'')" (formerly known as Ponape or Ascension, Chuukic–Pohnpeic languages, Proto-Chu ...
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U, Pohnpei U, also written Uh, is one of the administrative divisions of Pohnpei State Pohnpei State (International Phonetic Alphabet, IPA: pɔ:n peɪ) is one of the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The other states are, from east t ...
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Sokehs Sokehs is a village and municipality A municipality is usually a single administrative division Administrative division, administrative unit,Article 3(1). country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, constituent state ...
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Kapingamarangi Kapingamarangi is an atoll and a municipality in the state of Pohnpei State, Pohnpei of the Federated States of Micronesia. It is by far the most southerly atoll or island of the country and of the Caroline Islands, south of the next southerly ...
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Pingelap Pingelap is an atoll An atoll () is a ring-shaped island, including a coral rim that encircles a lagoon partially or completely. There may be coral islands or cays on the rim. Atolls are located in warm Tropics, tropical or Subtropics, subtr ...
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Sapwuahfik Sapwuahfik, formerly Ngatik, or the Raven Islands is a atoll An atoll () is a ring-shaped island, including a coral rim that encircles a lagoon partially or completely. There may be coral islands or cays on the rim. Atolls are located in wa ...
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Nukuoro Nukuoro is an atoll in the Federated States of Micronesia. It is a municipality of the Pohnpei state, state of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. It is the secondmost southern atoll of the country, after Kapingamarangi. They both are Polyn ...
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Mokil Mokil, or known to the locals as Mwoakilloa, is an atoll and one of 6 outer-island municipalities A municipality is usually a single administrative division Administrative division, administrative unit,Article 3(1). country subdivision, ...
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Kolonia Kolonia is a coastal town and the capital of Pohnpei State in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). It was also the former FSM capital before being replaced by Palikir in 1989, located nearby to the southwest in the municipality of Sokehs. I ...
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Oroluk Oroluk waas one of the administrative divisions of Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia. In 1985, it became part of Sokehs Municipality. Description Oroluk municipality included Oroluk Atoll and Minto Reef. This municipality is uninha ...
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Palikir Palikir () is the Capital city, capital city of the Federated States of Micronesia located in the western Pacific Ocean. A town of slightly under 5,000 residents, it is part of the larger Sokehs municipality, which had a population of 6,647 , ou ...


References


External links

*Thomas Panholzer and Rufino Mauricio: ''Place Names of Pohnpei. Including And (Ant) and Pakin Atolls, Honolulu 2003,'' (selected page
online
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