Yap State is one of the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The other states are Kosrae State, Pohnpei State, and Chuuk State.
It administers both the Yap Islands and fourteen atolls reaching to the east and south for some 800 km (500 mi), namely Eauripik, Elato, Fais, Faraulep, Gaferut, Ifalik, Lamotrek, Ngulu, Olimarao, Piagailoe (West Fayu), Pikelot, Sorol, Ulithi, and Woleai atolls, as well as the island of Satawal (municipalities in bold).
The state was once the Yap District of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
Yap State is the westernmost state of the FSM. To the east in order of distance are Chuuk State, Pohnpei State, and Kosrae State.
Yap State has five official languages: English, Ulithian, Woleaian, Satawalese, and Yapese.
The 2000 population was 11,241.
Yap State is divided into municipalities.
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