National Symbols of Palau

Palau is a country in Australia/Oceania. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Palau is Ngerulmud.

The official language is Palauan and the United States Dollar is the currency of the Palau. The domain is .pw and the country code is +680.

National day is celebrated on 9 Jul 1980. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Palau is no exception.

In Palau, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Palauan people. Red Rooster Beer is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Palau. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Palauan symbol.

The country was founded by Roman Tmetuchl. The current president of Palau is Surangel Whipps Jr..

In Palau the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Palauan national anthem was written by Multiple and composed by Ymesei O. Ezekiel.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Palau
Alternative name(s) Republic of Palau (official, English), Belau.
Regional location Oceania, group of islands in the North Pacific Ocean, southeast of the Philippines
Country name etymology The name "Palau" originated in the Spanish Los Palaos, eventually entering English via the German Palau.
Climate Tropical; hot and humid; wet season May to November
Terrain Varying geologically from the high, mountainous main island of Babelthuap to low, coral islands usually fringed by large barrier reefs
Population 18,094
National Day 9 Jul 1980
Language(s) Palauan
Religion Christianity
Country code +680
Literacy rate 96.6%
Currency United States Dollar
Capital city Ngerulmud
ISO PLW
Domain(TLD) .pw
Ethnicity Palauan, Carolinian
Head of government President
Nationality Palauan
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 459 km2 (177 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+9 (PWT)
Average elevation 121 m (397 ft)
Coastline 1,519 Km
Mains electricity 120 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Palau

Flag map of Palau

Motto of Palau

No official motto

National animal of Palau

The National animal of Palau is Palau Fruit Dove

National Animal of Palau - Palau Fruit Dove

National flower of Palau

The National flower of Palau is Plumeria. Botanical name is Plumeria.

National flower of Palau - Plumeria

National bird of Palau

The National bird of Palau is Palau Fruit Dove

National bird of Palau - Palau Fruit Dove

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