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.
|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|
|National Day||9 Jul 1980|
|Currency||United States Dollar|
|Head of government||President|
|Driving side||Drive on the Right-hand side|
|Total area||459 km2 (177 sq mi)|
|Average elevation||121 m (397 ft)|
|Mains electricity||120 V|
|Emergency telephone numbers||Emergency Telephone Numbers|
The National animal of Palau is Palau Fruit Dove
The National flower of Palau is Plumeria. Botanical name is Plumeria.
The National bird of Palau is Palau Fruit Dove