Outline of Palau

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The location of Palau

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Palau:

Palau – island country and a United States Associated State located in the western Pacific Ocean. It is geographically part of the larger island group of Micronesia. The country's population of around 21,000 is spread across 250 islands forming the western chain of the Caroline Islands. The most populous island is Koror. The capital Ngerulmud is located in Melekeok State on the nearby island of Babeldaob. The islands share maritime boundaries with Indonesia, the Philippines, and the Federated States of Micronesia.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable map of the Republic of Palau
An enlargeable basic map of Palau

Geography of Palau[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of the island of Peleliu
Main article: Geography of Palau

Environment of Palau[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Helen Reef in Palau
Main article: Environment of Palau

Natural geographic features of Palau[edit]

Regions of Palau[edit]

Main article: Regions of Palau

Ecoregions of Palau[edit]

Administrative divisions of Palau[edit]

States of Palau[edit]
Main article: States of Palau
16 states of Palau
State Capital Area
(Census 2000)
North of Babeldaob
Kayangel Kayangel 1 138
Aimeliik Mongami 52 272
Airai Ngetkib 44 2 104
Melekeok Melekeok 28 239
Ngaraard Ulimang 36 638
Ngarchelong Mengellang 10 286
Ngardmau Urdmang 47 221
Ngaremlengui Imeong 65 367
Ngatpang Ngereklmadel 47 280
Ngchesar Ngersuul 41 267
Ngiwal Ngerkeai 26 193
Southwest of Babeldaob
Angaur Ngeremasch 8 188
Koror Koror 18 13 303
Peleliu Kloulklubed 13 571
Rock Islands, (also called Chelbacheb) - 47 -
Southwest Islands
Hatohobei Hatohobei 1 23
Sonsorol Dongosaru 3 39
Palau Ngerulmud1 444 19 129
1 The national capital of Palau was moved
from Koror to Ngerulmud on October 7, 2006.
Municipalities of Palau[edit]

Demography of Palau[edit]

Main article: Demographics of Palau

Government and politics of Palau[edit]

Politics of Palau

Branches of the government of Palau[edit]

Main article: Government of Palau

Executive branch of the government of Palau[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Palau[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Palau[edit]

Main article: Court system of Palau

Foreign relations of Palau[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

The Republic of Palau is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Palau[edit]

Main article: Law of Palau

Military of Palau[edit]

Main article: Military of Palau

Local government in Palau[edit]

History of Palau[edit]

Culture of Palau[edit]

Main article: Culture of Palau

Art in Palau[edit]

Sports in Palau[edit]

Main article: Sports in Palau

Economy and infrastructure of Palau[edit]

Main article: Economy of Palau

Education in Palau[edit]

Main article: Education in Palau

Infrastructure of Palau[edit]

See also[edit]

Main article: Palau


  1. ^ "Palau". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Palau