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Capitol building in Ngerulmud
Melekeok // is a town in the State of Melekeok (one of Palau's sixteen states). It is located on the east coast of Palau's largest island, Babeldaob. On October 2006, the settlement of Ngerulmud, located 2 km (1.2 mi) from the village of Melekeok, became the seat of Palau's government, replacing Koror as Palau's capital city.
According to the 2005 census, 271 people resided in Melekeok town.
Melekeok area on topographic map
Coordinates: 7°30′2.32″N 134°37′26.73″E / 7.5006444°N 134.6240917°E