Melekeok (town)

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Map of State of Melekeok
Capitol building in Ngerulmud

Melekeok (English pronunciation: /ˈmɛləˌkˌɔːk/)[1] 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.[2]

According to the 2005 census, 271 people resided in Melekeok town.


  1. ^ "Melekeok". Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved 2017-04-04. 
  2. ^ "Timeline: Palau". BBC. 6 May 2009. Retrieved 28 September 2009. 

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Coordinates: 7°30′2.32″N 134°37′26.73″E / 7.5006444°N 134.6240917°E / 7.5006444; 134.6240917