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Capital : Ngerulmud
Language : English
Currency : United States dollar
Population : 17 950
Area : 459 km2

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Palau facts

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1. 100% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. This country has more than 7,100 motor vehicles (396 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The national top-level domain is .pw ,

4. The most popular pages with the extension .pw are pay.pw and registry.pw.

5. There is no woman in the Palau government.

6. The country has 3 airports, 1 of the paved surface.

7. Full name of the country – Republic of Palau.

8. Political system – republic.


Geography in Palau

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1. On the island of Eil Malk there is a lake where only jellyfish live.

2. The 10th edition of the popular American program “Survivor” took place on the Palau Islands.

3. It is an island country, no land borders.

4. There are 3,334 endemic plant species on the archipelago.

5. The State of Palau has created the first so-called sharks sanctuary, prohibiting completely fishing these animals in their waters by an area of ​​about 600 thousand square km.

6. It is one of 11 countries in the world where no negative temperature has ever been recorded.

7. The country is 616 times smaller than Poland.

8. Palau covers more than 250 islands.

9. The islands have a humid equatorial climate.

10. The highest peak is Ngerchelchauus 242 m above sea level.

11. There are 50 km2 of agricultural land on Palau (11% of the country).

12. Ngatpang is the highest located city in the country.

13. 406 km2 of the country is covered by forests (88.5%)

14. A huge number of large pelagic predators, turtles, dolphins, sharks and many species of migratory fish meet at the intersection of three major ocean currents in the Palaun archipelago.

53. The nearest capital in a straight line from Ngerulmud is Manila (Philippines) – 1683 km.

54. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Ngerulmud is Brasília (Brazil) – 19052 km.


Finance in Palau

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1. The minimum wage is $3 per day and is only for Palau citizens (data from 2014).

2. Gross domestic product (GDP) is $273,000,000 in 2015.

3. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 18,380,000 .


Law in Palau

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1. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.1 promile.

2. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 28 days.

3. The last death penalty was carried out in 1994.


Education in Palau

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. In this country there are 0.5% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (about 90 people).


Work in Palau

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1. The minimum wage is $3 per day and is only for Palau citizens (data from 2014).

2. The unemployment rate is 4.2% (data from 2005).

3. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 28 days.

4. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Palau

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1. The State of Palau has created the first so-called sharks sanctuary, prohibiting completely fishing these animals in their waters by an area of ​​about 600 thousand square km.

2. The highest peak is Ngerchelchauus 242 m above sea level.

3. Ngatpang is the highest located city in the country.

4. The lowest temperature: 18.9 °C was measured at Nekken Forestry.

5. The highest temperature: 34.4 °C was measured in Koror.


Army in Palau

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1. Palau has no army, the United States is responsible for defending this country.


Society in Palau

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1. In Palau, on average, an adult consumes about 7.9 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most beer is drunk – 78%, then spirit – 16%, and wine – 6%.

3. In 2013, 1 person died as a result of road accidents,

4. 49% of adults living in this country are overweight.

5. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.7 children.

6. In this country, over 7,700 (2015) 7,700 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 43% of the population).

7. About 5,900 (2015) 6,400 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

8. The population density is 45 people / km².

9. The main religion is Catholicism, 46%.

10. The average age of people living in this country is 33.2 years.

11. The country is around:
4,000 people (20.26%) in the age range 0-14 years.
13,000 people (72.42%) in the age range 15-64 years.
1,300 people (7.32%) over 65 years old.

12. In this country, about 200 children are born annually (1.1% of the population), and about 140 people die (0.8% of the population).

13. 69% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

14. The average life expectancy in this country is 71.2 years (women – 74.5 years and men – 68.1 years).


Symbols of Palau

1. The motto of the country – “The End of the Rainbow”.


History of Palau

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1. Independence from the USA was obtained on October 1, 1994.

2. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1979.


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What is the highest peak on Palau?

The highest peak on Palau is Mount Ngerchelchuus (242 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river on Palau?

The largest river in Palau is Chágres, 193 km.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Palau?

It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age people living in this country is 33.2 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is $ 3 per day and is only for Palau citizens (data from 2014).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Palau?

The population density is 39 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

The motto of the country – “The End of the Rainbow”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 34.4 ° C was measured in Koror.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 18.9 ° C was measured at Nekken Forestry.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 21.

answer: Marta