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Last update : 17 February 2019


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

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Palau facts

1. Independence from the USA was obtained on October 1, 1994.
2. The population density is 45 people / km².
3. The country is 616 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism, 46%.
5. Palau covers more than 250 islands.
6. The full name of the country – the Republic of Palau.
7. The motto of the country – “The End of the Rainbow”.
8. The islands have a humid equatorial climate.
9. The highest peak is Ngerchelchauus 242 m above sea level.
10. Political system – republic.
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11. 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.

Autor: Turyst

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

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

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

15. 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.

Autor: MR

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

Autor: Alicja

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

Autor: Pogodynka

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

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

Autor: Daria

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

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

Autor: AlkoWorld

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

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

Autor: EduKacJa

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

Autor: Reebeka

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

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

27. 100% of fatal accidents caused people who were under the influence of alcohol.

Autor: AutoMania

28. In this country, more than 7,100 motor vehicles are registered (396 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

Autor: AutoMania

29. No woman is in the government of Palau.

Autor: Leah

30. In this country there are 3 airports, 1 with paved surface.

Autor: Marlène

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

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

Autor: NET

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

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

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

36. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 year was around: $18 380 000 .

Autor: Komornik

37. 49% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Autor: Łasuch

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

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

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

Autor: Wilga

41. 10 women give birth to 17 children on average

Autor: Nadia

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

43. 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.

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

Autor: Sara19

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

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

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

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

49. The work week is 40 hours.

Autor: Statyk

50. 69% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

51. 406 km2 of the country is covered by forests (88.5%)

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

Autor: Statyk

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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

What is the largest lake on Palau?
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What is the national dish?
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What Palau has national colors?
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What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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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