Palau

Palau is a group of more than 300 tropical islands in the area of the , to the southeast of the .

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is the largest city in Palau. was also the capital until 2006, but the hamlet of Melekeok, some 20 km away, now has that honor. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the largest island in the island nation of the Republic of Palau. Photo: Binter, Public domain.

The of Palau, also called Chelbacheb, are a collection of several hundred small limestone or coral uprises in the Southern Lagoon of Palau between and , now an incorporated part of Koror State. Photo: Binter, Public domain.

Palau

Latitude of center
7.4169° or 7° 25' 1" north
Longitude of center
134.5413° or 134° 32' 29" east
Population
21,700
Area
458 km² (177 miles²)
Elevation
242 metres (794 feet)
Capital
Melekeok
Currency
Dollar (USD)
Phone code
.pw
Internet domain
680
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1511934680
Geo­Names ID
1559582
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Palau
  • Afar: Palau
  • Afrikaans: Palau
  • Akan: Palau
  • Albanian: Palau
  • Amharic: Palau
  • Amharic: ፐላው
  • Amharic: ፓላው
  • Amis: Palau
  • Arabic: Palau
  • Arabic: بالاو
  • Aragonese: Palau
  • Armenian: Պալաու
  • Assamese: পালাউ
  • Asturian; Bable: Paláu
  • Avaric: Belaua
  • Azerbaijani: Palau
  • Balinese: Palau
  • Bambara: Palawu
  • Banjar: Palau
  • Bashkir: Палау
  • Basque: Palau
  • Bavarian: Palau
  • Belarusian: Палау
  • Belarusian: Палаў
  • Bengali: পালাউ
  • Bengali: পালাউর অর্থনীতি
  • Bishnupriya: পালাউ
  • Bislama: Palau
  • Bosnian: Palau
  • Breton: Palau
  • Bulgarian: Палау
  • Burmese: ပလာအို
  • Burmese: ပလောင်းနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Palau
  • Catalan: República de Palau
  • Cebuano: Palau
  • Central Bicolano: Palau
  • Central Kurdish: پالاو
  • Chavacano: Palau
  • Chechen: Палау
  • Cherokee: ᏆᎴᎠᏫ
  • Cheyenne: Palau
  • Chinese: Palau
  • Chinese: 帕劳 / 帛琉
  • Chinese: 帕劳
  • Chinese: 帕勞
  • Chinese: 帛琉
  • Chinese: 帛琉共和國
  • Chuvash: Палау
  • Cornish: Palau
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Palau
  • Croatian: Palau
  • Czech: Palau
  • Danish: Palau
  • Dimli: Palau
  • Divehi: ޕަލާއޫ
  • Dutch: PLW
  • Dutch: PW
  • Dutch: Palau
  • Dzongkha: པ་ལའུ
  • Eastern Mari: Палау
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: بالاو
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: پالاو
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Palau
  • English: Belau
  • English: Pelew
  • English: Pelew islands
  • English: Republic of Belau
  • English: Republic of Palau
  • English: pw
  • Esperanto: Belaŭo
  • Esperanto: PW
  • Esperanto: Palaŭo
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Palaŭo
  • Estonian: Belau
  • Estonian: Belau Vabariik
  • Estonian: Palau
  • Estonian: Palau Vabariik
  • Ewe: Palau nutome
  • Extremaduran: Palau
  • Faroese: Palau
  • Fijian: Palau
  • Fijian Hindustani: Palau
  • Finnish: Palau
  • Finnish: Palaun tasavalta
  • Franco-Provençal: Palaos
  • French: Belau
  • French: PW
  • French: Palaos
  • French: Palau
  • French: la République des Palaos
  • Frisian: Palau
  • Fulah: Palawu
  • Gaelic (Scots): Palabh
  • Gaelic (Scots): Palau
  • Gagauz: Palau
  • Gallegan: Palau - Belau
  • Gallegan: Palau
  • Ganda: Palawu
  • Georgian: პალაუ
  • German: Palau
  • Goanese Konkani: Palau
  • Goanese Konkani: पलाऊ
  • Greek: Παλάου
  • Guarani: Paláu
  • Guianese Creole French: Palaos
  • Gujarati: પલાઉ
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Palao
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Palawo
  • Hakka Chinese: Palau
  • Hausa: Palau
  • Hebrew: פאלאו
  • Hebrew: פלאו
  • Hindi: पलाउ
  • Hindi: पलाऊ
  • Hindi: पालाउ
  • Hungarian: Palau
  • Hungarian: Palaui Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Palá
  • Ido: Palau
  • Igbo: Palau
  • Iloko: Palau
  • Inari Sami: Palau
  • Inari Sami: Palau täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Palau
  • Ingush: Палау
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Palau
  • Interlingue: Palau
  • Irish: Oileáin Palau
  • Irish: Palau
  • Italian: Palau
  • Jamaican Creole English: Palau
  • Japanese: パラオ
  • Japanese: パラオ共和国
  • Javanese: Palau
  • Kalaallisut: Palau
  • Kalmyk; Oirat: Паламудин Орн
  • Kalmyk; Oirat: Палаумудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಪಲಾವು
  • Kannada: ಪಲಾವ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Palau
  • Kashmiri: پَلاو
  • Kazakh: Палау
  • Kazakh: Палау Республикасы
  • Khmer: ប៉ាឡាវ
  • Khmer: ផៅឡូ
  • Kikuyu: Palau
  • Kinyarwanda: Palawu
  • Kirghiz: Палау
  • Korean: 팔라우
  • Kurdish: Palau
  • Kölsch: Palau
  • Ladin: Palau
  • Lao: Palau
  • Lao: ປາລາວ
  • Latin: Belavia
  • Latin: Insulae Palauenses
  • Latin: Palau
  • Latvian: Palau
  • Letzeburgesch: Palau
  • Ligurian: Palau
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Palau
  • Lingala: Palau
  • Lithuanian: Palau
  • Livvi: Palau
  • Lombard: Palau
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Palau
  • Luba-Katanga: Palau
  • Macedonian: Палау
  • Malagasy: Palao
  • Malay (generic): Palau
  • Malayalam: പലാവു
  • Maltese: Palau
  • Maltese: Palaw
  • Maltese: Repubblika ta’ Palau
  • Manipuri: ꯄꯥꯂꯥꯎ
  • Manx: Palau
  • Maori: Pārau
  • Marathi: पलाउ
  • Marathi: पलाऊ
  • Min Dong Chinese: Palau
  • Min Nan Chinese: Palau
  • Minangkabau: Palau
  • Mingrelian: პალაუ
  • Mongolian: Палау
  • Mongolian: ꯄꯥꯂꯥꯎ
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: پالاو
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: پالاوس
  • Nauru: Parau
  • Ndebele, North: Palau
  • Nepali: पलाउ
  • Nepali: पालाउ
  • Newari: पलाउ
  • Northern Frisian: Paalau
  • Northern Sami: Palau
  • Northern Sami: Palau dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Palau
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Palau
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Palau
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Palau
  • Novial: Palau
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Belau
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Palau
  • Oriya: ପଲାଓ
  • Oriya: ପାଲାଉ
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Палау
  • Palauan: Belau
  • Palauan: Beluu er a Belau
  • Pampanga: Palau
  • Panjabi: ਪਲਾਉ
  • Panjabi: ਪਲਾਊ
  • Papiamento: Palau
  • Persian: پالائو
  • Piemontese: Palau
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Palau
  • Polish: Palau
  • Portuguese: Categoria:Palau
  • Portuguese: Palau
  • Pushto: پالاو
  • Pushto: پالایو
  • Pushto: پلاؤ
  • Quechua: Palaos
  • Quechua: Palaw
  • Raeto-Romance: Palau
  • Romanian: Palau
  • Rundi: Palawu
  • Russia Buriat: Палау
  • Russian: Палау
  • Russian: Республика Палау
  • Samoan: Palau
  • Sango: Palau
  • Santali: ᱯᱟᱞᱟᱣ
  • Sardinian: Palau (istadu)
  • Sardinian: Palau
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Palau
  • Scots: Palau
  • Serbian: Палау
  • Serbo-Croatian: Palau
  • Shan: မိူင်းပႃႇလၢဝ်း
  • Shona: Palau
  • Sicilian: Palau
  • Sindhi: پالائو
  • Sindhi: پلائو
  • Sinhalese: පලාවු
  • Skolt Sami: Palau
  • Skolt Sami: Palau tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Palau
  • Slovenian: Palau
  • Slovenian: Palav
  • Somali: Balaaw
  • Somali: Balau
  • Sorbian, Upper: Palau
  • South Azerbaijani: پالاو
  • Spanish: Palaos
  • Spanish: Palau
  • Spanish: Republica de Palaos
  • Spanish: República de Palaos
  • Sundanese: Palau
  • Swahili (generic): Palau
  • Swedish: Belau
  • Swedish: Palau
  • Swedish: Republiken Belau
  • Swedish: Republiken Palau
  • Tagalog: Palau
  • Tagalog: Palaw
  • Tahitian: Parau
  • Tajik: Палау
  • Tajik: Полоу
  • Tamil: பலாவு
  • Tamil: பாலோ
  • Taroko: Poryo
  • Tatar: Палау
  • Telugu: పలావు
  • Telugu: పాలావ్
  • Thai: ประเทศปาเลา
  • Thai: ปาเลา
  • Thai: สาธารณรัฐปาเลา
  • Tibetan: པ་ལའུ།
  • Tibetan: པ་ལཽ།
  • Tigrinya: ፓላው
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Palau
  • Tosk Albanian: Palau
  • Tunisian Spoken Arabic: پالاو
  • Turkish: Palau
  • Turkmen: Palau
  • Udmurt: Палау
  • Uighur: پالائۇ
  • Uighur: پالاۋ
  • Ukrainian: Палау
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Палау
  • Urdu: پلاؤ
  • Uzbek: Palau
  • Venetian: Palau
  • Veps: Palau
  • Vietnamese: Palau
  • Volapük: Palauvuäns
  • Waray (Philippines): Palau
  • Welsh: Palau
  • Welsh: Palaw
  • Western Mari: Палау
  • Western Panjabi: پالاو
  • Wolof: Palau
  • Wolof: Palaw
  • Wu Chinese: 帛琉
  • Yakut: Палау
  • Yoruba: Paalu
  • Yoruba: Páláù
  • Yue Chinese: 帛琉
  • Zeeuws: Palau
  • Zhuang: Palau
  • Zulu: i-Palau
  • Palaú
  • ប៉ាឡូ

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