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Republic of Nauru
Repubrikin Naoero
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "God's will first"
Anthem: Nauru Bwiema
"Nauru, our homeland"
CapitalYaren(de facto) [a]
Largest cityDenigomodu
Official languages
DemonymNauruan
GovernmentNon-partisan democracy, parliamentary republic
 • PresidentBaron Waqa
 • Speaker of the ParliamentLudwig Scotty
LegislatureParliament
Independence
 • from UN trusteeship, (from the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand)31 January 1968 
Area
 • Total21 km2 (239th)
8.1 sq mi
 • Water (%)0.57
Population
 • October 2011 census10,084[1] (234th)
 • Density480/km2 (25th)
1,243/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2006 estimate
 • Total$36.9 million[2] (192nd)
 • Per capita$2,500 (2006 est.) [2]
$5,000 (2005 est.) [3]
(135th–141st)
CurrencyAustralian dollar (AUD)
Time zone(UTC+12)
Drives on theLeft
Calling code+674
ISO 3166 codeNR
Internet TLD.nr
a.^ Nauru does not have an official capital, but Yaren is the largest settlement and the seat of parliament.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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