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Republic of Palau

Beluu er a Belau  (Palauan)
Anthem: Belau rekid
Our Palau
Location of Palau
Location of Palau
CapitalNgerulmud
7°30′N134°37′E / 7.500°N 134.617°E / 7.500; 134.617
Largest cityKoror
7°20′N134°29′E / 7.333°N 134.483°E / 7.333; 134.483
Official languages
Ethnic groups
(2015[1])
Religion
(2015)[2]
Demonym(s)Palauan
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutional republic under a non-partisan democracy
Tommy Remengesau
Raynold Oilouch
• Senate President
Hokkons Baules
• House Speaker
Sabino Anastacio
• Chief Justice
Arthur Ngiraklsong
• Chairman of Council of Chiefs
Ibedul Yutaka Gibbons
LegislatureOlbiil era Kelulau
Senate
House of Delegates
Independence 
from the United States
18 July 1947
• Constitution
2 April 1979
1 October 1994
Area
• Total
459 km2 (177 sq mi) (180th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2018 estimate
17,907[3][4] (224th)
• 2013 census
20,918
• Density
46.7/km2 (121.0/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$300 million[5]
• Per capita
$16,296[5] (81st)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$322 million[5]
• Per capita
$17,438[5]
HDI (2018)Increase 0.814[6]
very high · 55th
CurrencyUnited States dollar (USD)
Time zoneUTC+9 (PWT)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideright
Calling code+680
ISO 3166 codePW
Internet TLD.pw

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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