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Palau

Palau
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Geography
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Location:
Oceania, group of islands in the North Pacific Ocean, southeast of the Philippines
Area:
total: 458 sq km
land: 458 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Climate:
tropical; hot and humid; wet season May to November
Terrain:
varying geologically from the high, mountainous main island of Babelthuap to low, coral islands usually fringed by large barrier reefs
Economy
GDP: $174 million; note - includes US subsidy (2001 est.)
GDP growth rate: 1% (2001 est.)
GDP per capita: $5,800 (2005 est.)
Inflation rate: 3.4% (2000 est.)
Currency: US dollar (USD)
Exchange rates:
the US dollar is used
People
Population: 20,579 (July 2006 est.)
Growth rate: 1.31% (2006 est.)
Religions:
Roman Catholic 41.6%, Protestant 23.3%, Modekngei 8.8% (indigenous to Palau), Seventh-Day Adventist 5.3%, Jehovah's Witness 0.9%, Latter-Day Saints 0.6%, other religion 3.1%, unspecified or none 16.4% (2000 census)
Languages:
Palauan 64.7% official in all islands except Sonsoral (Sonsoralese and English are official), Tobi (Tobi and English are official), and Angaur (Angaur, Japanese, and English are official), Filipino 13.5%, English 9.4%, Chinese 5.7%, Carolinian 1.5%, Japanese 1.5%, other Asian 2.3%, other languages 1.5% (2000 census)
Government
Capital:
name: Koror
time difference: UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
note: a new capital is being built about 20 km northeast of Koror
Independence:
1 October 1994 (from the US-administered UN Trusteeship)


Note: Information on Palau was mainly sourced from CIA's World Factbook and may represent an American point of view. To learn more about Palau, please visit one of the links below.


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