Articles in Palau ( 49 )

49 Articles of interest in Palau

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  • Palau

    Palau (/pəˈl/, sometimes spelled Belau or Pelew), officially the Republic of Palau (Palauan: Beluu er a Belau), is an island country located in the western Pacific Ocean. It is geographically part of the larger island group of Micronesia. The coun…

  • Rock Islands

    The Rock Islands of Palau, also called Chelbacheb, are a small collection of limestone or coral uprises, ancient relics of coral reefs that violently surfaced to form Islands in Palau's Southern Lagoon, between Koror and Peleliu, and are now an inco…

  • Jellyfish Lake

    Jellyfish Lake (Palauan: Ongeim'l Tketau, "Fifth Lake") is a marine lake located on Eil Malk island in Palau. Eil Malk is part of the Rock Islands, a group of small, rocky, mostly uninhabited islands in Palau's Southern Lagoon, between Koror and Pel…

  • Peleliu

    Peleliu (or Beliliou) is an island in the island nation of Palau. Peleliu forms, along with two small islands to its northeast, one of the sixteen states of Palau.

  • Battle of Angaur

    The Battle of Angaur was a battle of the Pacific campaign in World War II, fought on the island of Angaur in the Palau Islands from 17 September—22 October 1944. This battle was part of a larger offensive campaign known as Operation Forager which ra…

  • USS Batfish (SS-310)

    USS Batfish (SS/AGSS-310), is a Balao-class submarine, known primarily for the remarkable feat of sinking three Imperial Japanese Navy submarines in a 76-hour period, in February 1945. USS Batfish is the first vessel of the United States Navy to be …

  • Melekeok

    Melekeok is a state of the Republic of Palau located on the central east coast of Babeldaob Island. The capital of the Republic of Palau, Ngerulmud, is located in the state.

  • Angaur

    Angaur (Japanese: アンガウル (Angauru)) or Ngeaur is an island in the island nation of Palau. The island, which forms its own state, has an area of 8 km² (3 mi²). Its population was 130 in 2012. The state capital is the village of Ngeremasch on the weste…

  • Babeldaob

    Babeldaob (also Babelthuap) is the largest island in the islands nation of the Republic of Palau. It is in the western Caroline Islands Archipelago, and the second largest island in the Micronesia region of Oceania.

  • Hatohobei

    Tobi Island, or Hatohobei (Tobian language), is the southernmost of Palau's sixteen states, consisting of Tobi Island and uninhabited Helen Reef. The total land area is about 0.88 km². The population was 80 in 1962, 51 in 1995, and 23 in 2000, showi…

  • Koror–Babeldaob Bridge

    The Koror–Babeldaob Bridge is a bridge in Palau that connects Koror and Babeldaob Islands. It is a reinforced concrete, portal frame, cable-stayed bridge with a total length of 413 m. It was built by the Kajima Corporation of Japan in 2002, to repla…

  • Airai

    Airai, located on the southern coast of Babeldaob island, is the second-most populous state of Palau.

  • Kayangel

    Kayangel (Ngcheangel) is the northernmost state of Palau 24 km (15 mi) north of Koror. The land area is about 1.4 km2 (0.54 sq mi). The population is 138 (census of 2000).

  • Tobi (island)

    Tobi is an island in the Palauan state of Hatohobei. With a population of about 30, it holds all of the state's people, with the exception of a weather base on another island. Most of the inhabitants live on the island's west side and speak Tobian. …

  • Melekeok (town)

    Melekeok /məˈlk.k/ is a town in the State of Melekeok (one of Palau's sixteen states). It is located on the east coast of Palau's largest island, Babeldaob.

  • Aimeliik

    Aimeliik is an administrative division of the island country of Palau. It is one of the Republic of Palau's 16 states. It has an area of 52 km² and a population of 270 (census 2005).

  • Ngiwal

    Ngiwal is one of the sixteen states of Palau. It has a population of 223 (census 2005) and an area of 26 km².

  • Ngardmau

    Ngardmau is one of Palau's sixteen states and is located on the west side of Babeldaob between the states of Ngaraard and Ngeremlengui. Its total area is 20.5 square miles (53 km2). According to the last census, 221 persons live in Ngardmau. Their 4…

  • Ngarchelong

    Ngarchelong is a state in Palau. Ngarchelong is at the northernmost tip of the island of Babeldaob. Only the state of Kayangel is farther north.

  • Ngchesar

    Ngchesar also known as "Oldiais" is one of the sixteen states of the small pacific island nation of Palau. There are about 300 inhabitants, and its capital is Ngchesar. It is the sixth largest state in terms of land, with an area of roughly 40 squar…

  • Ngatpang

    Ngatpang is one of Palau's sixteen states. It comprises an area of around 47 square kilometers in the west of Palau's largest island, Babeldaob, facing onto Ngeremeduu Bay. The state capital is Oikuul.

  • Ngaraard

    Ngaraard is the eighth state of the Republic of Palau, and was originally named Kerradel. Ngaraard is located on the northern tip of Babeldaob directly adjacent to Ngarchelong state. There are five hamlets in Ngaraard, including Choll, Elab, Ngebuke…

  • National Stadium (Palau)

    The Palau National Stadium (PCC Track & Field Stadium) is a multi-purpose sports stadium in Koror, Palau. It is used primarily for track and field events as well as many football matches.