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Located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, at the tip of the Caroline Islands, Palau includes seven major islands, of which Babeldaob (Babelthuap), Angaur, Koror, Urukthapel, Peleliu are the main ones, and ca. 300 smaller islands. The archipelago was discovered by the Spaniards in the 16th century. and remained under their control for more than three centuries. After the Second World War, Palau was under the influence of the United States, until it became a sovereign state in 1994. Despite its independence, Palau remains strictly under the influence of Washington, on which it also depends on the economic point of view.. In the last years of the twentieth century, it strengthened its ties with Japan and other countries in the region, establishing diplomatic relations with Taiwan (1999) and opening a dialogue also with China. However, only by diversifying its international relations and strengthening its economic structure, linked in particular to the tourism industry, According to COUNTRYAAH, Palau is a nation in Micronesia, the capital city of which is Melekeok. The latest population of Palau is 18,105.

Palau is a presidential republic. The head of state is elected for 4 years by direct suffrage and exercises executive power. The National Congress, to which the legislative power is entrusted, is made up of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies, whose members are renewed every 4 years. The judicial system is based on a mixture deriving from the Common Law British, by legislative acts and traditional rules; the emanations of the International Court are not considered binding. Within the country, justice is administered by a Supreme Court, a National Court and a Court of Settlements. The defense of the state is delegated to the United States, as is the management of foreign policy. There is a national police force. Education is compulsory and free from 6 to 14 years of age; literacy has been successfully conducted, to the point that the illiteracy rate found in the population (0.1% in 2005) is one of the lowest in the world.

The seven major islands and the numerous islets are surrounded by an extensive coral reef, outside of which there are only Angaur, Kayangel and Neruangel, and are mostly of volcanic origin; they have no prominent peaks. The climate is tropical, with abundant rainfall (4000 mm per year), high humidity rates and a rainy season that runs from June to September.

Palau Landmarks and Climate

Palau – Landmarks Palau has many interesting sights to offer. The Belau National Museum in Koror should not be missed. The museum houses an interesting collection of various art objects, such as jewelry, shell money, tools, etc. Here you can definitely get a good overview of the island’s past. In the museum shop you can… Read More »

Palau Travel Guide

Palau – traveling in the country Airplane: Belau Air flies several times a week from Koror to Peleliu and Angaur. Ship: a large number of private speedboats commute between the individual islands of Palau. Passengers are welcome for a fee. State passenger boats connect the islands of Palau with Koror. Car / rental car: most… Read More »

GRE Test Centers in Palau

GRE Testing Locations Decided to take GRE exam? Now it is time to determine where to take the test.  This site provides a full list of GRE testing centers in Palau, among which, you can choose one that is nearest to you. Good news is that the following GRE test locations in Palau offer both GRE… Read More »

SAT Test Centers and Dates in Palau

According to the College Board, there are 1 test centers for SAT and SAT Subject Tests in Palau. Please note that before you register either of the SAT exams, you should choose your test date and test location. Each testing location is affiliated with an educational institution, such as high school, community college, or university.… Read More »