Is Nauru in Africa?

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No, Nauru is in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, just about on the opposite side of the world from Africa.
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What is the capital of Nauru?

While the largest city in Nauru is Yaren, it is not officially the capital city. This is because Nauru is one of two countries in the entire world that does not have an official capital city. However, government offices are in the Yaren District

Where is Nauru?

Nauru is a small nation located near the Marshall Islands in thePacific Ocean. It is situated in the Micronesian South Pacific. Theclosest island to it is the Banaba Island which belongs to theRepublic of Kiribati. Nauru has the distinction of being thesmallest nation in the world. It is also the tiniest independentrepublic in the world. It is also the only republic that does nothave an official capital. During the Second World War Nauru was under Japan, it was undertrusteeship at the end of the War and finally became independent in1968. Nauru is about 0.1 times the size of Washington compromising ofjust twenty one sq km. Its natural resources consist mainly ofPhosphates and fish. Its natural hazards are largely droughts thathappen periodically. It has a tropical climate with a monsoonalpattern meaning it gets rain between the months of November rightuntil February.

What does Nauru mine?

Nauru mines phosphate but it is mostly depleted. The unemploymentrate is near 90% on this tiny island country.

What is Africa?

Firstly, Africa is a continent and NOT a singlecountry . At present it consists of 54 independent and selfgoverning countries or territories. As such, Africa does not have a single capital city orpresident . . Africa is the second largest continent in the world and isbisected midway (east to west) by the equator. . Africa is home to a wide variety of cultures and wildlife. . Africa has approximately 2,000 spoken languages and almost4,000 local dialects. . Africa is bordered to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, and theIndian Ocean to the east; the Mediterranean Sea separates Africafrom Europe (to the north) Africa is also known for its rich mineral resources, such ascopper, iron, gold, diamonds and oil; this led to what is known as"the scramble for Africa" in the early 1800's by many Europeancolonial powers who were in search of raw materials. Africa was also central to the Slave Trade in the 16th, 17th and18th centuries, with millions of people being displaced andrelocated to North and South America and Europe.

Which continent is nauru in?

Nauru is an island, and not considered par of any continent. It is part of the geographical region of Oceania, but this is not a true continent.

What is Nauru?

Nauru is a small island country in the Pacific Ocean with an area of 21 km squared. It's capital is Yaren and it has a population of 9,322 people.

What does Africa have?

Im new to Africa but so far I've seen that Africa has lots of trees and lots of flowers. It has holes to pee in and chickens, cows, and goats roam the streets. Africa is home to million of creepy-crawlies (of ALL sizes). Obviously it has African people all speaking Swahili. "Jambo!" "Jambo" "Habadi? "Nzuri sana, asante" It has ice cream, spageti, candy and mangos. Not to mention milk tea by the gallon. All in all, it's an nice place.

What is in Africa?

Countries (i.e. Egypt, Kenya), deserts (i.e. The Sahara), jungles, rainforests, people (Africans), and animals (i.e. elephants, giraffes, lions), cars, computers, buildings, highways, hospitals, schools, universities, stadiums, TV stations.

What are the major cities of Nauru?

Nauru does not have any major cities. The entire population of thecountry is only about 10,000 people. The most populated part ofNauru is the Yaren District, near the southern end of the island.

Where and what is Africa?

Africa is a continent. It has the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Suez Canal and the Red Sea along the Sinai Peninsula to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. It's the only continent to stretch across the Northern and Southern hemispheres. It's joined to Asia. Africa's largest country is Sudan.

What is Nauru about overweight people?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6396111.stm According to this article, it is due to a mass consumption of junk food and lack of exercise. Apparently Junk food is widely imported to that area and is usually much cheaper then fresh vegetables.

Is Nauru a high island?

No its a low island. Try looking at pictures when you need a high island low island answer.

What type of island is Nauru?

Oficialmente República de Nauru, es un estado Micronesia, situadoen el Océano Pacífico Central que comprende una sola Isla justo alsur de la linea del Ecuador

What jobs are in Nauru?

Nauru currently has 90% unemployment. Almost all jobs are workingfor the government or the Australian detention centre.

Who was the President of Nauru in 2010?

Marcus Stephen was the President of Nauru in 2010. He became president on 2007 December 19 after Ludwig Scott was removed on a vote of non-confidence. 3 months into Stephen's presidency, he too was almost removed from office by a non-confidence vote. Eventually Stephen was forced to resign on 2011 November 10 due to corruption allegations. Marcus Stephen is a former Olympian in weight-lifting and has won 7 gold medals and 5 silver in the commonwealth games, as well as a silver in the world championship games.

Who was the President of Nauru in 2009?

Marcus Stephen was the President of Nauru in 2009. He became president on 2007 December 19 after Ludwig Scott was removed on a vote of non-confidence. 3 months into Stephen's presidency, he too was almost removed from office by a non-confidence vote. Eventually Stephen was forced to resign on 2011 November 10 due to corruption allegations. Marcus Stephen is a former Olympian in weight-lifting and has won 7 gold medals and 5 silver in the commonwealth games, as well as a silver in the world championship games.

Who was the President of Nauru in 2008?

Marcus Stephen was the President of Nauru in 2008. He became president on 2007 December 19 after Ludwig Scott was removed on a vote of non-confidence. 3 months into Stephen's presidency, he too was almost removed from office by a non-confidence vote. Eventually Stephen was forced to resign on 2011 November 10 due to corruption allegations. Marcus Stephen is a former Olympian in weight-lifting and has won 7 gold medals and 5 silver in the commonwealth games, as well as a silver in the world championship games.

What do the symbols on the Nauru flag mean?

Nauru flag description: blue with a narrow, horizontal, yellowstripe across the center and a large white 12-pointed star belowthe stripe on the hoist side; blue stands for the Pacific Ocean,the star indicates the country's location in relation to theEquator (the yellow stripe) and the 12 points symbolize the 12original tribes of Nauru.

What do the colors on the Nauru flag stand for?

Nauru flag description: blue with a narrow, horizontal, yellow stripe across the center and a large white 12-pointed star below the stripe on the hoist side; blue stands for the Pacific Ocean, the star indicates the country's location in relation to the Equator (the yellow stripe) and the 12 points symbolize the 12 original tribes of Nauru

How do you get there in Africa?

Take the car/train/plane/bus/horse/man/woman/cheese/goat/fish/ostrich all the way to Turkey, then swim the rest of the way.

Who is the President of Nauru in 2011?

Marcus Stephen was the President of Nauru in 2011 until November 10 when he resigned. Freddie Pitcher became the President but was defeated on November 15 in a non-confidence vote. Sprent Jared Dabwido became the President from 2011 November 15 on. Stephen became president on 2007 December 19 after Ludwig Scott was removed on a vote of non-confidence. 3 months into Stephen's presidency, he too was almost removed from office by a non-confidence vote. Eventually Stephen was forced to resign on 2011 November 10 due to corruption allegations. Marcus Stephen is a former Olympian in weight-lifting and has won 7 gold medals and 5 silver in the commonwealth games, as well as a silver in the world championship games. Pitcher was appointed by his party to replace Stephen, but he could not retain confidence. Dabwido joined the opposition and subsequently table the motion of non-confidence in Pitcher. The motion passed, and Dabwido was shortly elected president by parliament, 9-8.

What are the major exports for Nauru?

Phosphate is Nauru's only product for export, although the government also receives relatively significant foreign exchange income from licencing its rich skipjack tuna fishing grounds to foreign fishing vessels, which land an annual average of 50,000 tonnes of Nauru zone-caught tuna overseas.

What is the telephone country code for Nauru?

Nauru (a tiny island nation in the Pacific Ocean) is country code+674. It is pronounced "nah-OO-roo," not "NAW-roo." (The plus sign means "insert your international access prefix here." From a GSMmobile phone, you can enter the number in full internationalformat, starting with the plus sign. The most common prefix is 00 , but NorthAmerica (USA, Canada, etc.) uses 011 , Japan uses 010 , Australia uses 0011 , and manyother countries use different prefixes.)

What cities are in Nauru?

The entire island of Nauru has only about 10,000 people, so it doesnot have any real cities. The largest town is Yaren, with about1,100 people.

How was Nauru colonised?

Nauru was colonized by the British in 1798. It was held by the Germans between 1888 to 1914 after it was been seized by the Australians. Nauru is a small island in the Central Pacific Ocean.

Who is the President of Nauru in 2013?

Sprent Jared Dabwido was the President of Nauru at the start of 2013. He was replaced on June 11 by Baron Divavesi Waqa . Dabwido became the President on 2011 November 15. After President Marcus Stephen was forced to resign due to corruption allegations on 2011 November 10, Freddie Pitcher of the same faction was appointed President. Dabwido decided to join the opposition and raised a non-confidence motion against Pitcher. The motion passed, and Dabwido was shortly elected president by parliament, 9-8. Dabwido did not stand for re-election and Baron Waqa was elected as president over Roland Kun 13-5 in 2013.

Before being renamed what was the island Nauru known as?

The island Nauru, located in the South Pacific, was formerly known as Pleasant Island, possibly because of its lush vegetation and friendly inhabitants.. It was named by a whale hunter and British sea captain, John Fearn, after his visit to the island in 1978. He was the first Westerner to visit the island.

What are common surnames in Nauru?

Nauru is an island near the equator. The people refer to themselves as Naruans only if the mother is a true Naruan. There is no list main or common surname.

What actors and actresses appeared in Heikuraisen nauru - 2001?

The cast of Heikuraisen nauru - 2001 includes: Eino Itkonen as Taksikuski Pertti Kokko as Kauppias Eija Koskimaa as Parturi Jari Kotilainen as Poliisin apumies Paavo Liski as Huuskonen Raija Nokkala as Korvasen leski Jaakko Nurmi as Korvasen poika Tapio Nurmi as Poliisin apumies Aatos Ojansuu as Korvasen poika Martti Pihlajamaa as Kanttori Paavo Takkinen as Henttonen