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Nauru

Located northwest of the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, Nauru is an island country. Officially called the Republic of Nauru, it is the world’s smallest republic. With an area of only 8.1 square miles, it is the least populated country after Vatican City.

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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

Is Nauru still a territory of the US?

No, Nauru is not a territory of the United States, and it never has been.

The U.S. support it, though.

What is hello in Nauru?

"Kamawirei" meaning "i greet".

What is yaren's atoll?

An atoll is a coral island that encircles a lagoon partially or completely.

Yaren, is a district and constituency of the Pacific nation of Nauru. It is the capital of Nauru.

Yaren does not have an atoll, but instead is a part of an island in Micronesia.

What languages are spoken in Nauru?

The 1 official language of Nauru is Nauruan, spoken by about 60% of the population.


English is widely spoken and is the language of government and commerce.


Chinese Pidgin English is also spoken by a few thousand people.

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.

How big is nauru?

Area: 21 square kilometers or 8 square miles

Population: 9,267 (July 2010 estimate)

Does Nauru have a king?

no not at the moment but it use to.

What continent is Nauru on?

Nauru is an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. It is not on any continent.
Nauru is in Oceania.

What type of island is Nauru?

Oficialmente República de Nauru, es un estado Micronesia, situado en el Océano Pacífico Central que comprende una sola Isla justo al sur de la linea del Ecuador

What was Nauru's main source of income?

I am not going to go into history or detail about this topic, but it's main source of income used to be phosphate mining. This was when it used to be one of the world's richest republics.

Where is Nauru?

Nauru is a small nation located near the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean. It is situated in the Micronesian South Pacific. The closest island to it is the Banaba Island which belongs to the Republic of Kiribati. Nauru has the distinction of being the smallest nation in the world. It is also the tiniest independent republic in the world. It is also the only republic that does not have an official capital.

During the Second World War Nauru was under Japan, it was under trusteeship at the end of the War and finally became independent in 1968.

Nauru is about 0.1 times the size of Washington compromising of just twenty one sq km. Its natural resources consist mainly of Phosphates and fish. Its natural hazards are largely droughts that happen periodically. It has a tropical climate with a monsoonal pattern meaning it gets rain between the months of November right until February.

What is the land mass of Nauru?

The area of Nauru is approximately 20 km2.

Is the 6 tails better than the 4 tails?

In talking about the foxes in Japanese mythology, a 6-tailed fox would be older and more powerful than a 4-tailed fox.

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.

What can you buy from Nauru?

you can buy VERY good dildo's in nauru haha just kidding but mines works really good

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

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 owns Nauru?

Nauru is it's own separate independent "country" if you will.

Who are the famous people in nauru?

http://greatestpath.blogspot.com/2009/05/most-famous-people-in-nauru.html