Palau became an independent state in 1994, after gaining its sovereignty from The United States Of America. The population of Palau is 21,032 (2012) and the nation has a density of 46 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Palau is the US Dollar (USD). As well, the people of Palau are refered to as Palauan.
The dialing code for the country is 680 and the top level internet domain for Palauan sites is .pw.
Palau does not share land borders with any countries.
To learn more, visit our detailed Palau section.
|Density||45.8 / km2 ( 118.7 / mi2 )|
|GDP||250,625,563 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||11,916 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||459 km2 (177 mi2)|
What is the capital of Palau?
Melekeok is the capital city of Palau. It has a population of , and is located on a latitue of 7.5 and longitude of 134.62.
Melekeok is also the political center of Palau, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Melekeok, the Capital Of Palau
|Elevation||68 meters over sea level|
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