Republic of Nauru is located in the north of the Oceania Continent, with a population of 9,378, making it the 226th largest
national population. Its capital and largest city is located in the island’s
Yaren District with a total population of 1,100. The
country encompasses 21 square kilometers making it the 2
40th largest country in total area. It shares boundaries with
South Pacific Ocean.

President Sprent D
abwido is recognized as the Chief of State and Head of Government and achieves that status through
election by parliament and holds that position for three years. Its form of government is a republic and they celebrate the
creation of their constitution on 29th of January 1968.

The languages commonly or officially spoken are Nauruan and English. It counts among its major religions Christian,
Protestant and Roman Catholic. As sources of mass communication it has 1 AM and 1 Television stations.

Major geographical features is an unnamed location along the plateau rim, its highest point at 61 meters and the South
Pacific Ocean, its lowest point at 0 meters. Its principal waterway is South Pacific Ocean, which measures 30 kilometers
of Coastline.

Major industries providing for the bulk of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are phosphate mining, offshore banking
and coconut products. Its official currency is Australian Dollar.

Here’s something you may not know about Nauru. The exact origins of the Nauruans are unclear, since their language does
not resemble any other in the Pacific.
Parliament Building in
the Yaren district-
Nauru's capital and
largest city
Yaren District- Nauru's
capital district and
largest city
Local church
Giant termite home
Island transportation
Menen Hotel- the
southernmost point
and one of only two on
Victory 88 wreckage
on the Nauru reef
Beach near Menen
Hotel on the Pacific
Ocean- Nauru's lowest
An unnamed location
along the plateau rim-
Nauru's highest point
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Buada Lagoon
Beach on Abibar Bay
Nauru Tower in
Melbourne, Australia-
Nauru's single greatest
national asset and a
major source of
revenue for the country
Nauru beach with coral
Nauru's commercial
center on the west
Nauruan woman in
traditional dress
Fish and rice- the
ubiquitous dish of
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Point Aiwo- Nauru's
westernmost point
Cape Ijuw on Anibare
Bay- Nauru's
easternmost point
Ewe Beach- Nauru's
northernmost point
Nauru Detention
Centre which houses
Australian asylum