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  Palau
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 Aimeliik     
 Airai     
 Angaur     
 Hatohobei     
 Kayangel     
 Koror     
 Melekeok     
 Ngaraard     
 Ngarchelong     
 Ngardmau     
 Ngatpang     
 Ngchesar     
 Ngeremlengui     
 Ngiwal     
 Peleliu     
 Sonsorol     


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South Pacific Ocean  

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Websitehttp://www.visit-palau.com/
Established October 01, 1994
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorGerald Farinas
Last ModifiedJuan Croniqueur November 22, 2022 08:57pm
Description Republic of Palau
Sovereign state in Free Association with the United States of America

Republic of Palau is formerly a district of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, administered by the United States Department of the Interior. It is a constitutional republic in free association with the United States, as organized under the Compact is the core of the Compact of Free Association Act. While it has the freedom of sovereignty over domestic affairs, military affairs continues to be administered by the United States under the Defense Department, foreign affairs continues to be administered by the State Department and social programs and federal funding continue to be administered by the Interior Department.

Palau is governed by a President and Vice President, both elected on separate tickets. Legislation is the responsibility of the bicameral Parliament called the Olbiil Era Kelulau, composed of a Senate and House of Delegates. Palau is an ethnically diverse nation. 70% are Micronesian with Malayan and Melanesian admixtures, 28% are Asian, mostly Filipino and Chinese.

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United States Office of Insular Affairs of Palau Administration  Discuss

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Aug 19, 2018 12:20am General Empty hotels, idle boats: What happens when a Pacific island upsets China  Article IndyGeorgia 
Dec 15, 2017 02:00am News 'Explore lightly': Palau makes all visitors sign pledge to respect environment  Article IndyGeorgia 
Jun 14, 2010 04:00pm Rule Change Palau ends support for Japan's scientific whaling, opts for catch quota system  Article Jason 

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