Palau BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT +9 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|5°38'11 / 132°55'13|
|PW / PLW|
|Palauan (official on most islands) 66.6%|
other Micronesian 0.7%
English (official) 15.5%
other Asian 2.6%
TYPE B AMERICAN 3-PIN|
|Palau banks list|
Koror, the capital of Palau, is a tourist country with a land area of 493 square kilometers. It is located in the Western Pacific, 700 miles south of Guam. It belongs to the Caroline Islands and is one of the gateways for the Pacific Ocean to enter Southeast Asia. It is composed of more than 200 volcanic islands and coral islands, distributed on the 640 kilometers long sea surface from north to south. Only 8 islands have permanent residents and belong to the tropical climate. Palau belongs to the Micronesian race, speaks English and believes in Christianity.
The full name of Palau is the Republic of Palau. It is located in the Western Pacific, 700 miles south of Guam, and belongs to the Caroline Islands. It is one of the gateways for the Pacific Ocean to enter Southeast Asia. It is composed of more than 200 volcanic islands and coral islands, which are distributed on the sea surface of 640 kilometers long from north to south. Only 8 islands have permanent residents. Is a tropical climate.
National flag: It is rectangular with a ratio of length to width of 8:5. The flag ground is blue, with a golden moon on the left of the center, symbolizing national unity and ending foreign rule.
Palau was formerly known as Palau and Belau. It was inhabited 4000 years ago. It was discovered by Spanish explorers in 1710, occupied by Spain in 1885, and sold to Germany by Spain in 1898. Occupied by Japan in the First World War, it became Japan's mandate area after the war. It was captured by the United States during the Second World War. In 1947, the United Nations handed it over to the United States for trusteeship, and the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia constitute four political entities under the trusteeship of the Pacific Islands. In August 1982, the "Free Association Treaty" was signed with the United States. On October 1, 1994, the Republic of Palau declared its independence. On November 10, 1994, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 956, announcing the end of the trusteeship status of Palau, the last trusteeship. On December 15, 1994, Palau became the 185th member of the United Nations.
Palau has a population of 17,225 (1995). Most of the Micronesian race. General English. Believe in Christianity.
The economy of Palau is mainly agriculture and fishing. The main agricultural products are coconut, betel nut, sugar cane, pineapple and tuber. The main export products are coconut oil, copra and handicrafts, and the main imported products are grain and daily necessities.