Nauru

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Coordinates: 0°32′S 166°56′E / 0.533°S 166.933°E / -0.533; 166.933 (Nauru)

Republic o Nauru
Repubrikin Naoero (Nauruan)
Banner o Nauru
Banner
Coat o airms o Nauru
Coat o airms
Motto: "God's will first"
Anthem: Nauru Bwiema
"Nauru, oor hameland"
Location o Nauru
Caipital Yaren (de facto) [a]
Lairgest ceety Meneñ
Offeecial leids Nauruan
Common leids Inglis[lower-alpha 1]
Demonym Nauruan
Govrenment Non-partisan democracy, pairlamentar republic
• Preses
Baron Waqa
Cyril Buraman
Legislatur Pairlament
Unthirldom
31 Januar 1968
Aurie
• Tot
21 km2 (8.1 sq mi) (193rd)
• Watter (%)
0.57
Population
• October 2011 census
10,084[3] (234th)
• Density
480/km2 (1,243.2/sq mi) (25t)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
• Total
$160 million[4] (192nt)
• Per capita
$12,052[4] (94t)
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Total
$114 million[4]
• Per capita
$8,570[4]
Siller Australie dollar (AUD)
Time zone (UTC+12)
Drives on the caur
Cawin code +674
ISO 3166 code NR
Internet TLD .nr
  1. ^ Nauru daes nae have an offeecial caipital, but Yaren is the lairgest settlement an the seat o pairlament.

Nauru (pronounced /nɑːˈʊəruː/ (deprecatit template) nah-OO-roo), offeecially the Republic o Nauru an umwhile kent as Pleasant Island, is an island naition in Micronesie in the Sooth Paceefic. Its nearest neebor is Banaba Island in Kiribati, 300 km tae the east. Nauru is the warld's weest island naition, coverin juist 21 square kilometres (8.1 sq mi).

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  1. Inglis is nae an offeecial leid, but it is widely spoken bi the majority o the population an it is commonly uised in govrenment, legislation an commerce alangside Nauruan. Due tae Nauru's history an relationship wi Australie, Australie Inglis is the dominant variety.[1][2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Central Intelligence Agency (2015). "Nauru". The World Factbook. Archived frae the oreeginal on 17 September 2008. Retrieved 8 Juin 2015. 
  2. "Background Note: Nauru". State Department Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. September 2005. Retrieved 11 Mey 2006. 
  3. "National Report on Population ad Housing" (PDF). Nauru Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 9 Juin 2015. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Nauru. International Monetary Fund