Official English Name: Republic of Nauru
Official Local Name(s): Ripublik Naoero
Common English Name: Nauru
Capital: Note: Nauru has no official designated capital city. However, many refer to Yaren as the administrative seat.

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Official Language(s)

Nauruan
Secondary Languages: English, i-Kiribati, Chinese

Resources

Phosphates, Fish

Neighbors

None (Island)

Ethnic groups

Nauruan (58%), Other Pacific Islander (26%), Chinese (8%), European (8%)

People

Est. Population:

9,591

Demonym:

Nauruan

Religions:

Nauru Congregational (35.7%)
Roman Catholic (33.0%)
Assembly of God (13.0%)
Nauru Independent Church (9.5%)
Baptist (1.5%)

Largest City:

Mereng (1,380)

Geography

Region:

Oceania

Bodies of Water:

Pacific Ocean (Surrounded)

Total Area:

21 km2 (100% land, 0% water)

Total Land:

0 km (Island)

Total Coastline:

30 km

Climate

Tropical

Terrain:

Sandy beach rises to fertile ring
Raised coral reefs
Phosphate plateau in center

Highest Point

Unnamed elevation along plateau rim (61 m)

Lowest Point

Sea Level

Natural Disasters

Droughts

Government

Type:

Republic

Head of State and Government:

President Baron Waqa

Admin. Divisions

14 Districts

Independence:

31 January 1968 (from joint administration under Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom)

Nat'l Symbol:

Frigatebird

Nat'l Anthem:

Nauru Bwiema

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$14,800 (USD)

Currency

$ (Australian Dollar)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = $ (Australian Dollar)1.36

Communication

Internet Code

.nr

Telephone Code

+674

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Cultural Notes

Australian rules football is the most popular sport in Nauru.

Sources

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/nr.html (Majority of information)
http://www.spc.int/nmdi/nmdi_documents/2011_NAURU_CENSUS_REPORT.pdf (Yaren population)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 16 November 2016