Koror - Overview


The island of Koror is connected by bridges to two neighbouring islands:

  • Ngerekebesang Island, the site of Palau's second-largest town, Meyuns, in the eastern part of the island, with a population of 1,200.
  • Malakal Island, the site of Koror's port.

Koror Island is also connected by the Koror-Babeldaob Bridge to the state of Airai in the island of Babeldaob, where Palau International Airport is located.

Besides the former capital Koror and the town of Meyuns, there are a total of 11 hamlets in the state of Koror:

  • Ngermid
  • Ngerkeseuaol
  • Ngerchemai
  • Iyebukel
  • Idid
  • Meketii
  • Dngeronger
  • Ikelau
  • Medalaii
  • Ngerbeched
  • Ngerkebesang

Koror was the capital of the South Pacific Mandate during the period of rule by the Empire of Japan.

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