What is Palau?

  • (noun): A chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean.
    Synonyms: Palau Islands, Belau, Pelew
    See also — Additional definitions below


Palau (i/pəˈlaʊ/, sometimes spelled Belau or Pelew), officially the Republic of Palau (Palauan: Beluu ęr a Belau), is an island country located in the western Pacific Ocean. Geographically part of the larger island group of Micronesia, with the country's population of around 21,000 people spread out over 250 islands forming the western chain of the Caroline Islands. The islands share maritime boundaries with Indonesia, the Philippines, and the Federated States of Micronesia. The most populous island in the group is Koror, with the capital city, Ngerulmud, located on nearby Babeldaob.

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Law Enforcement In Palau
... Defense of Palau is the responsibility of the United States, but local police matters are handled by the Palau Police, the national police force, and some of the sixteen ... The Palau police force have a Pacific-class patrol boat, the PSS President H.I ... The Palau Bureau of Public Safety director is Hazime T ...
Palau - Media
... War II movie Hell in the Pacific starring Lee Marvin and Toshirō Mifune was filmed on Palau's Rock Islands ... Palau was the site for the reality television program Survivor ... It was also the location of Survivor Palau, the tenth edition of the American Survivor, which aired from February 17 to May 15, 2005 in United States, and ...
Survivor Philippines: Palau
... Survivor Philippines Palau is the second season of the Philippine version of the reality television series Survivor ... Reports of the season being shot in Palau were leaked by local media in the said country when its president, Johnson Toribiong, reversed an order which required members of the ... island of Peleliu, located southwest of Koror, where Survivor Palau and Survivor Micronesia took place ...

More definitions of "Palau":

  • (noun): A republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United States.
    Synonyms: Republic of Palau, TT