Nauru is one of the smallest countries in the world, and my 16th stop.
Out on its own in the Pacific Ocean, this tiny country struggles with some big problems: obesity and profound environmental issues to name just a few.
Let’s see what more we can learn…
|info from Wikimedia Commons|
|English||Nauru – Republic of Nauru
The Republic of Nauru is an island nation in the Micronesian South Pacific. The nearest neighbour is Banaba Island in the Republic of ► Kiribati, 300 km due east. furthermore it has maritime borders with the ► Solomon Islands and ► Papua New Guinea. Nauru is the world’s smallest island nation, covering just 21 km² (8.1 sq. mi), the smallest independent republic, and the only republican state in the world without an official capital.
|Official name||Republic of Nauru|
|Status||Independent country since 1968|
|Capital||Yaren (main district)|
|Major languages||Nauruan, English (both official)|
|Major religions||Protestantism, Roman Catholicism|
|More information||Nauru, Geography of Nauru, History of Nauru and Politics of Nauru|
|More images||Nauru – Nauru (Category).|