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Palau

Palau
  • Capital

    Capital

    Melekeok

  • Local time

    Local time

    2:37

  • Population

    Population

    17 907

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +680

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ (none) (dollar)

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Palau

Palau
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Melekeok

  • Local time

    Local time

    2:37

  • Population

    Population

    17 907

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +680

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ (none) (dollar)

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 2.59 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    2 667mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    458 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    16%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    88%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    10%

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Palauan - 69 %
    Filipino - 15 %
    Chinese - 4 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 42 %
    Protestant - 23 %
    Modekngei - 9 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    96.6%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Palauan
    Filipino
    English

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    20.9%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    76 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    tourism, craft items, wood, construction, garment making

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    coconuts, copra, cassava (tapioca), sweet potatoes, fish

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    forests, minerals (especially gold), marine products, deep-seabed minerals

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    forests, minerals (especially gold), marine products, deep-seabed minerals

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    260kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    130 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    47

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What not to do when visiting Palau

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Business & Communication

Don't forget to shake hands when greeting, but between friends, it’s often a kind of a forearm grab.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t forget Palauan society follows a strict matrilineal system - the practices are seen in nearly every aspect of Palauan traditions, especially in funeral, marriage, inheritance and the passing of traditional titles.

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Business & Communication

Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Did you know

Did you know?

The yellow circle on Palau’s flag is actually supposed to represent the moon, not the sun.

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget that Koror State, where most tourist facilities are located, may enforce a curfew between 2:30 am. and 5:00 am, Monday through Thursday, and between 4:00 am. and 6:00 am, Friday to Sunday, and on national holidays.

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Business & Communication

Don’t take it wrong raising eyebrows can mean an affirmative answer to a question (not like in other western countries).

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget the rainy season takes place from June to December.

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