Palau is a country located in Oceania. According to AbbreviationFinder, PW is the two-letter ISO code of Palau, and PLW is the three-letter country abbreviation for Palau.
According to Countryaah, Palau’s Independence Day is every 1 October.
The climate is tropical. The average annual temperature is 27 ° C, the amount of precipitation per year is 1500 to 2500 mm.
Area: 490 km2 (world ranking: 180)
Population density: 45 per km2 (as of 2017, world ranking: 193)
Official languages: Palaui, English
Gross domestic product: 292 million US $; Real growth: -3.7%
Gross national product (GNP, per resident and year): 12,530 US$
Currency: 1 US-Dollar (US$) = 100 cents
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Telephone 040 76904047,
Fax 040 76904048
E-Mail : [email protected]
Head of State and Government: Tommy Remengesau, Jr. Raynold Oilouch, Exterior: Faustina Rehuher-Marugg
National holiday: 1.10.
State and form of government
Constitution of 1981
Free association agreement with the USA from 1994 (USA responsible for defense)
Parliament (National Congress / Olbiil era Kelulau): House of Delegates with 16 members; Senate (Senate) with 13 members; Election every 4 years
16-member Council of Chiefs advises head of state
Direct election of the head of state every 4 years (one-time re-election)
Suffrage from 18 years
Population: Palau, last census 2015 (preliminary): 17,661 pop.
70% Palau (Micronesians), 27% Asians (Filipinos, Chinese, Vietnamese)
Cities (with population): (as of 2005) Koror (on Koror) 10,743 inh., Meyuns (on Koror) 1153, Airai (on Babelthuap) 960, Melekeok (on Babelthuap) 271
Religions: 46% Catholics, 33% Protestants and Evangelicals, 6 % Followers of the Modekngei religion, 4% Muslims (as of 2006)
Languages: Palaui, English; Angaur, Japanese, Tobi, Sonsorolesisch
employed persons by economic sector
Unemployment (in% of all economically active persons)
Inflation rate (in%): 2017: 0.9%
Foreign trade: Import: 150 million US$ (2017); Export: 6 million US $ (2017)