Palau

Palau Overview

Palau is a small island nation in the western Pacific Ocean. The country is also known as Belau. Palau consists chiefly of about 200 islands in a chain that lies about 500 miles east of the Philippines. Palau is part of the Caroline Islands, which belongs to a larger island group known as Micronesia.

CLIMATE

Palau has a tropical climate, with daytime temperatures of about 80 °F (27 °C). The islands receive more than 150 inches of rain a year.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

CAPITAL: Melekeok
POPULATION: 21,000
LANGUAGE: English, Palauan
CURRENCY: US Dollar
ELECTRIC CURRENT: 11/230V, 60Hz. To power any electrical item an international adapter or a three pin plug is required.
COUNTRY CODE: PW
COUNTRY DIALLING CODE: +680
TIME ZONE: GMT/UTC +9