Coat of Arms

21 km² (193rd)


Nauruan - English

'God's will first'

National Flower
Calophyllum (Calophyllum inophyllum)

National Animal
Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor)


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Nauru, formally the Republic of Nauru, is an island nation in Micronesia, a subregion of Oceania, in the Central Pacific. Its closest neighbor is Banaba Island in Kiribati, 300 kilometers (190 mi) toward the east. It further lies northwest of Tuvalu, north of the Solomon Islands, east-upper east of Papua New Guinea, southeast of the Federated States of Micronesia and south of the Marshall Islands. With just a 21-square-kilometer (8.1 sq mi) region, Nauru is the third-littlest state on the rundown of nations and conditions by zone behind Vatican City and Monaco, making it the littlest state in the South Pacific Ocean, the littlest island state, and the littlest republic. Its populace is 11,347, making it the third littlest on the rundown of nations and conditions by populace, after the Vatican and Tuvalu. Settled by individuals from Micronesia and Polynesia c.? 1000 BC, Nauru was attached and asserted as a province by the German Empire in the late nineteenth century. After World War I, Nauru turned into a League of Nations order managed by Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Amid World War II, Nauru was involved by Japanese troops, who were avoided by the Allied development over the Pacific. After the war finished, the nation went into United Nations trusteeship. Nauru picked up its freedom in 1968, and turned into an individual from the Pacific Community (SPC) in 1969.

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Nauru Coat of Arms


Nauru Map

21 km2 (193rd)


Nauru Capital


Yaren is a region of the Pacific country of Nauru. It is the true capital of Nauru and is coextensive with Yaren Constituency. Yaren is situated in the south of the island. Its region is 1.5 km2 (0.58 sq mi), and its height was 25 meters (82 feet) starting at 2007. Toward the north of Yaren is Buada, toward the east is Meneng and toward the west is Boe.


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Nauru Motto

'God's will first'

National Flower of Nauru

Nauru National Flower

Calophyllum (Calophyllum inophyllum)

Calophyllum inophyllum is a huge evergreen plant, normally called tamanu, mastwood, shoreline calophyllum, or beautyleaf. It is local to tropical Asia and Wallacea. Because of its significance as a wellspring of timber for the conventional shipbuilding of enormous outrigger ships, it has been spread in ancient occasions by the relocations of the Austronesian people groups to the islands of Oceania and Madagascar, alongside different individuals from the sort Calophyllum. It is additionally a wellspring of the socially significant tamanu oil. Calophyllum inophyllum is a low-fanning and moderate developing tree with a wide and sporadic crown. It as a rule achieves 8 to 20 m (26 to 66 ft) in tallness. The blossom is 25 mm (0.98 in) wide and happens in racemose or paniculate inflorescences comprising of four to 15 blooms. Blooming can happen perpetually, yet generally two particular blossoming periods are watched, in pre-summer and in late harvest time. The natural product (the ballnut) is a round, green drupe estimating 2 to 4 cm (0.79 to 1.57 in) in distance across and having a solitary huge seed. Whenever ready, the organic product is wrinkled and its shading shifts from yellow to tanish red.

National Animal of Nauru

Nauru National Animal

Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor)

The Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor) is a huge seabird in the frigatebird family. There are major settling populaces in the tropical Pacific (counting the Galapagos Islands) and Indian Oceans, just as a small populace in the South Atlantic. The great frigatebird measures 85 to 105 cm (33 to 41 in) long and has a wingspan of 205– 230 cm (81– 91 in). Male great frigatebirds are littler than females, however the degree of the variety differs topographically. The male feathered creatures weigh 1,000– 1,450 g (2.20– 3.20 lb) while the heavier female winged animals weigh 1,215– 1,590 g (2.679– 3.505 lb). Frigatebirds have long limited pointed wings and a long restricted profoundly forked tail. They have the most noteworthy proportion of wing territory to weight and the least wing stacking of any fledgling. This has been conjectured to empower the winged animals to utilize marine thermals made by little contrasts between tropical air and water temperatures. The plumage of guys is dark with scapular quills that have a green glow when they refract daylight. Females are dark with a white throat and bosom and have a red eye ring. Adolescents are dark with a rust-tinged white face, head, and throat.




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