Where is Palau?

Palau is located in the Australia and Oceania region at latitude 7.51498 and longitude 134.58252 and is part of the Oceania continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 7Β° 30' 53.93'' N
  • 134Β° 34' 57.07'' E

You can see the location of Palau on the world map below:

Pin pointing out Palau on a map.

The country has no neighboring countries/land borders.

Maritime Borders

Palau borders with the Pacific Ocean.

Palau Related Content

Palau Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 7.51498
Longitude: 134.58252
Country CodesAlpha 2: PW
Alpha 3: PLW
Country Flag EmojiπŸ‡΅πŸ‡Ό
Int. Phone Prefix+680
Capital cityMelekeok
Australia and Oceania
Country Area459 sq km
Population 202118,174
World Rank: 192
Median Age35.7
Life expectancy66
Major languagesPalauan (official on most islands) 65.2%, other Micronesian 1.9%, English (official) 19.1%, Filipino 9.9%, Chinese 1.2%, other 2.8% (2015 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+09:00
Internet TLD.pw
Biggest AirportRoman Tmetuchl International Airport (ROR)
Average temperature27.60 Β°C
81.68 Β°F
Administrative Divisions16 states
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Palau Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupUpper middle income
World Bank RegionEast Asia & Pacific
CurrencyUS Dollar (USD)
GDP in 2020$0.2 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 193
GDP per capita in 2020$14,244
World Rank: 54
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, manufacturing, energy, services
Top 5 Import CountriesUnited States, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia
Top 5 Export CountriesUnited States, Japan, China, South Korea, Australia

Biggest Cities in Palau

Here are the largest cities in Palau based on 2021 data:

City Population
Koror 8,744
Melekeok 7,026
Ngerulmud 271

Map of Palau with the Largest Cities

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