World Country Belau (Palau)

About the world country Belau or Pelau, its location, size, population, and who is in power.



Location: Southwest of Yap, in the western Caroline Islands in the western Pacific. Size: 192 sq. mi. (500 sq. km.). Population: 15,000.

Who Really Rules: On Jan. 1, 1981, Harvath Remelik took office as the first president of the Republic of Belau. The 200 islands of the new nation had been administered for over 30 years as part of the U.S. Trust Territory of the Pacific. Under the new arrangement of "free association," the Belauan economy will continue to be subsidized by the U.S., which will also control matters of defense.

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