The Republic of Palau, is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, some 500 miles (800 km) east of the Philippines. Having emerged from United Nations trusteeship (administered by the United States) in 1994, it is one of the world's youngest and smallest nations. It is sometimes referred to in English under its native name Belau. It's maritime borders lie east and south of the ► Philippines, northeast of ► Indonesia, and west of ► Micronesia. Currently, Palau is under freely associated status with the ► United States.
Ang Republika ng Palaos (na kilala rin sa mga pangalang Belau, Palau', at Republika ng Palau) ay isang bansang pulo sa Karagatang Pasipiko, matatagpuan ito 500 km silangan mula sa Pilipinas. Naging malaya ito noong 1994, at dahil dito isa ito sa mga pinakabatang bansa sa buong mundo. Ito rin ang may pinakakaunting tao.
Location of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
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