Nauru



Coral atoll in Central Pacific 41 kilometres south of equator, latitude 0 degrees south and longitude 167 degrees east. One of the smallest republics in the world. A 150-300 metre wide fertile belt surrounds coral cliffs which rise to 30 metres and merge with central plateau of phosphate-bearing rock, highest point 65 metres.


Name: Republic of Nauru
Location: Oceania
Status: Non-UN Country
Capital City: Yaren
Population: 10,000
Area [sq.km]:21
Languages: Nauruan, English
Religions: Protestant, Roman Catholic

National Anthem:
Nauru bwiema, ngabena ma auwe.
Ma dedaro bwe dogum, mo otata bet egom.
Atsin ngago bwien okor, ama bagadugu
Epoa ngabuna ri nan orre bet imur.
Ama memag ma nan epodan eredu won engiden,
Miyan aema ngeiyin ouge, Nauru eko dogin!

Translation:
Nauru our homeland, the land we dearly love,
We all pray for you and we also praise your name.
Since long ago you have been the home of our great forefathers
And will be for generations yet to come.
We all join in together and say;
Nauru for evermore!


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