Nauru, officially the Republic of Nauru and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia, a subregion of Oceania, in the Central Pacific. Its nearest neighbour is Banaba Island in Kiribati, 300 km to the east. It further lies northwest of Tuvalu, 1,300 km northeast of the Solomon Islands, east-northeast of Papua New Guinea, southeast of the Federated States of Micronesia and south of the Marshall Islands. With only a 21 sq km area, Nauru is the third-smallest country in the world behind Vatican City, and Monaco, making it the smallest state in the South Pacific Ocean, the smallest state outside Europe, the smallest island state, and the smallest republic. Additionally, its population of 10,670 is the world's third smallest, after Vatican City and Tuvalu.

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Geographical values

  • absolute in degrees, minutes and seconds:
    0° 32′ 22″ S • of southern latitude
    166° 54′ 46″ E • of eastern longitude
  • in degrees with decimal fractions:
    −0.539376°; 166.912756°

Length of Nauru from south to north is 45.077 kilometers, from west ot east – from 45.446 km on south to 45.449 km on north.

State symbols

Flag of Nauru
Flag of Nauru
Coat of arms, seal, symbol, emblem of Nauru
Coat of arms of Nauru

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Exterior (outside view)

Interior (inside view)

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