Nauru 1999

Yearbook 1999

Nauru. Visit Countryaah official website to get information about the capital city of Nauru. President Bernard Dowiyogo was forced to resign in April after losing a vote of confidence in Parliament. He was succeeded by René Harris, Member of Parliament since 1977 and former head of the state phosphate company.

Map of Nauru in English

Land area 21 km²
Total population 11,000
Residents per km² 523.8
Capital no official capital, unofficially Yaren
Official language Nauruan and English
Income per capita $ 12,300
Currency Australian dollar
ISO 3166 code NO
Internet TLD .No
License plate NAU
Telephone code +674
Time zone UTC +11: 30
Geographic coordinates 0 32 S, 166 55 O

Nauru joined the Commonwealth in June, where the country was previously an associate member. Three months later, N. entered the UN. The WTO’s decision to adopt the country as a member was unanimous, despite China expressing doubts because Nauru has diplomatic relations with Taiwan.

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