Capital: Melekeok

Population: 21,057 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: United States Dollar (USD)

Official Languages: Palauan, English

Unofficial Languages: Filipino, Carolinian, and other Asian langauges

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Palauan, Carolinian, Filipino, Chinese, and other Micronesian and Asian groups

Largest Cities: Koror

Main Sport: Football, Volleyball, Basketball

Political System: Constitutional Government; Free Association with the US

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Youth Day (March 15)

Senior Citizens Day (May 5)

President’s Day (June 1)

Constitution Day (July 8)

Labour Day (September 5)

Independence Day (September 30)

United Nations Day (October 24)

Thanksgiving Day (November 24)

Christmas Day (December 25)