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Republic of Nauru
Ripublik Naoero
Flag of Naoero
Coat of arms of Naoero
Coat of arms
"Nauru Bwiema"
"Nauru, our homeland"
Location of  Nauru  (dark green)– in Oceania  (& dark grey)– in Micronesia  ()  —  [Legend]
Location of  Nauru  (dark green)

– in Oceania  (& dark grey)
– in Micronesia  ()  —  [Legend]

and largest city
None (Yaren (de facto))
Official languages Nauruan, English
Demonym Nauruan
Government Parliamentary republic
Baron Waqa
Ludwig Scotty
Legislature Parliament
• Nauru
21 km2 (8.1 sq mi) (239th)
• Jul 2011 estimate
• Density
447/km2 (1,157.7/sq mi)
GDP (PPP) 2006 estimate
• Total
$36.9 million (192nd)
• Per capita
$2,500 (141st)
Currency Australian dollar (AUD)
Time zone (UTC+12)
Drives on the left
Calling code +674
Internet TLD .nr
The flag of Nauru.
Nauru from the sky.

Nauru is a small island in the Pacific Ocean. It's 42 kilometers south of the equator and has a surface area of 23.3km². This one island is one country (a republic). It sells phosphate (a chemical) to Australia. Nauru is the smallest republic in the world. English and Nauruan are the official languages of Nauru. Nauru has no official capital, but its biggest city is Yaren. The current president of Nauru is Baron Waqa. There are 14 districts in Nauru: Aiwo, Anabar, Anetan, Anibare, Baiti, Boe, Buada, Denigomodu, Ewa, Ijuw, Meneng, Nibok, Uaboe and Yaren