Nauru profile

Nauruans Nauru is the world's smallest republic
  • Full name: Republic of Nauru
  • Population: 10,200 (UN, 2011)
  • Capital: None, administrative centre is Yaren
  • Area: 21 sq km (8 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Nauruan, English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 55 years (men), 57 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Australian dollar = 100 cents
  • Main export: Phosphates
  • GNI per capita: n/a
  • Internet domain: .nr
  • International dialling code: +674

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