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Delve into Melekeok in Palau

Melekeok in the region of Melekeok is a city in Palau and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Melekeok

Current time in Melekeok is now 12:39 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Palau " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Koror State, Ngermelech Hamlet, Ulimang, Ertong Hamlet, and Ngeburch Hamlet. While being here, make sure to check out Koror State . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Melekeok ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


200811.01 Palau Surf Trip -Local Food-

5:59 min by lbs9353
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200811.01 Palau Surf Trip -Local Food- パラオ サーフトリップ -ローカルフード- 波乗りを1ラウンド終えて部落の一家でランチタイム今日は部落の学校の運動会という事でいろんな食材がそろっていたマングローブガニ ウミガメ 魚に鳥にタロイモにローカルフードをいただきました ..

FUJIFILM FinePix XP170 : Adventure in PALAU (New)

4:20 min by hirose55ephotography
Views: 1280 Rating: 5.00

01:34 Rock Islands All movies and photos were taken by FUJIFILM FinePix XP170. Photographer : Makoto Hirose / SeaPics JAPAN Editor : Yuichi Murata Location : Palau Product website : www ..

Diving Palau April 2012 HD

12:29 min by WimenSandraOpReis
Views: 700 Rating: 5.00

Highlights of our Palau dive trip. We dived with Fish 'n Fins at all the world famous sites, such as BlueHole, Blue Corner, German Channel, Peleliu, Chandelier Cave, Jellyfish Lake, ... Sightings incl ..

Meditation with Golden Jellyfish

3:27 min by Tetsuzan Benny Ron
Views: 469 Rating: 5.00

The combination of the Golden Jellyfish movement in the water and the Cuban lullaby has a meditative effect. To get the a maximum effect click on the icon on the right to see the Jellyfish dance on fu ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Ngerulmud, a locality in the State of Melekeok, is the capital of Palau. Although the capital was originally located in Koror (designated as the "provisional capital"), the country's constitution provided that the Olbiil Era Kelulau "designate a place in Babeldaob to be the permanent capital", with the added requirement that this occur "not later than ten (10) years after the effective date of this Constitution".

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Located at 7.50 134.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Capitals in Oceania, Melekeok, Planned capitals, Populated places established in 2006, Populated places in Palau

Melekeok (town)

Melekeok is a town in the State of Melekeok. It is located on the east coast of Palau's largest island, Babeldaob. On October 2006, the settlement of Ngerulmud, located 2 km from the village of Melekeok, became the seat of Palau's government, replacing Koror as Palau's capital city. According to the 2005 census, 271 people resided in Melekeok town. \t\t \t\t\tFlag of Melekeok. png \t\t\t Flag of Melekeok \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tMelekeok. png \t\t\t Melekeok area on topographic map

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Located at 7.50 134.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Melekeok, Populated places in Palau

Lake Ngardok

Lake Ngardok is a lake on the Palauan island of Babeldaob, in the State of Melekeok. It is the largest natural freshwater lake in all of the islands of Micronesia. The lake and the marshes surrounding it are a refuge for the endangered saltwater crocodile (ius), and it is an important breeding location for them. The Ngerdorch River serves as a route that connects crocodiles with the sea.

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Located at 7.51 134.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Lakes of Palau, Melekeok


Melekeok is a state of the Republic of Palau located on the central east coast of Babeldaob Island. The new capital of the Republic of Palau, Ngerulmud, is also located in this state. The state consists of long beaches, hill, steep ridges, rivers and the largest and only natural freshwater lake in the Republic of Palau and Micronesia, Lake Ngardok.

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Located at 7.48 134.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Melekeok, States of Palau


Ngiwal is one of the sixteen states of Palau. It has a population of 223 (census 2005) and an area of 26 km². The administrative center is Ngerkeai. Ngiwal is a small village on the east side of Babeldaob. Residents are mainly fishermen or work for the state. There are 3 small family-owned stores, an elementary school, and a public library in Ngiwal.

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Located at 7.55 134.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: States of Palau