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Brief Facts About Micronesia


Nauru, which is officially called the Republic of Nauru (and formerly known as Pleasant Island), is an island country in Micronesia in the Central Pacific.

#1. Nauru is a small, oval-shaped island.

#2. Phosphate mining, offshore banking and coconut products represent the prominent industries of the country.

#3. Due to non resemblance of the language of Nauruans, their exact origin is not confirmed.

#4. Nauru was annexed by Germany in 1888.

#5. It is the world’s smallest independent republic, and it joined the UN in 1999.

#6. It became independent in 1968.

#7. Beginning in 1906, 90% of Nauru’s land has been mined by a consortium of UK, Australia and NZ.

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