Country File: Palau

Today we’ve got a Country File to whip up in preparation for a diving trip out to the Pacific over the spring holidays here: Beluu er a Belau, commonly known as Palau!

Flag of Palau


Palau joined UNESCO on 20 Setpember 1999, making it a real country by‘s standard; it has 1 inscribed and 4 tentative World Heritage Sites:

Rock Islands Southern Lagoon (2012)

Ouballang ra Ngebedech (Ngebedech Terraces) (26/08/2004)
Imeong Conservation Area (26/08/2004)
Yapease Quarry Sites (26/08/2004)
Tet el Bad (Stone Coffin) (26/08/2004)

MTP and TCC both count Palau as one place:



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