Palau Country Quiz

πŸ‡΅πŸ‡Ό Can you guess these facts about the country of Palau?
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Last updated: August 12, 2020
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Subregion of Oceania that Palau is part of
Micronesia
Capital of Palau
Ngerulmud
Most populous island
Koror
Official languages
English
Palauan
Country which colonized Palau from 1574–1898
Spain
Country which purchased the islands from the above, holding them until 1914
Germany
Country which seized the islands in 1914 and held them until 1944
Japan
Country from which Palau became independent in 1994
United States
55% of people from Palau are _____, the second-highest of any country (after Nauru)
Obese
Lake with millions of stinging sea creatures which have lost their ability to sting
Jellyfish Lake
In 2009, Palau created the first sanctuary to protect these sea creatures
Sharks
UNESCO World Heritage site consisting of two hundred small, forested islands
Rock Islands
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Level 73
Jul 3, 2020
I've always wanted to go to that jellyfish lake, it looks pretty incredible.
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Level 58
Jul 6, 2020
I never knew that the United States owned Palau, but that explains why Palau uses the US dollar. Also, the currency isn’t on there, which is interesting, as there is usually a question on currency.
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Level 52
Aug 22, 2020
This was easy. Thank you GeographyNow!
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Level 43
Dec 3, 2020
I'm from Limberwisk and I love Geography Now! :)
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Level 52
Dec 7, 2020
Greetings from Bandiaterra.
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Level 45
Jan 10, 2021
Hello from Qitzikwaka.
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Level 84
Jan 10, 2021
Agreed.