Official Name:Capital: Ngerulmud
Population: Area 508 sq km (196 sq miles)
Area: Major languagesÂ Palauan, English
Major Languages: Major religionsÂ Christianity, Modekngei (indigenous belief)
Major Religions: Life expectancyÂ 66 years (men), 72 years (women)
Life expectancy: CurrencyÂ US dollar
Currency: Republic o
Plan to visit Ngerulmud, which is popular as the capital of beautiful Palau. This capital is present on Babeldaob, the biggest island in Palau, in the vicinity of the Melekeok village. Watch spectacular government buildings here. Also, you can find several significant stone sights in Ngerulmud. Make sure you visit Did el Bad er a Beriber, which is a well-known stone bridge here in the vicinity of an ancient dock. Watch Odalmelech Stone Faces, where you will find traditional Gods are skillfully carved from stone. Also, explore an ancient stone path here.
Do not miss visiting the Jellyfish Lake, which is a popular marine lake in Palau that you can find on Eil Malk Island. Do not miss the fun of diving at Jellyfish Lake, as this lake is one of the most popular diving destinations in this remarkable archipelago. Also, this incredible lake is widely famous for horizontally migrating millions of golden jellyfishes.
Another wonderful destination that you must not miss when exploring Palau is the Rock Islands, which comprises a small collection of coral or limestone structures jutting out of the water and ancient coral reefs. According to various sources, you can find about 250 to 300 islands in groups occupying about 47 sq. km area and having about 207 m height. Most of the parts of these islands are uninhabited, but they are quite popular for their beautiful beaches, spellbinding lagoons, and peculiar shapes resembling umbrella.
Tour through the second most populated city having about 1,000 population in Palau by visiting Meyuns. You can find this city on the Ngerekebesang Island, and it is joined by a causeway to amazing Oreor Island. You can find the Belau National Hospital, which is well-known as the biggest hospital in the nation, located in Meyuns.
Palau is an outstanding destination year round. The best diving in Palau is between November and April. These months have the greatest number of pelagics, and has incredible visibility. June and September brings rough sea conditions at times and the possibility of lower visibility.