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Independent island nation in the western Pacific Ocean consisting of about 100 atoll islands on the western edge of the Caroline Islands. Palau lies southeast of the Philippines and northwest of New Guinea. See the CIA ''World Factbook'' at https://[https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ps.html www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ps.html]
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[[Image:Palau rock islands.jpg|right|thumb|275px|<center>Rock Islands natural arch, Palau</center>]]Palau is the smallest nation in the world. It is the westernmost cluster of the 6 major island groups that make up the Caroline Islands. Population in the year 2000 was 19,129. The archipelago includes more than 200 islands, of which 8 are inhabited. The religious majority is Roman Catholic.  
  
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Pauau is divided into 16 states.
  
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*Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research (Wiki article [[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|click here]])
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*[http://www.micronesiagenweb.com/islands/palau/index.html Micronesia Genealogy Project for Palau]
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*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/other/International/PALAU.html%7C Palau Mailing List]
  
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Go to the Internet at ''familysearch.org ''and click on the''Library''. From that tab, click on the ''Family History Library Catalog''. Choose a ''Place'' search. Then type in''Palau''.<br>Or, you can use a ''Film/fiche number search ''and look at the descriptions os these microfilms, all of which contain information about the Caroline Islands: '''1779918, 928558 items 2 and 12, 1717502 and 1717753.''' General Information
  
* [http://www.micronesiagenweb.com/islands/palau/index.html Micronesia Genealogy Project for Palau]
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*'''[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide]]'''
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Revision as of 23:29, 6 September 2012

Rock Islands natural arch, Palau
Palau is the smallest nation in the world. It is the westernmost cluster of the 6 major island groups that make up the Caroline Islands. Population in the year 2000 was 19,129. The archipelago includes more than 200 islands, of which 8 are inhabited. The religious majority is Roman Catholic.

Jurisdictions

Pauau is divided into 16 states.

  • Aimeliik
  • Airai
  • Angaur
  • Hatohobei
  • Kayangel
  • Koror
  • Melekeok
  • Ngaraard
  • Ngarchelong
  • Ngardmau
  • Ngatpang
  • Ngchesar
  • Ngeremlengui
  • Ngiwal
  • Peleliu
  • Sonsorol

Research Tools

Go to the Internet at familysearch.org and click on theLibrary. From that tab, click on the Family History Library Catalog. Choose a Place search. Then type inPalau.
Or, you can use a Film/fiche number search and look at the descriptions os these microfilms, all of which contain information about the Caroline Islands: 1779918, 928558 items 2 and 12, 1717502 and 1717753. General Information

Did you know?

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News and Events
Palau flag.png
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Topics