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- According to the president of Nauru, Cape Verde has been ranked the eighth most endangered nation due to flooding from climate change.
- According to the president of Nauru, the Marshall Islands are the most endangered nation in the world due to flooding from climate change.
- Nauru's then booming economy resulted in several ambitious investments in Melbourne, such as Nauru House.
- The most recent Member in Arrears, Nauru, returned to full membership in June 2011.
- Tonga and nearby Nauru have the world's highest overweight and obese populations.
- From New Zealand, the flu reached Tonga (killing 8% of the population), Nauru (16%), and Fiji (5%, 9,000 people).
- Nauru also achieved an impressive haul of three gold medals.
- Plus the separate island nation of Nauru, among other distinctly separate islands and smaller island groups.
- On 28 June 1996, the Nauru Insurance Company, a creditor of the Fitzroy Football Club, appointed Michael Brennan to administer the affairs of the Fitzroy Football Club to ensure a loan of A$1.25 million was to be repaid.
- The island of Nauru is its own sovereign nation.
- In 1886, an Anglo-German agreement partitioned the "unclaimed" central Pacific, leaving Nauru in the German sphere of influence, while Ocean Island and the future GEIC wound up in the British sphere of influence.
- Nauru has two national sports, weightlifting and Australian rules football.
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