Countries similar to or like Palau

Island country located in the western Pacific Ocean. Wikipedia

  • Federated States of Micronesia

    Island country in Oceania associated with the United States. It consists of four states – from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae – that are spread across the western Pacific Ocean. Wikipedia

  • Marshall Islands

    Island country and an associated state of the United States near the Equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line. Part of the larger island group of Micronesia. Wikipedia

  • Northern Mariana Islands

    Unincorporated territory and commonwealth of the United States consisting of 14 islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. Separate U.S. territory. Wikipedia

  • Micronesia

    Subregion of Oceania, comprising thousands of small islands in the western Pacific Ocean. It has a close shared cultural history with three other island regions — the Philippines to the west, Polynesia to the east, and Melanesia to the south - as well as with the wider community of Austronesian peoples. Wikipedia

  • Caroline Islands

    The Caroline Islands (or the Carolines) are a widely scattered archipelago of tiny islands in the western Pacific Ocean, to the north of New Guinea. Politically they are divided between the Federated States of Micronesia in the eastern part of the group, and Palau at the extreme western end. Wikipedia

  • Mariana Islands

    The Mariana Islands (also the Marianas; in Chamorro: Manislan Mariånas) are a crescent-shaped archipelago comprising the summits of fifteen mostly dormant volcanic mountains in the western North Pacific Ocean, between the 12th and 21st parallels north and along the 145th meridian east. They lie south-southeast of Japan, west-southwest of Hawaii, north of New Guinea and east of the Philippines, demarcating the Philippine Sea's eastern limit. Wikipedia

  • Philippines

    Archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. Situated in the western Pacific Ocean, it consists of about 7,641 islands that are broadly categorized under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Wikipedia

  • Vanuatu

    Island country located in the South Pacific Ocean. Of volcanic origin, is 1750 km east of northern Australia, 540 km northeast of New Caledonia, east of New Guinea, southeast of the Solomon Islands, and west of Fiji. Wikipedia

  • Nauru

    Island country and microstate in Oceania, in the Central Pacific. Banaba Island in Kiribati, 300 km to the east. Wikipedia

  • Guam

    Organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in Micronesia subregion of the western Pacific Ocean. Westernmost point and territory of the United States; in Oceania, it is the largest and southernmost of the Mariana Islands and the largest island in Micronesia. Wikipedia

  • History of the Federated States of Micronesia

    The Federated States of Micronesia are located on the Caroline Islands in the western Pacific Ocean. One of settlement by Micronesians; colonization by Spain, Germany, and Japan; United Nations trusteeship under United States-administered Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; and gradual independence beginning with the ratification of a sovereign constitution in 1979. Wikipedia

  • German–Spanish Treaty (1899)

    The German–Spanish Treaty of 1899, (Tratado germano-español de 1899; Deutsch-Spanischer Vertrag 1899) signed by the German Empire and the Kingdom of Spain, involved Spain selling the vast majority of its remaining Pacific Ocean islands to Germany for 25 million pesetas (equivalent to 17 million Marks). During the 19th century, the Spanish Empire lost most of its colonies to independence movements. Wikipedia

  • United States

    Country primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, 326 Indian reservations, and some minor possessions. Wikipedia

  • Ngerulmud

    Seat of government of the Republic of Palau, an island nation in the Pacific Ocean. It replaced Koror City, Palau's largest city, as capital in 2006. Wikipedia

  • Fiji

    Island country in Melanesia, part of Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean. It lies about 1100 nmi northeast of New Zealand. Wikipedia

  • Yap

    Island group located in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean, a part of Yap State. The name "Yap" in recent years has come to also refer to the state within the Federated States of Micronesia, inclusive of the Yap Main Islands and its various outer islands. Wikipedia

  • Wake Island

    Coral atoll in the western Pacific Ocean in the northeastern area of the Micronesia subregion, 1501 mi east of Guam, 2298 mi west of Honolulu, 1991 mi southeast of Tokyo, and 898 mi north of Majuro. Unorganized, unincorporated territory belonging to, but not a part of, the United States that is also claimed by the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Wikipedia

  • East Timor

    Island country in Southeast Asia and Oceania It comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor, the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco, and Oecusse, an exclave on the northwestern side of the island surrounded by Indonesian West Timor. Country's southern neighbour, separated by the Timor Sea. Wikipedia

  • Hawaii

    U.S. state located in the Pacific Ocean. Only state outside North America, the only island state, and the only state in the tropics. Wikipedia

  • Saipan

    Largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands, a commonwealth of the United States in the western Pacific Ocean. 47,565. Wikipedia

  • Niue

    Island country in the South Pacific Ocean, 2400 km northeast of New Zealand. About 261 km2 and its population, predominantly Polynesian, was about 1,600 in 2016. Wikipedia

  • History of the Marshall Islands

    Micronesians settled the Marshall Islands in the 2nd millennium BC, but there are no historical or oral records of that period. Over time, the Marshall Island people learned to navigate over long ocean distances by canoe using traditional stick charts. Wikipedia

  • German New Guinea

    The first part of the German colonial empire. The mainland part of the territory, called Kaiser-Wilhelmsland, became a German protectorate in 1884. Wikipedia

  • Indonesia

    Country in Southeast Asia and Oceania, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It consists of more than seventeen thousand islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, and parts of Borneo (Kalimantan) and New Guinea (Papua). Wikipedia

  • Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

    United Nations trust territory in Micronesia administered by the United States from 1947 to 1994. Spain initially claimed the islands that later comprised the territory of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (TTPI). Wikipedia

  • South Seas Mandate

    League of Nations mandate in the "South Seas" given to the Empire of Japan by the League of Nations following World War I. The mandate consisted of islands in the north Pacific Ocean that had been part of German New Guinea within the German colonial empire until they were occupied by Japan during World War I. Japan governed the islands under the mandate as part of the Japanese colonial empire until World War II, when the United States captured the islands. Wikipedia

  • Solomon Islands

    Sovereign state consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania, to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu. It has a land area of 28400 km2, and a population of 652,858. Wikipedia

  • Papua New Guinea

    Country in Oceania that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia. Port Moresby. Wikipedia

  • Nicaragua

    Largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the northwest, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. Country's capital and largest city and is also the third-largest city in Central America, behind Tegucigalpa and Guatemala City. Wikipedia

  • History of the Pacific Islands

    History of the Pacific Islands covers the history of the islands in the Pacific Ocean. One of the youngest inhabited territories on Earth, and for most of the History of Easter Island it was the most isolated inhabited territory on Earth. Wikipedia


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