Nauru

Republic in Oceania

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Nauru, officially the Republic of Nauru and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia, a subregion of Oceania, in the Central Pacific. Its nearest neighbour is Banaba Island in Kiribati, 300 kilometres (190Β mi) to the east. It further lies northwest of Tuvalu, north of the Solomon Islands, east-northeast of Papua New Guinea, southeast of the Federated States of Micronesia and south of the Marshall Islands. With only a 21-square-kilometre (8.1Β sqΒ mi) area, Nauru is the third-smallest country in the world behind Vatican City and Monaco, making it the smallest state in the South Pacific Ocean, the smallest state outside of Europe, the smallest island state, and the smallest republic. Additionally, its population of 11,347 is the world’s third smallest, after the Vatican and Tuvalu.

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Asylum seekers and refugee advocates say mental health is continuing to deteriorate on Manus Island and Nauru, after a Coalition victory at the election..
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

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Asylum seekers and refugee advocates say mental health is continuing to deteriorate on Manus Island and Nauru, after a Coalition victory at the election..
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

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