Nauru Population and cities
Countryaah website, Nauru has about 11,000 residents. It is certainly of interest
that Naru is the percentage of the population that is overweight in the world. -
followed by the men in the US and New Zealand.
For comparison, Germany ranks 10th for men and 17th for women. The fewest
overweight people live in India, Bangladesh and the Republic of the Congo.
The population is made up of about 58% Nauruanians, 26% other
Pacific islanders, 8% Chinese and 8% Europeans.
The main religion is Christianity, which is composed as follows:
Protestants 66%, Catholics 33%.
The official language is Nauruan, but it is not used as a written
language. In addition, English is very widespread and is also the written
Capital, other cities
There is no official capital. The seat of government
of Nauru is in Yaru.
Nauru: Geography and Map
Defined by DigoPaul, the state of Nauru consists of an island, more precisely an atoll on the tip
of an extinct volcano. The island is 7 km long, from north to south, and 5 km
wide, from west to east, and covers an area of around 21.3 km² - with a sea
area of approx. 320,000 km². Nauru is located in the middle of the southern
Pacific, 42 km south of the equator. The length of the coast to the Pacific is
around 30 km.
The highest point on the island is 61 m high and is called Command Ridge.
The next neighboring island is Banaba, which belongs to Kiribati and is 305 km
east of Nauru.
Tidal range in Nauru
In Nauru, the mean tidal range is 2 to 3 m.
The world's highest tidal range can be found in the Bay of Fundy in Canada,
where it is up to 16 meters, and at spring tide even over 20 meters. The Bay of
Fundy is located on the Atlantic between the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick
and Nova Scotia, which is called Nova Scotia in German and whose capital is
On the German North Sea coast it varies between one and three meters. In the
western Baltic Sea, on the other hand, the tidal range is only 0.3 meters, while
it is barely noticeable in the eastern Baltic Sea.
Longitude and latitude
Nauru is located at the following latitude (abbreviation Δφ) and longitude
|Δφ = around 0 ° 32 'south
Δλ = around 166 ° 55' east
You can find detailed information on this subject under: Geographical
longitude and latitude.
For Nauru, the following value applies to Central European Time (CET), i.e.
the time without summer time. A minus sign means that it is earlier there, a
plus sign that it is later than CET:
More detailed explanations of the time can be found under: Time zones,
The highest point of the sun in Nauru
Nauru is located at a southern latitude of around φ = 0 ° 30 ', almost at the
equator and thus in the middle of the tropics.
If the sun or its pixel is exactly above the island, i.e. at 0 ° 30 'S, the sun
is exactly perpendicular there. This happens exactly twice a year, roughly 2
days before March 21st and 2 days after September 21st.
With a total coastline of 30 km, Nauru borders the Pacific Ocean - more
precisely, Nauru is located in the South Pacific, the so-called South
Pacific. This region of the Pacific Ocean includes the Polynesian Islands as
well as parts of Melanesia and Micronesia.