Palau

Palau travel advice

After three decades as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific under US administration, this westernmost cluster of the Caroline Islands opted for independence in 1978 rather than join the Federated States of Micronesia. A Compact of Free Association with the US was approved in 1986 but not ratified until 1993. It entered into force the following year when the islands gained independence.

Location – Oceania, group of islands in the North Pacific Ocean, southeast of the Philippines

Travel Alerts

Leisure

Information

 Australia  Places to stay Guides
 New Zealand Travel videos  Travel health
 UK Tours Airports
 US  Weather forecast
 Canada
Print Friendly, PDF & Email