Along with other Pacific Islands, Palau was made a part of the United States-governed Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands in 1947.
Having voted against joining the Federated States of Micronesia in 1979, the islands gained full sovereignty in 1994 under a Compact of Free Association with the United States.
- There are 5 seaports in Palau.
Tourist Attraction#There are more than 250 islands in Palau—though most people live in the capital city.
- The national dish of Palau is Qabili.
- Text marked as italic is taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palau unter CC