This is our first week for the GlobalGiving Challenge, and we’re off to a good start. Our goal is to raise $4000 from people 50 people by December 31 for a project that benefits the National Archives of Palau.
Here are some interesting facts about the country:
-Palau is also known as Belau.
– Palau was accidentally discovered by the shipwrecked crew of Captain Henry Wilson when he reached the shores of Ulong in 1783.
-In 1947, USA began administration of Palau, and under the United Nations authority, the islands became a part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
-In 1981, The Republic of Palau came into existence.
-Palau’s currency is the U.S. dollar.
-English, Japanese, Palauan and 3 other local languages are the languages spoken in the country.
-There are between 250 to 300 Floating Garden Islands, known as The Rock Islands. These islands are made up of lime stones and are typically uninhabited.
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