POPULATION (Census 2002)1: 10,084
AREA: 21 sq km
CAPITAL: Yaren (de facto)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONTRIBUTION TO GDP: -
CURRENCY: Australian dollar (AUD)
HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT: President Sprent Dabwido
FORM OF GOVERNMENT: republic
PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM: unicameral
STATE STRUCTURE: unitary
LANGUAGES: English and Nauruan (official).
NATIONAL ELECTIONS: last: April 2010, turnout: -; next: elections planned for 2013 have been postponed
LOCAL ELECTIONS: there is no local government in Nauru
Nauru is a democratic republic with no system of local government.
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