Commonwealth Local Government Forum

Nauru

Key facts:

POPULATION (2011 Census): 10,084
AREA2: 21 sq km
CAPITAL: Yaren (de facto)
CURRENCY: Australian dollar (AUD)
HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT: President Baron Waqa
FORM OF GOVERNMENT: republic
PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM: unicameral
STATE STRUCTURE: unitary
LANGUAGES: English and Nauruan (official)
NATIONAL ELECTIONS: last: June 2013 turnout: na next: 2016
LOCAL ELECTIONS: there is no local government in Nauru
WOMEN COUNCILLORS: na
LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE as a percentage of total government
expenditure 2013/143: na

Summary

Nauru is a democratic republic with no system of local government.

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Mayor Lawrence Yule
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Hon Atarake Nataara

 

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