Commonwealth Local Government Forum

Nauru

Key facts:

POPULATION (2020 estimate): 12,700
AREA (UN 2006): 21 sq km
CAPITAL: Yaren (de facto)
CURRENCY: Australian dollar (AUD)
HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT: President Lionel Aingimea
FORM OF GOVERNMENT: republic
PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM: unicameral
STATE STRUCTURE: unitary
LANGUAGES: English and Nauruan (official)
NATIONAL ELECTIONS: last: 2019, turnout: 95.5%; next: 2022
WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT (2019) 10.5%
LOCAL ELECTIONS: there is no local government
WOMEN COUNCILLORS: there is no local government
LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE as a percentage of total government expenditure 2020: there is no local government

Summary

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

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Board Members for the Pacific region

Board Members

Mayor Lawrence Yule
Mayor Troy Pickard
Hon Atarake Nataara

 

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