Melekeok

Melekeok, town (est. pop. 261), the capital of the Pacific island nation of Palau, located on the E coast of Babeldaob, Palau's largest island. Melekeok is the site of a modern complex of government buildings, completed in 2006. The capital was moved there from Oreor in 2006.

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