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An island state in the Philippine Sea of the Pacific Ocean associated with the United States. The nearest neighbor is the Philippines: the distance to it is 800 km. The country's economy is based on tourism, fishing and crafts.
Palau is located on 343 islands. About 1,500 species of fish and 130 species of sharks live in coastal waters, while the islands themselves are home to rare mammals and flowering plants, including orchids. Tourists come for beach holidays and diving.
Grounds for obtaining a Palau passport
Birth to citizens of the country
Marriage to a citizen of the country
Work for the country's government
Special services to the state
Obtaining a Palau passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants
Knowledge of state language
Assimilation or cultural knowledge
Stable financial status
No criminal records