Ngerulmud, capital city of Palau
Ngerulmud is the young capital of Palau, established in 2006 when the government moved its offices from Koror, the former capital. Located on the country's second-largest island, Melekeok, the capital is near many significant stone sights, including Odalmelech, traditional gods carved from stone, Lomech er Ngii el mora Ngeremecheluch, an ancient stone path, and Did el Bad er a Beriber, a stone bridge near an ancient dock.
Carp Island platform to enjoy the view
MELEKEOK Sate Government Office
Underwater life between carp island and german channel
Near blue hole
Near milky way rock islands
Ngerulmud Geographical Location
Ngrulmud is located on the central eastern coast of the island Babeldaob, Palau’s largest island.
Palauan is the official language of Palau and is spoken by the majority of the population in addition to English.
Ngerulmud Predominant Religion
- 41.5% Roman Catholic
- 23% Protestant
- 16.5% None
- 9% Modekngei
- 5% Seventh Day Adventist
- 1% Jehovah’s Witnesses
- 4% Other
Modekgnei is unique to Palau and embraces animist and Christian beliefs.
The official currency of Palau is the US Dollar.
It rains throughout the year in Ngerulmud with the heaviest rainfall occurring between May and September. The temperatures are consistently hot with high humidity.
Ngerulmud Main Attractions
- Japanese War Memorial Site
- Aimeliik Bai
- Malsol’s Tomb
Other Attraction in Ngerulmud
- Badrulchau Stone Monoliths
- Ngardmau Waterfalls