are Micronesia and Polynesian origins. Christianity
predominates. 58% of the population is indigenous,
26% of the population are islanders from other
islands in the neighborhood and the rest are Chinese
and Europeans. Total population is about the size of
the 10000. Literacy in the country reached 96
percent and operates the compulsory schooling there
is valid until age 15 years. Candidates may also
study at the University of South Pacific on Nauru,
while in the past was only a branch school in
Australia, which had to be there.
Homosexuality is not tolerated and public
manifestation of homosexuality may be reason for
arrest to jail.
The island was once known for its mining of
phosphates. As one of the three islands was the
leader in the export of guano. The other island are
Banaba in Kiribati and Makatea in French Polynesia.
Guano is the accumulated droppings of seabirds,
which has wide use as a valuable fertilizer, or as
an ingredient in the manufacture of gunpowder.
Today, after logging remaining a few technical
buildings, memories, and especially local history of
Crazy 1st places
Nauru also has the strange leadership, which is
rather funny to sad. In Nauru live too fat people.
More than 90 percent of the people here that have
higher BMI than the world average. It is this
percentage is low and the population shows that
Nauru holds this record. Total time sad world "2nd
place" is another rarity - the island's residents
are up in the 40% diabetics, which is again most of
the world. The first is American Samoa. Forefront of
Nauru to hold the gold in the percentage
distribution of medails and Olympians versus the
number of all residents. in the country is living a
most count of athletes who have been successful
either at the Commonwealth Games or even the
Olympics. Even as the President Marcus Stephen
elected president in 2007, holds several gold
medals. He was successful weightlifters and now he
is also a idol for others. Nauru is a small country
both in the field of sport has built a reputation
with the representation of events as the Olympics.
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