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Peleliu Island...

White beaches..........pristine coral reefs..........ideal for diving and fishing grounds...

Peleliu is rapidly becoming one of the favorite destinations for visitors to Palau. Stretching North and South, Peleliu is about eight (8) miles long and approximately three (3)miles at its widest point. Reachable by speedboat or plane, Peleliu is twenty-six (26) miles south-west of Koror and seven (7) miles north-east of Angaur. Click Here for Map of Peleliu

Once the heart of Japanese defences in Palau during World War II, there are over 500 natural and man-made caves all over the island which were used by the Japanese military. During the Battle of Peleliu, over 12,000 Americans and Japanese perished in a period of three months. More than 2,200 tons of ammunition resulted in one of the fiercest campaigns of the entire Pacific war. Even today, war relics are still visible throughout the island.

For more information about Peleliu, please contact:

Peleliu State Office

Tel: (680) 345-2967

Tel/Fax: (680) 488-1817

Message from the Governor of Peleliu State







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