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The capital of Palau, on the eastern shore of an island in the northeast part of the country. Melekeok became the seat of Palau's government in 2006.
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(Note: Government offices moved to a new National Capitol Building complex located at Ngerulmud, Melekeok State.)
Eight (6%) of the assays derive from excavations in Melekeok, three (2%) from the minimal tests in Airai, two (2%) from Ngarchelong, and one (1%) each from Ngchesar and Ngerekebesang, a part of Oreor.
The Times atlas will also mark name changes such as Melekeok, which takes over from Koror as the new capital of the island of Palau in the Pacific Ocean.
Taiwan also lent $20 million for the construction of a new capital city, Melekeok, locally referred to as "Washington Jr." for its architectural resemblance to Capitol Hill.