Nauru, officially the Republic of Nauru and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country and microstate in Oceania, in the Central Pacific. Its nearest neighbour is Banaba Island in Kiribati, about 300 km to the east. It further lies northwest of Tuvalu, 1,300 km northeast of Solomon Islands, east-northeast of Papua New Guinea, southeast of the Federated States of Micronesia and south of the Marshall Islands. With only a 21 km2 area, Nauru is the third-smallest country in the world behind Vatican City and Monaco, making it the smallest republic as well as the smallest island nation. Its population of about 10,000 is the world’s second-smallest, after Vatican City.

Unsplash photos

These are the most popular photos on Unsplash for Nauru.

Nauru Photographer: Winston Chen

Nauru Photographer: Winston Chen

Nauru Photographer: Sangga Rima Roman Selia

Find even more on

💬 country 🏷 nauru