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Yaren (Nauru)

LC control no.no2014143396
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingYaren (Nauru)
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Geographic subdivision usageNauru--Yaren
Variant(s)Yaren District (Nauru)
Jaren (Nauru)
Yarren (Nauru)
Associated countryNauru
Found inGEOnet, October 29, 2014 (Yaren (approved); Yaren District (approved); Yaren (short); variants: Jaren; Yarren; primary administrative division (ADM1); Nauru; 00°32ʹ50ʺS, 166°55ʹ25ʺE (-.547222, 166.923611))
Wikipedia, October 29, 2014 (Yaren District; Yaren, in earlier times Makwa/Moqua, is a district and constituency of the Pacific nation of Nauru. It is the de facto capital of Nauru. Yaren (and sometimes Aiwo) is usually listed as the capital of Nauru though this is incorrect; the republic does not have cities or an official capital. Yaren is accepted by the United Nations as the "main district"; 0°32ʹ52ʺS 166°55ʹ15ʺE)
The world factbook, via WWW, October 29, 2014 (under Nauru: Capital: no official capital; government offices in Yaren District)
Merriam-Webster's geographical dictionary, 1997 (Yaren. District, SW Nauru; seat of government offices)
Yaren, capital city of Nauru, via website, October 29, 2014 (capital of Yaren)
Not found inThe Columbia gazetteer of the world, 1998