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Palau History

The first settlement on Palau probably took place some 2,500 years ago by the Indonesian archipelago. After the Spaniards visited the islands in 1543, Palau came under Spanish control. The formal annexation was made in 1886. Germany bought the islands in 1899, and then they, together with the Marshall Islands, were known as German Micronesia.… Read More »