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Uaboe District within Nauru
|• Total||0.8 km2 (0.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||20 m (70 ft)|
Uaboe (also known as Waboe) is a district in the island nation of Nauru, located in the northwest of the island.
Covering about 0.8 km², Uaboe has a population of 330. Uaboe is the second-smallest district in Nauru. It is the only district other than Boe to have an area less than 1.0 km². The Nauru Local Government Council lands office is located in Uaboe, and the district is a part of the Ubenide Constituency. Uaboe is also the highest settlement in Nauru.
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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Nauru:
Topics related to Nauru include:
Education in Nauru is compulsory for children between the ages of 5 and 16. There are eleven schools in Nauru, including three primary schools and two secondary schools. There is an Able/Disable Centre for children with special needs. Education at these schools is free. In 2011, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade reported that 3,026 children were enrolled at Nauru's schools. The Minister for Education is the Hon. Charmaine Scotty, MP from 2013.
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