Ulimang

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The village of Ulimang is where the Ngaraard State Office (Ngaraard Branch) is located. Note: Another state office branch is located in Meketii, Koror. Ngaraard Elementary school is located here. Ulimang's coast is an orange, sandy beach, and a small, high dock reaching out into the ocean. There is a large, red, public resting house near the dock. The villages of Ngesang in Elab are located north of this village. To the west is Ngebuked and to the south is Ngkeklau.

Ngaraard State in Palau

Ngaraard is the eighth state of the Republic of Palau, and was originally named Kerradel. Ngaraard is located on the northern tip of Babeldaob directly adjacent to Ngarchelong state. There are five hamlets in Ngaraard, including Choll, Elab, Ngebuked, Ngkeklau and the state capital, Ulimang, located on the eastern shore of the state. Previously, the capital of Ngaraard was the village of Ngebuked, where the traditional leader of the state, Maderangebuked, lived and reigned. There is a saying in Ngaraard, A rengud a dokngei, meaning "everyone works together as one in spirit and in the heart."

Ngesang, a small portion of the village of Elab is an area where most of Elab's inhabitants live. It is also the location of Ngaraard's Bethania High School for girls. Ngesang is located on the eastern shore of Ngaraard State. It has shady beaches canopied with large trees. On the northern end of Ngesang is the beginning of the ancient stone pathways that connects the east and the west coasts. Ngesang is also the location of the Catholic Church of Ngaraard.

Elab (Chelab) is a village in the state of Ngaraard, north of the villages of Ngebuked and Ulimang. It is the home to Ngaraard's only private Christian (Protestant) high school, Bethania Girl's High School in Ngesang, a small portion of Elab village. In Ngesang, there is a Catholic church located here and a beautiful, white and shady beach, with rock outcroppings.

How to get to Ulimang is to go north on the compact road and when you see a sign that says Ngebuked, go down that road and turn right. Keep on driving straight along the road until you see a sign that says Ngaraard Evangelical Church. When you see it, you are in Ulimang.

Coordinates: 7°37′N134°38′E / 7.617°N 134.633°E / 7.617; 134.633

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