Inhabitants of the small (and potato-shaped) Republic of Nauru They were long considered one of the richest in the world. Formerly known as Pleasant Island, Nauru supplied Australia with a large quantity of fertilizers. This made their economy skyrocket. These businesses were possible thanks to the discovery in 1900 of some large deposits of phosphates.
But in 2005There was a radical change in the economy, and Nauru is currently an almost unsuccessful state with an uncertain future, depending on injections of money from other countries to stay afloat. Life there is not too easy, as there are hardly any commercial products and the job it is very rare. Far from the joy of the intoxicating fortunes of the 70s and 80s, the inhabitants have become reluctant people with visitors.
Nauru do not It is the easy place to visit. Access is subject to the vagaries of transportation, weather, and the immigration department. With the closure of the phosphate mines, hospitality services such as hotels, restaurants, and car rentals (if they exist) are minimal. Despite of pessimism Economic today, the island continues to offer glimpses of its former liking.
Pretty cliffs, very wide wilderness areas, etc. They will delight all those who want to spend a few days in the area. For lovers of World War II it is ideal, as you will find vestiges of the Japanese occupation scattered around the island.
INSIDE NAURU - the world's least visited country (January 2021)