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|• Total||1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||26 m (85 ft)|
It is located in the west of the island. It covers an area of 1.1 square kilometres (0.42 sq mi) and has a population of 1,300. It is sometimes called the unofficial capital city of Nauru; Nauru does not have an official capital city, and it is more common for Yaren to be cited as such.
The majority of the Nauruan industry is located in Aiwo. Among the facilities in Aiwo are:
- The Aiue Boulevard
- Nauru International Port
- The Chinatown of Nauru
- The OD-N-Aiwo Hotel, one of two hotels in Nauru. Privately owned, it is also the tallest building in Nauru
- The Linkbelt Oval sports stadium
- The powerhouse
- Formerly, the Nauru campus of the University of the South Pacific (moved to Yaren in 2018)
- The Nauru Local Government Council chambers and offices
- The Nauru Phosphate Corporation processing facilities and cantilever
The primary and secondary schools serving all of Nauru are Yaren Primary School in Yaren District (years 1-3), Nauru Primary School in Meneng District (years 4-6), Nauru College in Denigomodu District (years 7-9), and Nauru Secondary School (years 10-12) in Yaren District.
- "Contact Us." Australian High Commission in Nauru. Retrieved on September 29, 2018. "Australian High Commission in the Republic of Nauru Address: MQ45 & MQ43 NPC OE Aiwo District Republic of Nauru"
- Home. Embassy of the Republic of China in Nauru. Retrieved on September 29, 2018. "1st.,Civic Center, Aiwo District, Republic of Nauru"
- Document by the." OHCHR. Retrieved on 8 July 2018. "The Education system is comprised of 10 schools, there are District Infant schools each[...]and finally Nauru Secondary School (Years 10-12) where compulsory education end at Year 12.[...]"
- "Attitudinal Survey Report on the Delivery of HIV and Sexual Reproductive Health Education in School Settings in Nauru HIV and Sexual Reproductive Health Education in School Settings in Nauru."
- Brandjes, Denis (preparer). "Page 1 THE COMMONWEALTH OF LEARNING School Networking in the Pacific Island States An Environmental Scan and Plan for the Establishment of Schoolnets for the Pacific Island States." April 2002. p. 49 (PDF p. 51).
- "Nauru Campus." University of the South Pacific. March 17, 2011. Retrieved on September 29, 2018. "It is currently located in the Aiwo District."
- "Nauru Campus." University of the South Pacific. Retrieved on September 29, 2018. "2018 is indeed a year of celebrations. We will soon be moving to our spectacular new, state-of-the-art campus at the Learning Village in Yaren District."
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