Boe District

Boe is a district in the country of Nauru. It is the only district of Boe Constituency.

Boe
Nauru Airport is located between Boe and Yaren
Nauru Airport is located between Boe and Yaren
Boe District within Nauru
Boe District within Nauru
Coordinates: 0°32′30″S 166°54′51″E / 0.54167°S 166.91417°E / -0.54167; 166.91417Coordinates: 0°32′30″S 166°54′51″E / 0.54167°S 166.91417°E / -0.54167; 166.91417
Country Nauru
ConstituencyBoe
Area
 • Total0.5 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total851
 • Density1,702/km2 (4,410/sq mi)
Time zone(UTC+12)
Area code(s)+674

HistoryEdit

On September 5, 2019, the Pacific Light House Church (Born Again Christian Church) was opened in the district.

GeographyEdit

Boe is located in the southwest of the island. It borders on the districts of Aiwo, Yaren along the coastline, and Buada inland.

It covers an area of 0.5 km², and has a population of 950. It is the smallest and most densely populated district in Nauru. The elevation above sea level is about 5 metres.

EducationEdit

Boe Infant School is in Boe.[1] 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.[2]

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Education Statistics Digest 2015." Department of Education (Nauru). Retrieved on July 8, 2018. p. 47 (PDF p. 47).
  2. ^ 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.[...]"

External linksEdit

  Media related to Boe at Wikimedia Commons