Ngatpang (Japanese: ガスパン州) is one of Palau's sixteen states. It comprises an area of around 47 square kilometers in the west of Palau's largest island, Babeldaob, facing onto Ngeremeduu Bay. The state capital is Ngerdubech. It has a population of 282, making it Palau's 9th largest state in population.
Location of Ngatpang in Palau
|• Total||47 km2 (18 sq mi)|
|• Density||6.0/km2 (16/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||PW-224|
The state of Ngatpang, with population of less than 300, has an elected chief executive, governor. The state also has a legislature elected every four years. The state population elects one of the members of the House of Delegates of Palau.
The Ministry of Education operates public schools.
Ibobang Elementary School is in Ibobang. When it opened it relieved Ngatpang Elementary School.
- Cook, Ben. Federated States of Micronesia and Palau. Other Places Publishing, 2010. ISBN 0982261934, 9780982261934. p. 207. " Only about 8% of Palauans practice Modekngei, most of whom reside in the same village, Ibobang. This small town of less than 100 in Ngatpang state[...]"
- "State/National Election Schedule". Palau Election Commission. 5 November 2020.
- "Ibobang Elementary School Archived 2018-08-09 at the Wayback Machine." Ministry of Education (Palau). Retrieved on February 22, 2018.
- "About Archived 2018-03-03 at the Wayback Machine." Palau High School. Retrieved on February 22, 2018.
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