- Nauru is a State of the Western Pacific, in the south of the equator (Micronesia), independent since 1968, whose official name is République of Nauru.
History of Nauru
Nauru was initially colonized by people océaniens (Lapita civilization), Polynesians and of Mélanésiens. 5 000 years ago (3 000 front. J.-C), of the inhabitants of the littoral of China of the South, farmers of millet and rice, start to cross the strait to settle in Taiwan. Towards 2 000 before J.-C., of the migrations take place of Taiwan towards the Philippines. New migrations start soon of the Philippines towards Célèbes and Timor and, the other islands of the archipelago indonésien. Towards 1 500 front. J.-C., another movement carry out of the Philippines in New Guinea and beyond that, the Pacific Islands. Austronésiens are undoubtedly the first navigators of the history of humanity.