Palau Contiguous Zone (24 Nautical Miles)

Date created: 19 July 2021 Version 3

Title 27 of the Palau National Code as amended by the Act (SIXTH OLBIIL ERA KELULAU) to Amend Chapter 1 of Title 27 of the Palau National Code defines the contiguous zone of each island or atoll is the seaward boundary of the territorial sea, and the outer boundary is a line, every point of which is 24 nautical miles seaward of the nearest point on the baseline which is defined as a continuous line which encircles an island or atoll.

Work is still in progress to publish Palau’s 24 nautical miles zone on UN DOALOS. As such this layer is extracted from the Global Marine Regions Open Database platform (

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Issued 2021-07-19
Modified 2022-05-10
Version 3
Language English
DCAT Type Dataset
Publisher Name The Pacific Community (SPC)
Contact Point SPC Maritime Boundaries
Contact Name Malakai Vakautawale
Contact Email [email protected]