Yaren (de facto)

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Yaren is the de facto capital of Nauru, a small island nation in the Pacific Ocean. It has a population of approximately 1,100 people and is located on the southern coast of the island. Yaren is known for its beautiful beaches, coral reefs, and bird sanctuaries. Popular attractions include the Anibare Bay, the Buada Lagoon, and the Nauru Museum. Cuisine and Food cultureNauruan cuisine is heavily influenced by the cultures of Micronesia, Polynesia, and Melanesia. Popular ingredients include coconut milk, taro, breadfruit, and seafood. One popular dish is coconut crab, which is a type of crab cooked in coconut milk and served with rice. Another popular dish is palusami, which is taro leaves cooked in coconut cream and served with fish or chicken.