Babeldaob (also Babelthuap) is the largest island in the island nation of Palau. Melekeok (məˈleɪkeɪoʊk in English is a town and one of Palau 's sixteen states. Palau, officially the Republic of Palau (Beluu er a Belau is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, some 500 miles (800  km) east Its area, 331 km² (128 mi²), makes up over 70% of the area of the entire country. It is located northeast of Koror and contains the site of the new national capital, Melekeok. Koror is the state comprising the main commercial center of the Republic of Palau. Melekeok (məˈleɪkeɪoʊk in English is a town and one of Palau 's sixteen states.
Unlike most of the islands of Palau, Babeldaob is mountainous. It contains Palau's highest point, the 242 meter tall Mount Ngerchelchuus. Mount Ngerchelchuus is the Republic of Palau 's highest point located at the border of the states of Ngardmau and Ngaremlengui, on the island of Babeldaob
Palau's second-most populous state, Airai, makes up the southern end of the island. Airai, located on the southern coast of Babeldaob island is the second-most populous state of Palau. Airai contains the nation's chief airport, as well as a bridge to Koror. An airport is a location where Aircraft such as airplanes, Helicopters and blimps take off and land The Koror-Babeldaob Bridge is a bridge in Palau that connects Koror and Babeldaob Islands
Babeldaob encompasses 10 of the 16 states of Palau:Aimeliik is an administrative division of the island country of Palau. Airai, located on the southern coast of Babeldaob island is the second-most populous state of Palau. Melekeok (məˈleɪkeɪoʊk in English is a town and one of Palau 's sixteen states. Ngaraard is the eighth state of the Republic of Palau, and was originally named Kerradel Ngarchelong is the name of an administrative division of the country of Palau. Ngardmau is one of Palau 's sixteen states and is located on the west side of Babeldaob between the states of Ngaraard and Ngeremlengui. Ngatpang 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 Ngchesar is in Palau. It is also the location of the Mangrove trees where shrimp and prawns thrive Ngeremlengui is one of Palau 's sixteen states. Ngiwal is a small village of 250 people on the east side of Babeldaob, Palau.