Verbruggen and Mokelulu
|10, 9.8146, 90.6812|
|Republic of Verbruggen and Mokelulu|
Republiek Verbruggen en Mokelulu
and largest city
|Demonym||Verbruggenese or Mokeluluan|
Its two atolls are named for explorer Gijsbert Verbruggen and a native word of which the origin is unknown.
Before independence, Verbruggen and Mokelulu was a Lentian colony.
Government and politics
Verbruggen and Mokelulu's largest administrative divisions are the two atolls Verbruggen Atoll and Mokelulu Atoll. Both atolls have a governor (gouverneur) and an atoll council (atolraad). The second level of administrative divisions consists of the municipalities (gemeenten). All municipalities are headed by a mayor (burgemeester) and elect a municipal council (gemeenteraad).
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