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Ubenide Constituency within Nauru
|Districts||4 (Baitsi, Denigomodu, Nibok, Uaboe)|
|• Total||4.5 km2 (1.7 sq mi)|
|Members of Parliament||4|
Ubenide is one of the constituencies of Nauru and is made up of the four districts: Baitsi, Denigomodu, Nibok, and Uaboe. It covers an area of 4.5 km², and has a population of 3,300. It returns (as the only constituency) four members to the Parliament of Nauru in Yaren.
Named after the acronym of the 4 districts (Uaboe, BEidi -old name of Baitsi-, NIbok, DEnigomodu), Ubenide is located in northeast coast of Nauru, and borders with the constituencies of Anetan, Anabar, Buada and Aiwo. The phosphate railway crosses the constituency in the hills.
Members of Parliament
- Derog Gioura, who represented Ubenide in the Parliament of Nauru, served as President of Nauru in 2003.
- Russell Kun, who has served as the Republic of Nauru's Justice Minister and as the Speaker of the Parliament of Nauru, formerly represented Ubenide in Parliament.
- David Adeang, formerly Foreign Minister, appointed Speaker of the Parliament of Nauru in 2008, represents Ubenide.
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