Tarawa, Kiribati

Tarawa is a mid-size place in the region of Gilbert Islands in Kiribati with a population of approximately 40,311 people and is one of the largest places in Kiribati. Tarawa is also the capital of Kiribati. Find all facts and information about Tarawa.

Facts and figures on Tarawa at a glance

Name: Tarawa (Tarawa)
Status: Mid-size place and capital of Kiribati
Population: 40,311 people
Region name (Level 2): Tarawa
Region name (Level 1): Gilbert Islands
Country: Kiribati
Continent: Oceania

Tarawa is located in the region of Gilbert Islands and is also the regional capital of this region.

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Facts and figures about Tarawa
Tarawa TarawaMid-size place / Capital of Kiribati40,311 peopleGilbert Islands Gilbert Islands

Map of Tarawa

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Information on Tarawa

Information on Tarawa
Place nameRegion name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Tarawa TarawaTarawa TarawaGilbert Islands Gilbert IslandsKiribatiOceania

Time in Tarawa

Time in Tarawa
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 22 Feb 2024 - 12:36pm (12:36h)NoThu, 22 Feb 2024 - 12:36pm (12:36h)UTC +12.0Pacific/Tarawa

Geographic coordinates of Tarawa

Latitude & Longitude of Tarawa
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map1°19'40.1"N (1.3278000°)172°58'37.1"E (172.9769600°)

Distances from Tarawa

Distances from Tarawa
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
147 km north of the equator19,198 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Tarawa

Places around Tarawa

3 places found within 5 km around Tarawa. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Tarawa
Bairiki Village Bairiki Village2,7660.3 km 0.2 mishow
Nanikai Village Nanikai Village8032.3 km 1.5 mishow
Teaoraereke Village Teaoraereke Village3,9393.9 km 2.4 mishow

Airports around Tarawa

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External sources of information on Tarawa

Tarawa on Wikipedia