in Provincia de Isla de Pascua of Región de Valparaíso, Chile
- Mataveri Airport (1 mi)
- Rapa Nui National Park (Unesco heritage, 58 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -27° 9' 17" and W -109° 25' 56"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Peso - CLP
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 07:12 PM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Easter
- UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:37 am and 6:54 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 27.166 and 70.553 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Discover Hanga Roa
Hanga Roa in Provincia de Isla de Pascua (Región de Valparaíso) with it's 3,304 citizens is a place in Chile about 2,340 mi (or 3,766 km) west of Santiago, the country's capital city.
Current time in Hanga Roa is now 07:12 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Easter with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 1 airports near Hanga Roa. The closest airport in Chile is Mataveri Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Rapa Nui National Park in a distance of 58 mi (or 94 km), East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Hangaroa Eco Village & Spa
Hotel Hare Boutik
Iorana Isla de Pascua Hotel
Hotel Oceania Rapa Nui
Marae Premium Cabins
Videos from this area
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Tour Astonishing Easter Island: Hanga Roa Town
http://www.TravelsWithSheila.com Most travelers come to Easter Island on a 4 day/3 night package, as did we and then explore the exact same sights in the exact same order. We selected Hotel...
Tauraa Hotel Tour in Hanga Roa, Easter Island
A short tour around the Tauraa Hotel in Hanga Roa on Easter Island (Rapa Nui, Isla de Pascua). I stayed at the Tauraa Hotel for five nights and could not be happier with my stay. About...
Moai @ Hanga Roa
Moai @ Hanga Roa village. http://www.sekai1.co.jp/yappy/ ブログ「有給休暇で地球を闊歩・ビジネスマン40日間世界一周」
Polynesia Isla de Pascua Hanga Roa. Ennio 2010
Foto e clips del soggiorno all' Isola di Pasqua im Maggio 2010.
Hanga Roa Township on Easter Island
http://easterislandguidebook.com The town of Hanga Roa follows the coast at one end of Easter Island. The view is of the bay where the cargo ships anchor to unload and where most of the surfing...
Hanga Roa from Puna Pau
http://easterislandguidebook.com Puna Pau is the volcanic scoria quarry where the topknots for the Moai were made. From here there is a panoramic view of the town of Hanga Roa on Easter Island....
Video of the total eclips at Ahu Orongo, Hanga Roa, Rapa Nui on 11 july 2010. Made during the SNP trip "Ogen die naar de hemel kijken"
Matato'a - Danses et chants - île de Pâques
Le Groupe Matato'a interprète des musiques et danses de l'île de Pâques, au restaurant « du bout du monde» à Hanga Roa. C'est un métissage musical (latino, rock, reggae, pop, jazz...)...
Unsere Reise um die Welt. 11.03.2014 Hangaroa - Osterinsel - Chile. 77. Video.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Hanga Roa is the main town, harbour and capital of the Chilean province of Easter Island. It is located in the southern part of the island's west coast, in the lowlands between the extinct volcanoes of Terevaka and Rano Kau. The population of 3,304 (2002 census) comprises 87 percent of the total population of the island.
Rano Raraku is a volcanic crater formed of consolidated volcanic ash, or tuff, and located on the lower slopes of Terevaka in the Rapa Nui National Park on Easter Island. It was a quarry for about 500 years until the early eighteenth century, and supplied the stone from which about 95% of the island's known monolithic sculptures were carved. Rano Raraku is a visual record of moai design vocabulary and technological innovation, where 397 moai remain.
Motu Nui (large island in the Rapa Nui language) is the largest of three islets just south of Easter Island and is the most westerly place in Chile. All three islets have sea birds but Motu Nui was also an essential location for the Tangata manu ("Bird Man") cult which was the island religion between the moai era and the Christian era (the people of the island were converted to Roman Catholicism in the 1860s).
Mataveri International Airport
Mataveri International Airport or Isla de Pascua Airport is located at Hanga Roa on Rapa Nui (Isla de Pascua in Spanish). The most remote airport in the world, Mataveri International Airport is 3,759 kilometres from Santiago, Chile (SCL) which has scheduled flights to it on the Chilean carrier LAN Airlines (formerly LanChile).
Rapa Nui National Park
Rapa Nui National Park is a World Heritage Site located on Easter Island, Chile. The park is divided into seven sections: Rano Kau Puna Pau (named after the quarry where the pukao were carved). Rano Raraku (named after the quarry where most of the moai were carved). Anakena - Ovahe Ahu Akivi Costa Norte Hanga Roa (Urban Area).
Motu Iti (Rapa Nui)
Motu Iti, or Little island in the Rapa Nui language, is a small uninhabited islet near Motu Nui, about a mile from Rano Kau on the south western corner of Easter Island, a Chilean island in the Pacific. It has a land area of 1.6 hectares, which makes it the second largest of the five satellite islands of Easter Island, after Motu Nui.
Orongo is a stone village and ceremonial centre at the southwestern tip of Rapa Nui. The first half of the ceremonial village's 53 stone masonry houses were investigated and restored in 1974 by American archaeologist William Mulloy. In 1976 Mulloy assisted by Chilean archaeologists Claudio Cristino and Patricia Vargas completed the restoration of the whole complex which was subsequently investigated by Cristino in 1985 and 1995.
Anakena is a white coral sand beach in Rapa Nui National Park on Rapa Nui, a Chilean island in the Pacific Ocean. Anakena has two ahus, one with a single moai and the other with six. It also has a palm grove and a car park. Anakena is unusual for Easter Island in that it is one of only two small sandy beaches in an otherwise rocky coastline.
Ahu Tongariki is the largest ahu on Rapa Nui/Easter Island. Its moai were toppled during the island's civil wars and in the twentieth century the ahu was swept inland by a tsunami. It has since been restored and has fifteen moai including an 86 tonne moai that was the heaviest ever erected on the island. Ahu Tongariki is one kilometer from Rano Raraku and Poike in the Hotu-iti area of Rapa Nui National Park. All the moai here face sunset during Summer Solstice.
Ahu Akivi is an ahu with seven moai on Rapa Nui in Chilean Polynesia. The ahu and its moai were restored in 1960 by the American archaeologist William Mulloy and his Chilean colleague, Gonzalo Figueroa García-Huidobro. Mulloy's work on the Akivi-Vaiteka Complex was supported by the Fulbright Foundation and by grants from the University of Wyoming, the University of Chile and the International Fund for Monuments.
Puna Pau is a quarry in a small crater or cinder cone on the outskirts of Hanga Roa in the south west of Easter Island. Puna Pau also gives its name to one of the seven regions of the Rapa Nui National Park. Puna Pau was the sole source of the red scoria that the Rapanui used to carve the pukao (topknots) that they put on the heads of some of their iconic moai statues. The stone from Puna Pau was also used for a few non-standard moai including Tukuturi and also for some petroglyphs.
The Tahai Ceremonial Complex is an archaeological site on Rapa Nui in Chilean Polynesia. Restored in 1974 by the late Dr. William Mulloy, an American archaeologist, Tahai comprises three principal ahu from north to south: Ko Te Riku (with restored eyes), Tahai, and Vai Ure. Visible in the distance from Tahai are two restored ahu at Hanga Kio'e, projects that Mulloy undertook in 1972.
Ahu Vinapu is an archaeological site on Rapa Nui in Chilean Polynesia. The ceremonial center of Vinapu includes one of the larger ahu on Rapa Nui. The ahu exhibits extraordinary stonemasonry consisting of large, carefully fitted slabs of basalt. The American archaeologist, William Mulloy investigated the site in 1958.
Hanga Roa: Easter Island (Pascua) − Looking to North-West, Hanga Roa (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Hanga Roa, هانجا روا, Горад Ханга-Роа, Ханга Роа, האנגה רואה, ハンガロア, ჰანგა-როა, 항가로아, Hanaroa, Ханга-Роа, Анга-Роа, கங்கா உரோவா, ہانگا روا, 安加罗阿