in Îles Tuamotu-Gambier, French Polynesia
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -14.942 and -147.702 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -14° 56' 30" and W -147° 42' 7"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Franc - XPF
- Spoken languages:
- French, Tahitian
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 01:58 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Tahiti
- UTC/GMT offset: -9 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:14 am and 6:13 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 14.931 and 32.309 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Al Qiwez Abu al Hasan
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Avatoru in Îles Tuamotu-Gambier is located in French Polynesia about 218 mi (or 351 km) north-east of Papeete, the country's capital.
Local time in Avatoru is now 01:58 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Tahiti with an UTC offset of -10 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Avatoru. The closest airport in French Polynesia is Rangiroa Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Papeete, Uturoa, , and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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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.
Avatoru is the chief town of Rangiroa, a coral atoll in the Tuamotu Archipelago. It is located in the northwestern part of the atoll, and is home to the atoll's administration buildings, its post office and several churches. Rangiroa Airport is located 5.5 km Southeast of Avatoru. The atoll's black pearl industry is centered here as well. Its population is approximately 700. It is one of two villages located on Rangiroa, the other being Tiputa, located approximately 7 km southeast of Avatoru.
Rangiroa Airport is an airport on the island of Rangiroa, French Polynesia. The airport is located on the northwestern edge of the atoll, 5.5 km southeast of Avatoru. The airport was built in 1965. Air Tahiti has regular daily flights connecting Rangiroa to other atolls of the French Polynesia. In 2009, 84,710 passengers utilized the airport.
Avatoru Pass is located on the northwestern portion of the Rangiroa lagoon in the Tuamotu Islands of French Polynesia. It is located immediately to the West of the village of Avatoru. There are only two major passes on Rangiroa, the other being Tiputa Pass. The latter is located approximately 8 km Southeast of Avatoru Pass. The Pass is a popular scuba diving location, although the Tiputa Pass is generally preferred by divers.