Umwa Village
in Banaba of Gilbert Islands, Kiribati

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-0.871 and 169.542 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -0° 52' 13" and E 169° 32' 30"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - AUD
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:36 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Pacific/Tarawa
UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:35 am and 6:40 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
3.700 and -8.850 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Zaouia bou Said
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Explore Umwa Village

Umwa Village in Banaba (Gilbert Islands) with it's 135 inhabitants is a city in Kiribati about 282 mi (or 453 km) south-west of Tarawa, the country's capital.

Local time in Umwa Village is now 08:36 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Tarawa with an UTC offset of 12 hours. Unfortunatly there are no larger airports in the vicinity of this location. The sidebar provides some ideas about how to get here.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ijuw, Anibare, Anabar, Yaren and Baiti. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

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.

Banaba Island

Banaba Island, an island in the Pacific Ocean, is a solitary raised coral island west of the Gilbert Island chain and 185 miles east of Nauru. It is part of the Republic of Kiribati. It has an area of 6.0 km², and the highest point on the island is also the highest point in Kiribati, at 81 metres (266 ft) high. Along with Nauru and Makatea, it is one of the important elevated phosphate rich islands of the Pacific.

Located at -0.859444, 169.537 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Gilbert Islands, Phosphate mining

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Uma, Ooma