Betio Village
in Tarawa of Gilbert Islands, Kiribati

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.358 and 172.921 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 21' 28" and E 172° 55' 15"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - AUD
Spoken languages:
English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:05 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Pacific/Tarawa
UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:17 am and 6:20 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
3.700 and -8.850 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Zaouia bou Said
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Kiribati in Micronesia

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Kiribati.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Kiribati. Last Update: 2020-12-05 08:27:19

Delve into Betio Village

Betio Village in Tarawa (Gilbert Islands) with it's 12,509 habitants is a town located in Kiribati a little north-west of Tarawa, the country's capital town.

Time in Betio Village is now 12:05 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Tarawa with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Betio Village. The closest airport in Kiribati is Bonriki International Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 25 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Tarawa, Ebon, Kili, and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 81% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Sunday, 6th of December 2020

28°C (82 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Monday, 7th of December 2020

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Tuesday, 8th of December 2020

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

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Winged Artillery - B-25 Squadron in Action (Complete Film)

Published: June 02, 2012
Length: 59:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bob Dorough

"Lefty's Wolf Pack" 7th Army Air Force, 41st Bomb Group, 48th Bomb Squadron in the South Pacific.


[Port Betio] (Betio)

Published: November 07, 2011
Length: 48:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tomohiro Imaizumi

This is the biggest port in this country.


[South Coast with Japanese Army's wreckages] (Betio)

Published: November 07, 2011
Length: 47:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Tomohiro Imaizumi

In the of 1943, here Betio was one of the hardest battlegrounds in South Pacific between the US and Japan. You can see canons, bankers, and commander's building.


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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.

Betio

Betio is an island and a town at the extreme southwest of South Tarawa in Kiribati. The main port of Tarawa Atoll is located there.

Located at 1.35, 172.933 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
South Tarawa

Hawkins Field (Tarawa)

Hawkins Field is a former World War II airfield on Betio, Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands of the Central Pacific. The airfield was named in honor of USMC 1st Lt. William Dean Hawkins who was killed in the battle to recapture Tarawa, and earned the Medal of Honor.

Located at 1.35625, 172.93 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, Airports in Kiribati

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