Nanikai Village
in Tarawa of Gilbert Islands, Kiribati

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.330 and 172.998 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 19' 48" and E 172° 59' 52"
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: 12:06 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Pacific/Tarawa
UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:18 am and 6:25 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
3.700 and -8.850 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Zaouia bou Said
References
This place on Geonames.org

Discover Nanikai Village

Nanikai Village in Tarawa (Gilbert Islands) with it's 803 citizens is a town in Kiribati a little east of Tarawa, the country's capital city.

Current time in Nanikai Village is now 12:06 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Tarawa with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports near Nanikai Village. The closest airport in Kiribati is Bonriki International Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Tarawa, Ebon, , and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 63%
Air Pressure 1010.3 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 6% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 21st of September 2019

29°C (84 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 22nd of September 2019

29°C (84 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 23rd of September 2019

29°C (84 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

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.

Geography of Kiribati

This article describes the geography of the Republic of Kiribati. Kiribati consists of 32 atolls and one island scattered over all four hemispheres in an expanse of ocean equivalent in size to the continental United States. The islands lie roughly halfway between Hawaiʻi and Australia in the Micronesian region of the South Pacific. The three main island groupings are the Gilbert Islands, Phoenix Islands, and Line Islands.

Located at 1.41667, 173 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Kiribati

Battle of Tarawa

The Battle of Tarawa (US code name Operation Galvanic) was a battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II, largely fought from November 20 to November 23, 1943. It was the first American offensive in the critical central Pacific region. It was also the first time in the war that the United States faced serious Japanese opposition to an amphibious landing. Previous landings met little or no initial resistance.

Located at 1.42694, 172.976 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, Kiribati in World War II, 1943 in Kiribati, Wars involving Kiribati, World War II operations and battles of the Pacific Theatre

Tarawa

Tarawa is an atoll in the Republic of Kiribati, in the central Pacific Ocean. North Tarawa has much in common with other, more remote islands of the Gilberts group, while South Tarawa is the capital of Kiribati and home to over 50,000 people - half of the country's total population. The island is best known by outsiders as the site of the Battle of Tarawa during World War II.

Located at 1.43333, 173 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tarawa

South Tarawa

South Tarawa (in Gilbertese Tarawa Teinainano) is the capital and hub of the Republic of Kiribati and home to approximately half of Kiribati's total population. As at the 2010 Census its population was of 50,182 (including Betio). The South Tarawa population center consists of all the small islets from Betio in the West to Bonriki in the East, connected by the South Tarawa main road.

Located at 1.43333, 173 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
South Tarawa, Populated places in Kiribati, Capitals in Oceania

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 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
South Tarawa

Bonriki International Airport

Bonriki International Airport is an international airport in Kiribati, serving as the main gateway to the country. It is located in its capital, South Tarawa, which a group of islets in the atoll of Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands. Fiji's national carrier, Air Pacific, and Kiribati's state-owned airline, Air Kiribati, both connect Kiribati with Nadi, which is Air Pacific's hub and Fiji's main international gateway.

Located at 1.38167, 173.147 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Kiribati, South Tarawa, Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Pacific

House of Assembly (Kiribati)

The House of Assembly of Kiribati has 46 members, 44 elected for a four year term in single-seat and multi-seat constituencies, 1 delegate from Banaba Island and 1 ex-officio member (the Attorney General). Created by the Constitution of 12 July 1979, its seat has been at Ambo on South Tarawa since October 2000. From 1979 to 2000, it was at Bairiki. The current Kiribati Electoral Commissioner is Rine Ueara.

Located at 1.35028, 173.039 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Parliaments by country, Government of Kiribati, Unicameral legislatures, National legislatures, 1979 establishments

Bairiki National Stadium

Bairiki National Stadium is located in Bairiki, Kiribati. It is the national stadium and the home of Kiribati's national football team. The stadium's capacity is around 2,500.

Located at 1.32917, 172.977 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Kiribati, South Tarawa

Bikeman Island

Bikeman Island is a submerged islet about a half-hour's canoe ride Northeast of Betio, Kiribati. Due to changing currents and the construction of a causeway between Betio and Bairiki, Bikeman has been submerged since the early 1990s. If one were to stand on Bikeman today, the water would reach up to one's knees. A picture of Bikeman circa 1976 is available on Flickr.

Located at 1.38333, 173 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Uninhabited islands of Kiribati, South Tarawa, Former islands

Abaokoro

Abaokoro is a settlement in Kiribati. It is located about nine nautical miles from Tarawa. It is located in the Tarawa Atoll.

Located at 1.49063, 173.026 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kiribati

Te Umanibong

Te Umanibong or the Kiribati Cultural Museum is a museum in Bikenibeu on Tarawa in Kiribati. It displays artifacts and other items of cultural and historic significance.

Located at 1.36639, 173.121 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Kiribati, South Tarawa

Biketawa

Biketawa is one of the twenty-four small islets which comprises the atoll of Tarawa in the Republic of Kiribati. The capital of Kiribati, South Tarawa, is located on Tarawa. The 2000 Biketawa Declaration on Pacific regional security takes its name from Biketawa.

Located at 1.43605, 173.073 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
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 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, Airports in Kiribati

Abatao

Abatao is a settlement on the island of Tarawa, Kiribati.

Located at 1.40058, 173.118 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kiribati

Bonriki

Bonriki is a settlement on the island of Tarawa, Kiribati, part of the municipality of South Tarawa. Bonriki International Airport, the only international airport in Kiribati is located here.

Located at 1.37222, 173.152 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kiribati, South Tarawa

Marenanuka

Marenanuka is a settlement on the island of Tarawa, Kiribati.

Located at 1.46667, 173.033 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kiribati

Taborio

Taborio is a settlement on the island of Tarawa, Kiribati, where the Immaculate Heart College, a Catholic school, is situated.

Located at 1.5, 173.017 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kiribati

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