Tarawa
in Tarawa of Gilbert Islands, Kiribati

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.328 and 172.977 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 19' 40" and E 172° 58' 37"
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: 05:37 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Pacific/Tarawa
UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:28 am and 6:36 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
3.700 and -8.850 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Zaouia bou Said
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Kiribati in Micronesia

Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Kiribati.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Kiribati. Last Update: 2020-03-30 07:21:22

Delve into Tarawa

Tarawa in Tarawa (Gilbert Islands) with it's 40,311 habitants is a city located in Kiribati. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Tarawa is now 05:37 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Tarawa with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Tarawa. The closest airport in Kiribati is Bonriki International Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 20 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: Ebon, , , 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 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 76%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 19% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 31st of March 2020

29°C (84 °F)
29°C (83 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Wednesday, 1st of April 2020

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

Thursday, 2nd of April 2020

29°C (84 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken 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.

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 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Kiribati, South Tarawa

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Tarawa, South Tarawa, Süd-Tarawa, Tarawa-Sud, דרום טאראווה, TRW, Tarawa Sud, 사우스타라와, 타라와, 남타라와, Zuid-Tarawa, Tarawa do Sul, Южная Тарава