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: 10:17 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Pacific/Tarawa
UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:09 am and 6:14 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: 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: 2020-10-23 08:25:48

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 10:17 AM (Saturday). 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: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 24th of October 2020

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 25th of October 2020

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Monday, 26th of October 2020

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few 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