Banana Village
in Kiritimati of Line Islands, Kiribati

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 58' 59" and W -157° 21' 54"
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: 01:29 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Pacific/Kiritimati
UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:19 am and 6:25 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-1.989 and 22.618 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Discover Banana Village

Banana Village in Kiritimati (Line Islands) with it's 1,170 citizens is a town in Kiribati about 2,049 mi (or 3,297 km) east of Tarawa, the country's capital city.

Current time in Banana Village is now 01:29 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Kiritimati with an UTC offset of 14 hours. We know of 2 airports near Banana Village. The closest airport in Kiribati is Cassidy International Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 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: Napari Village, , , and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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.

London, Kiribati

London (also Ronton in Gilbertese) is the principal settlement on the atoll of Kiritimati (also known as Christmas Island) belonging to Kiribati in the Pacific Ocean. As of 2005 it has a population of 1,829 people, making it the second largest village on Kiritimati and in the whole Line Islands. Only Tabwakea is slightly larger.

Located at 1.98333, -157.475 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kiribati

Cassidy International Airport

Cassidy International Airport is an airport located north of Banana, a settlement on Kiritimati (also known as Christmas Island) in Kiribati. It is the only airport in the Kiribatian part of the Line Islands with an IATA and/or ICAO code. The airport is served by Fiji's flag carrier Air Pacific from Nadi, Fiji and Honolulu, United States.

Located at 1.98611, -157.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Kiribati, Kiritimati, Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Pacific

Paris, Kiribati

Paris is an abandoned settlement on Kiritimati Island in Kiribati. It is one of three settlements on the island to be named after European places, along with nearby London and Poland. It was the home of Father Emmanuel Rougier, a French priest who leased the island from 1917 to 1939 and planted some 800,000 coconut trees there. The remains of the former village are located at Benson Point, near the southern entrance to the large lagoon which dominates the western end of the island.

Located at 1.92617, -157.489 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kiribati, Former populated places in Kiribati

Bay of Wrecks

The Bay of Wrecks is a large bay which extends along the northeast coast of Kiritimati Island in Kiribati from Banana to Aeon Point. It is so named as it was a notable hazard to shipping, especially during the 19th century.

Located at 1.88333, -157.317 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Kiribati

Banana, Kiribati

Banana is a settlement on Kiritimati Island in Kiribati. It is located up the central crevasse of the atoll, close to the island's airport, Cassidy International.

Located at 1.96861, -157.394 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kiribati

Vaskess Bay

Vaskess Bay is a large bay which extends along the southwest coast of Kiritimati Island in Kiribati.

Located at 1.83333, -157.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Kiribati

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