Buariki Village Destination Guide
Discover Buariki Village in Kiribati!
Buariki Village in the region of Gilbert Islands with it's 597 habitants is a town located in Kiribati - some 19 mi (or 31 km) North of South Tarawa, the country's capital.
Local time in Buariki Village is now 05:00 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Tarawa" with an UTC offset of 12 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tebanga Village, Tanimaiaki Village, Taborio Village, Tabontebike Village, Marenanuka Village or Tabonibara Village. When in this area, you might want to check out Tearinibai Village, Taratai Village, Nuatabu Village, Buariki Village and Tebangaroi Village as well. We found some clip posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Kiribati - Glimpses of North Tarawa Atol...
Sights around the North part of the atoll seen during our short visit in November 2010. Look on www.TropicalSailingLife.com for more about cruising details
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Interesting facts about this location
For the village on Kuria, see Tabontebike (Kuria) Tabontebike is a little city on the biggest island of the Kiribatian atoll of Abaiang. The city is on the extreme point of the cape on the Bingham Channel (these straits is between the lagoon of Abaiang and the Pacific), south of the channel.
Located at 1.61, 172.96 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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.
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.
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.
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 1.61, 172.96 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.