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Taratai Village Destination Guide

Explore Taratai Village in Kiribati.

Taratai Village in the region of Gilbert Islands with it's 203 inhabitants is a town in Kiribati - some 15 mi (or 25 km) North of South Tarawa, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Taratai Village is now 10:52 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Tarawa" with an UTC offset of 12 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tabiteuea Village, Nabeina Village, Buota Village, South Tarawa, Abatao Village or Kainaba Village. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tearinibai Village, Taratai Village, Taborio Village, Nuatabu Village, Marenanuka Village and Tabonibara Village. We encountered some video in the web. 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...

07:09 min ( August 11, 2011 by sloepmouche)
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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

Buariki (Tarawa)

Buariki is an island in northern Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands of the Republic of Kiribati and was the site of the World War II Battle of Buariki.

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Located at 1.55, 172.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
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Abaokoro

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

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Located at 1.55, 172.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
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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.

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Located at 1.55, 172.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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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.

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Located at 1.55, 172.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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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.

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Located at 1.55, 172.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:1943 in Kiribati, Kiribati in World War II, Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, Wars involving Kiribati, World War II operations and battles of the Pacific Theatre