London Village Destination Guide
Touring London Village in Kiribati.
London Village in the region of Line Islands with it's 1,829 citizens is located in Kiribati - some 2,041 mi (or 3,285 km) East of South Tarawa, the country's capital city.
Time in London Village is now 11:34 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Kiritimati" with an UTC offset of 14 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Napari, Poland Village or Banana Village. Being here already, consider visiting London Village and Tabwakea Village. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Accommodation on Kiritimati / Kiribati (...
This clip presents amazing use of coconut tree in construction of perfect for this particular climate houses called "Kia Kia". Entire structure, including foundations is made from various parts of the...
T32C heard from Kiritimati by WL7BDO
A brief sample of reception of SSB (Single Side Band) Amateur Radio communication from the DXpedition at Kiritimati (Christmas Island) in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Date: October 15, 2011 Time: ...
Kiritimati aka Christmas Island
Two weeks in Christmas Island or Kiritimati
Kiritimati Island Wedding
Kiritimati Island, Kiribati Wedding 1-1-11
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Interesting facts about this location
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 1.98, -157.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
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 1.98, -157.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
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 1.98, -157.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Poland is one of four villages on the island of Kiritimati (Christmas Island), Kiribati. The village was named after a Polish explorer and engineer Stanisław Pełczyński who aided the villagers. He solved the problem with watering palm trees in dry season by suggesting modified irrigating system. He helped in building it and he taught them how to use it.
Located at 1.98, -157.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
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 1.98, -157.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.