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Iras Destination Guide

Discover Iras in Micronesia!

Iras in the region of Chuuk is a place located in Micronesia - some 435 mi (or 699 km) West of Palikir, the country's capital.

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Local time in Iras is now 11:34 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Chuuk" with an UTC offset of 10 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Sapotiu, Pwene, Onongoch, Nukan, Nepononong or Weno Municipal Offices. When in this area, you might want to check out Weno Town, Winipis, Sapou, Roro, Penior and Weno - Chuuk State Legislature as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

Truk Lagoon (Chuuk) - The Blue Lagoon Re...

01:25 min ( April 20, 2009 by gratiartis)
Views: 5,747 - Rating: 5/5

Leanne and I made our way to the South Pacific in January 2009. We stayed for just over a week in Chuuk, which has probably the best wreck diving in the world. There are about 50 wrecks left over from...

Micronesian Cultural Dances

04:57 min ( June 05, 2008 by AGameProductions)
Views: 59,910 - Rating: 4.8/5

Traditional dances and dress from the Micronesian islands: Marshallese, Kosraean, Pohnpeian, Chuukese, Yappese, Palauan


Micronesia Clips - Mexico by Jump Little...

04:30 min ( June 05, 2008 by AGameProductions)
Views: 20,072 - Rating: 4.73171/5

My time in Micronesia (clips are from Chuuk and Pohnpei) with the Jesuit Volunteers International, from 2005 to 2007. These clips are specifically from Chuuk and Pohnpei. Song is "Mexico" by Jump Litt...

Chuuk / Truk Lagoon 2009 - Fujikawa Maru

06:05 min ( February 04, 2009 by gratiartis)
Views: 3,328 - Rating: 1/5

On February 17 & 18th 1944, Operation Hailstone was the American strike on the Japanese ships and air fields in Truk Lagoon. This raid left more than 50 ships wrecked in the lagoon, most of which are ...


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Interesting facts about this location

Chuuk International Airport

Chuuk International Airport is an airport located on Weno (formerly Moen), the main island of the State of Chuuk (formerly Truk) in the Federated States of Micronesia.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.46, 151.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Airports in the Federated States of Micronesia, Chuuk

Weno

Weno (formerly Moen) is an island municipality of Chuuk State of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). It is located in the Chuuk Lagoon and its urban area in the northwest (villages of Iras, Nepukos, Mwan) serves as the main center of commerce and is also the state capital. It is the second most populous island of the FSM with a population of 13,856 at the 2010 Census.

More reading: Weno homepage
Located at 7.46, 151.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Chuuk, Radio stations in Tennessee

Roman Catholic Diocese of Caroline Islands

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Caroline Islands is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the Federated States of Micronesia and in the Republic of Palau. It is a suffragan diocese of the Ecclesiastical Province of Agaña. The Diocese of Caroline Islands is led by a bishop who pastors the mother church, the Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.46, 151.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Roman Catholic Church in Palau, Roman Catholic Church in the Federated States of Micronesia, Roman Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Agaña

Chuuk Lagoon

Chuuk Lagoon, formerly known as Truk Lagoon, is a sheltered body of water in the central Pacific. About 1800 km north-east of New Guinea, it is located mid-ocean at 7 degrees North latitude, and is part of Chuuk State within the Federated States of Micronesia. The atoll consists of a protective reef, 225 kilometres around, enclosing a natural harbour 79 by 50 kilometres (49 by 30 mi), with an area of 2,130 square kilometres .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.46, 151.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Bodies of water of the Federated States of Micronesia, Chuuk, Lagoons, Maritime incidents in 1944, Underwater diving sites, World War II sites in the Federated States of Micronesia, Wreck diving sites

Tonowas

Tonowas, also known by its Spanish name of Dublon, is an island in the Chuuk (formerly Truk) lagoon, Federated States of Micronesia. It has an area of 8.8 km² and the population was 3,200 at the time of the last census (1980). A narrow single-lane track rings the island, allowing land access to the small settlements, two schools and Japanese military ruins, which include the remains of a seaplane anchorage and large fuel storage tanks.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.46, 151.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Chuuk, Municipalities of Chuuk