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Betio Village Destination Guide

Touring Betio Village in Kiribati

Betio Village in the region of Gilbert Islands with its 12,509 citizens is located in Kiribati - some 4 mi or ( 7 km ) North-West of South Tarawa , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Betio Village

Time in Betio Village is now 05:13 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tarawa " with a UTC offset of 12 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Teaoraereke Village, Nabeina Village, Marenanuka Village, Banraeaba Village, and Abaokoro Village. Being here already, consider visiting Teaoraereke Village . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Betio Village ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



5:36 min by ThriveHD
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ROZ SAVAGE MAKES LANDFALL IN TARAWA - Roz Savage, the first female to row solo from San Fransisco To Hawaii, and again from Hawaii to Tarawa, Kiribati, Micronesia makes landfall here and is welcomed i ..

Kiribati,Tarawa - Betio Beach view SPMS Home

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Kiribati, Tarawa - Betio Beach view SPMS Home ..

[Commercial Area in South Tarawa] (Bairiki)

2:55 min by Tomohiro Imaizumi
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Bairiki is one of the biggest towns in Kiribati which has commercial buildings, the national stadium, the headquarter of national telecom company (TSKL), and governmental offices. But each one is very ..

Tarawa JPAC Mission 2010

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JPAC Mission to Tarawa September 18, 2010 ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Hawkins Field (Tarawa)

Hawkins Field is a former World War II airfield on Betio, Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands of the Central Pacific. The airfield was named in honor of USMC 1st Lt. William Dean Hawkins who was killed in the battle to recapture Tarawa, and earned the Medal of Honor.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 1.36 172.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, Airports in Kiribati


Betio is an island and a town at the extreme southwest of South Tarawa in Kiribati. The main port of Tarawa Atoll is located there.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 1.35 172.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: South Tarawa

Bairiki National Stadium

Bairiki National Stadium is located in Bairiki, Kiribati. It is the national stadium and the home of Kiribati's national football team. The stadium's capacity is around 2,500.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 1.33 172.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Football venues in Kiribati, South Tarawa

Bikeman Island

Bikeman Island is a submerged islet about a half-hour's canoe ride Northeast of Betio, Kiribati. Due to changing currents and the construction of a causeway between Betio and Bairiki, Bikeman has been submerged since the early 1990s. If one were to stand on Bikeman today, the water would reach up to one's knees. A picture of Bikeman circa 1976 is available on Flickr.

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Located at 1.38 173.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Former islands, South Tarawa, Uninhabited islands of Kiribati

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 1.43 172.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km 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

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Betio Village