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South Tarawa Destination Guide

Explore South Tarawa in Kiribati

South Tarawa in the region of Gilbert Islands with its 40,311 inhabitants is a place in Kiribati and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of South Tarawa

Time in South Tarawa is now 01:44 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tarawa " with a UTC offset of 12 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tabiteuea Village, Nabeina Village, Marenanuka Village, Buota Village, and Abatao Village. Since you are here already, consider visiting Tabiteuea Village . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in South Tarawa ? 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

0:18 min by zuckerhud
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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

9:38 min by PacificWrecks
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JPAC Mission to Tarawa September 18, 2010 ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 0 km away
Tags: Football venues in Kiribati, South Tarawa


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.

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Located at 1.35 172.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: South Tarawa

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.

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Located at 1.36 172.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, Airports in Kiribati

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 7 km away
Tags: Former islands, South Tarawa, Uninhabited islands of Kiribati

House of Assembly (Kiribati)

The House of Assembly of Kiribati has 46 members, 44 elected for a four year term in single-seat and multi-seat constituencies, 1 delegate from Banaba Island and 1 ex-officio member (the Attorney General). Created by the Constitution of 12 July 1979, its seat has been at Ambo on South Tarawa since October 2000. From 1979 to 2000, it was at Bairiki. The current Kiribati Electoral Commissioner is Rine Ueara.

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Located at 1.35 173.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: 1979 establishments, Government of Kiribati, National legislatures, Parliaments by country, Unicameral legislatures

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in South Tarawa