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Umwa Village Destination Guide

Discover Umwa Village in Kiribati

Umwa Village in the region of Gilbert Islands with its 135 habitants is a town located in Kiribati - some 282 mi or ( 453 km ) South-West of South Tarawa , the country's capital .

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Local time in Umwa Village is now 08:03 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tarawa " with a UTC offset of 12 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: and South Tarawa. When in this area, you might want to check out South Tarawa . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Umwa Village ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Banaba Island

Banaba Island, an island in the Pacific Ocean, is a solitary raised coral island west of the Gilbert Island chain and 185 miles east of Nauru. It is part of the Republic of Kiribati. It has an area of 6.0 km², and the highest point on the island is also the highest point in Kiribati, at 81 metres (266 ft) high. Along with Nauru and Makatea, it is one of the important elevated phosphate rich islands of the Pacific.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.86 169.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Gilbert Islands, Phosphate mining