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Explore Tarbut in Papua New Guinea

Tarbut in the region of Bougainville is a town in Papua New Guinea - some 588 mi or ( 946 km ) North-East of Port Moresby , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Tarbut is now 01:36 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Port Moresby " with a UTC offset of 10 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Umum, Tendu, Sohano, Malasang, and Lomsis. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Umum . Where to go and what to see in Tarbut ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Porton Plantation

The Battle of Porton Plantation (8–10 June 1945) took place at Porton Plantation, near the village of Soraken on Bougainville Island, in the Solomon Islands archipelago during World War II. Involving forces from Australia, New Zealand and Japan, the battle was part of the wider Bougainville campaign, which had begun in late 1943 and lasted until the end of the war in August 1945.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -5.53 154.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: 1945 in Papua New Guinea, Battles of World War II involving Australia, Battles of World War II involving Japan, Conflicts in 1945, South West Pacific theatre of World War II

Buka Airport

Buka Airport is an airport serving Buka Island in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (also known as North Solomons) in Papua New Guinea. It is located at the southern end of the island, near Buka Passage behind the town of Buka, and pre-war Chinatown. The airport terminal is about 1.5 kilometres from the Buka Township. It is the only airport serviced by a regular passenger transport service in the North Solomons Province. In 2004, the airport experienced some closures due to land disputes.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -5.42 154.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, Airports in Papua New Guinea, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Pacific

Buka, Papua New Guinea

Buka is situated on Buka Island, Bougainville Province, Papua New Guinea. It has been the capital of the province during the Bougainville civil war. The former, or proper capital of Bougainville, Arawa was all but destroyed in 1990 as tensions reached a critical level in a civil uprising, which ended in 1997. Buka today is a bustling, peaceful town, detached by water from the main island Bougainville, and the much publicized tension there.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -5.42 154.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Autonomous Region of Bougainville

North Bougainville District

North Bougainville District is a district of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville of Papua New Guinea. Its capital is Buka.

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Located at -5.42 154.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Districts of Papua New Guinea

Battle of Tsimba Ridge

The Battle of Tsimba Ridge was a battle of the Second World War involving Australian and Japanese forces. Part of the wider Bougainville Campaign of the Pacific theatre, the battle occurred in the northern sector of Bougainville Island between 17 January and 9 February 1945, when the lead battalion of the Australian 11th Brigade—the 31st/51st Battalion—advanced towards the Genga River as they drove towards the Bonis Peninsula.

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Located at -5.64 154.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 1945 in Papua New Guinea, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Battles and operations of World War II involving Papua New Guinea, Battles of World War II involving Australia, Battles of World War II involving Japan, Conflicts in 1945, Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, South West Pacific theatre of World War II