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Gilbert Islands

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The Gilbert Islands are an island group in Kiribati.

Regions[edit]

  • Abaiang - 18 km², pop.~5502 - has at least one hotel and a couple of guest houses
  • Abemama - 27 km², pop.~3400
  • Aranuka - 12 km², pop.~1200
  • Arorae - 9 km², pop.~1300
  • Beru - 18 km², pop.~2200
  • Butaritari - 13 km², pop.~3300
  • Kuria - 16 km², pop.~1100
  • Maiana - 17 km², pop.~2000
  • Marakei - 14 km², pop.~2800
  • Nikunau - 19 km², pop.~2000
  • Nonouti - 20 km², pop.~3200
  • Onotoa - 16 km², pop.~1700
  • Tabiteuea (Tabiteuea North - 26 km², pop.~3600 & Tabiteuea South - 12 km², pop.~1298)
  • Tamana - 5 km², pop.~ 900 - the smallest of the Gilbert Islands (too small to construct an airstrip)
  • Tarawa (Tarawa North - 15 km², pop.~5700 & Tarawa South - 16 km², pop.~40000+) - Tarawa South is the location of Kiribati's capital

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The Gilbert Islands are all in the UTC+12 time zone and lie either side of the Equator.

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Air Kiribati has four small aircraft for inter-island travel. Flights travel to all Outer Islands regularly.

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