Tarawa is an atoll and the capital of the , in the central Pacific Ocean. It comprises North Tarawa, which has much in common with other, more remote islands of the ; and , which is home to 56,284 people as of 2010 – half of the country's total population.

Notable Places in the Area

is located in , . Photo: Flexmaen, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a religious building of the Catholic church that is located in on the island of Tarawa part of the island nation of in . is situated 3½ km east of Tarawa.

Localities in the Area

is one of the largest towns in of . Photo: jopolopy, CC BY 3.0.

is the largest township of 's capital city, , and the country's main port. is situated 6 km northwest of Tarawa. Photo: Roisterer, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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