Tarawa
geographical name island W Pacific containing capital of Kiribati area 8 square miles (21 square kilometers), population 28,802

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tarawa — is an atoll in the central Pacific Ocean, previously the capital of the former British colony of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands. It is the location of the capital of the Republic of Kiribati, South Tarawa. The island is known by outsiders as… …   Wikipedia

  • Tarawa — Image satellite de Tarawa. Géographie Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tarawa — (norte) y Maiana (sur) desde el espacio (1998). Tarawa es un atolón en el océano Pacífico central que fue la capital de la antigua colonia británica de las Islas Gilbert y Ellice. Tarawa Sur, la parte del sur del atolón, salvo Betio, es ahora la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tarawa — es un atolón en el Oceano Pacífico central que antiguamente era la capital de la antigua colonia bitánica de las Islas de Gilbert y Ellice. Tarawa del Sur, la parte del sur del atolón salvo Betio, es ahora la isla capital de la República de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Tarawa — Tarawa, eine der Gilbertinseln (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tarawa — Tarawa,   Hauptatoll der Gilbertinseln, Kiribati, im mittleren Pazifik; 15 Inseln mit einer Landfläche von zusammen 23 km2, 29 000 Einwohner; Hauptort ist Bairiki (Hauptstadt von Kiribati; 2 200 Einwohner) auf der gleichnamigen Insel, mit… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tarawa — [tə rä′wə; tär′ə wə] coral atoll in the WC Pacific, near the equator: capital of Kiribati: 9 sq mi (23.3 sq km); pop. 25,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Tarawa — Vorlage:Infobox Insel/Wartung/Höhe fehlt Tarawa NASA Bild von Tarawa Gewässer Pazifischer Ozean Archipel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tarawa — Original name in latin Tarawa Name in other language Juzhnaja Tarava, South Tarawa, TRW, Tarawa, Tarawa Sud, Tarawa do Sul, Tarawa Sud, Zuid Tarawa, sauseutalawa, Южная Тарава State code KI Continent/City Pacific/Tarawa longitude 1.3278 latitude… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Tarawa — /teuh rah weuh, tar euh wah , tah rah wah /, n. one of the Gilbert Islands, in the central Pacific; capital, since 1979, of the independent nation of Kiribati: U.S. victory over Japanese forces after severe fighting, November, 1943. 19,000; 14 sq …   Universalium

  • Tarawa — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Tarawa Country and Admin Code KI.01.TW KI …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

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