What is the Capital of Kiribati? Tarawa Atoll

Tarawa, atoll in Kiribati, in the archipelago Gilbert Islands. The atoll includes Kiribati’s capital Bairiki, and most of the country’s population. Scene of bloody fighting between Japanese forces, which had fortified the atoll, and attacking US forces November 20-23, 1943 during World War II.

Kiribati Location Map

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