Pulau Frinun

Pulau Frinun
0.160 km²
Coastline: 2.185 km
Landform: Plains
27 / km²
Tree Cover: 17%
Evergreen Needleleaf Forest

Welcome to Pulau Frinun, a Tropical island in the Banda Sea, part of the majestic Pacific Ocean. This guide offers a comprehensive overview of what makes Pulau Frinun unique – from its geography and climate to its population, infrastructure, and beyond. Dive into the details:

Geography and size of Pulau Frinun

Size: 0.16 km²
Coastline: 2.2 km
Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Sea: Banda Sea
Continent: Oceania

Pulau Frinun is a Tiny Island spanning 0.2 km² with a coastline of 2.2 km.

Archipel: Melanesia – A subregion of Oceania in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, including countries like Fiji, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu, known for their diverse cultures and languages.

Tectonic Plate: Timor – A small tectonic plate in the Timor region, primarily under the Timor Sea. It’s involved in the collision between the Australian and Eurasian plates, contributing to the region’s seismic activity and the uplift of the island of Timor.

The geographic heart of the island is pinpointed at these coordinates:
Latitude: -7.05060741 / Longitude: 131.56334923

Climate and weather of Pulau Frinun

Climate Zone: Tropical
Climate Details: Tropical Savanna, Wet
Temperature: Hot

Climate Characteristics: Defined by distinct wet and dry seasons with high temperatures year-round. Pronounced rainfall occurs during the wet season, while the dry season is marked by drought.

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Last updated: 16.04.2024 17:18:06

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Topography and nature of Pulau Frinun

Timezone: UTC+09:00
Timezone places: Asia/Tokyo
Max. Elevation: -25 m
Mean Elevation: -26 m
Vegetation: Evergreen Needleleaf Forest
Tree Coverage: 17%

The mean elevation is -26 m. Remarkably, this unique island barely emerges above the sea level, showcasing nature’s fascinating interplay with the ocean. The island is characterized by Plains: Flat, low-lying lands characterized by a maximum elevation of up to 200 meters.

Dominating Vegetation: Evergreen Needleleaf Forest
Dominated by evergreen coniferous trees such as pines and firs, which retain their needle-like leaves throughout the year. These forests are often found in cooler climates. Pulau Frinun has a tree cover of 17 %.

Vegetation: 1 vegetation zones – Minimal Diversity Island
This island exhibits minimal ecological diversity, due to extreme environmental conditions or a limited land area.

Infrastructure and Travelling to Pulau Frinun

The mean population of Pulau Frinun is 27 per km². Pulau Frinun is Gently Populated. The island belongs to Indonesia.

Indonesia is classified as Emerging region: MIKT: Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, and Turkey – Economies recognized for their development potential and emerging market status. The level of income is Lower middle income.

Continuing your journey, Pulau Mitak is the next notable island, situated merely 18 km away.

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Does the island have a public airport with scheduled flights? no.
There is no public and scheduled airport on Pulau Frinun. The nearest airport is Mathilda Batlayeri Airport, located 92 km away.

Does the island have a major port? no.
There are no major ports on Pulau Frinun. The closest major port is SAUMLAKI, approximately 107 km away.

Please note: The data used here has been primarily extracted from satellite readings. Deviations from exact values may occur, particularly regarding population density, the height of elevations, land area, and coastline measurements. The latter refers to average values at mean high tide.

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