Pulau Kabawa

Pulau Kabawa
0.638 km²
Coastline: 3.030 km
Landform: Plains
27 / km²
Tree Cover: 18%
Mangrove Forest

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

Geography and size of Pulau Kabawa

Size: 0.638 km²
Coastline: 3 km
Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Sea: Banda Sea
Continent: Oceania

Pulau Kabawa is a Tiny Island spanning 0.6 km² with a coastline of 3 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: -7.12342999 / Longitude: 131.47922721

Climate and weather of Pulau Kabawa

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 17:03:34

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Topography and nature of Pulau Kabawa

Timezone: UTC+09:00
Timezone places: Asia/Tokyo
Max. Elevation: -2 m
Mean Elevation: -5 m
Vegetation: Mangrove Forest
Tree Coverage: 18%

The mean elevation is -5 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: Mangrove Forest
Found in coastal areas and river deltas, these unique wetland ecosystems are adapted to saline conditions and are crucial for coastal protection and biodiversity. Pulau Kabawa has a tree cover of 18 %.

Vegetation: 2 vegetation zones – Low Diversity Island
This island has two distinct vegetation zones, offering a slight ecological variety that may result from elevation changes or varied moisture levels.

Infrastructure and Travelling to Pulau Kabawa

The mean population of Pulau Kabawa is 27 per km². Pulau Kabawa 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.

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Does the island have a public airport with scheduled flights? no.
There is no public and scheduled airport on Pulau Kabawa. The nearest airport is Mathilda Batlayeri Airport, located 82 km away.

Does the island have a major port? no.
There are no major ports on Pulau Kabawa. The closest major port is SAUMLAKI, approximately 97 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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