Pulau Karata

Pulau Karata
0.427 km²
Coastline: 2.986 km
Landform: Plains
27 / km²
UTC+09:00
Tree Cover: 17%
Evergreen Needleleaf Forest

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

Geography and size of Pulau Karata

Size: 0.427 km²
Coastline: 3 km
Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Sea: Banda Sea
Continent: Oceania

Pulau Karata is a Tiny Island spanning 0.4 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: -7.13213488 / Longitude: 131.49677202

Climate and weather of Pulau Karata

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: 11.04.2024 15:48:18

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Topography and nature of Pulau Karata

Timezone: UTC+09:00
Timezone places: Asia/Tokyo
Max. Elevation: 1 m
Mean Elevation: -4 m
Vegetation: Evergreen Needleleaf Forest
Tree Coverage: 17%

The mean elevation is -4 m. The highest elevation on the island reaches approximately 1 meters above sea level. 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 Karata has a tree cover of 17 %.

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 Karata

The mean population of Pulau Karata is 27 per km². Pulau Karata 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 6 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 Karata. The nearest airport is Mathilda Batlayeri Airport, located 81 km away.

Does the island have a major port? no.
There are no major ports on Pulau Karata. The closest major port is SAUMLAKI, approximately 96 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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