Pulau Maopora

Pulau Maopora
10.812 km²
Coastline: 22.797 km
Landform: Plains
18 / km²
Tree Cover: 49%
Evergreen Broadleaf Forest

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

Geography and size of Pulau Maopora

Size: 10.8 km²
Coastline: 22.8 km
Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Sea: Banda Sea
Continent: Asia

Pulau Maopora is a Medium Island spanning 11 km² with a coastline of 23 km.

Archipel: Malay Archipelago – The world’s largest archipelago, located between mainland Southeast Asia and Australia, known for its immense biodiversity and cultural diversity.

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: -7.58753488 / Longitude: 127.59898674

Climate and weather of Pulau Maopora

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.

Topography and nature of Pulau Maopora

Timezone: UTC+09:00
Timezone places: Asia/Tokyo
Max. Elevation: 122 m
Mean Elevation: 49 m
Vegetation: Evergreen Broadleaf Forest
Tree Coverage: 49%

The mean elevation is 49 m. The highest elevation on the island reaches approximately 122 meters above sea level. The island is characterized by Plains: Flat, low-lying lands characterized by a maximum elevation of up to 200 meters. On islands, plains are typically coastal lowlands or central flat areas.

Dominating Vegetation: Evergreen Broadleaf Forest
Characterized by dense, lush canopies of broadleaf trees that retain their leaves year-round. These forests are typically found in tropical and subtropical regions and are known for their high biodiversity. Pulau Maopora has a tree cover of 49 %.

Vegetation: 9 vegetation zones – Very Highly Diverse Island
Islands in this range are ecological powerhouses, showcasing a wide array of vegetation zones. Each zone, from lush rainforests to arid scrublands, coastal mangroves to mountainous regions, contributes to a complex and interdependent ecosystem. These islands are often hotspots of biodiversity, supporting numerous species and intricate ecological processes.

Infrastructure and Travelling to Pulau Maopora

Does the island have a public airport? no.
There is no public and scheduled airport on Pulau Maopora. The nearest airport is Jos Orno Imsula Airport, located 67 km away.

Does the island have a major port? no.
There are no major ports on Pulau Maopora. The closest major port is DILI, approximately 246 km away.

The mean population of Pulau Maopora is 18 per km². Pulau Maopora is Gently Populated. The island belongs to Indonesia.

Continuing your journey, Romang is the next notable island, situated merely km away.


Bagi sebagain besar masyarakat Indonesia timur, suanggi atau setan menjadi nama yang terkenal sekaligus menakutkan.

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.

News – Latest Updates and Headlines from Pulau Maopora

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

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