Pulau Mitan

Pulau Mitan
0.811 km²
Coastline: 4.210 km
Landform: Plains
18 / km²
Tree Cover: 81%
Evergreen Broadleaf Forest

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

Geography and size of Pulau Mitan

Size: 0.811 km²
Coastline: 4.2 km
Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Sea: Banda Sea
Continent: Asia

Pulau Mitan is a Tiny Island spanning 0.8 km² with a coastline of 4.2 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: -7.63360335 / Longitude: 127.43037908

Climate and weather of Pulau Mitan

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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Topography and nature of Pulau Mitan

Timezone: UTC+09:00
Timezone places: Asia/Tokyo
Max. Elevation: 14 m
Mean Elevation: 11 m
Vegetation: Evergreen Broadleaf Forest
Tree Coverage: 81%

The mean elevation is 11 m. The highest elevation on the island reaches approximately 14 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 Broadleaf Forest
Characterized by dense, lush canopies of broadleaf trees that retain their leaves year-round. These forests are found in tropical and subtropical regions and are known for their high biodiversity. Pulau Mitan has a tree cover of 81 %.

Vegetation: 4 vegetation zones – Diverse Island
With four distinct vegetation zones, this island is a showcase of ecological diversity, supporting a rich biodiversity.

Infrastructure and Travelling to Pulau Mitan

The mean population of Pulau Mitan is 18 per km². Pulau Mitan 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 Mitan. The nearest airport is Jos Orno Imsula Airport, located 77 km away.

Does the island have a major port? no.
There are no major ports on Pulau Mitan. The closest major port is DILI, approximately 228 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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