Pulau Vatvurat

Pulau Vatvurat
0.140 km²
Coastline: 1.937 km
Landform: Plains
27 / km²
UTC+09:00
Tree Cover: 79%
Evergreen Broadleaf Forest

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

Geography and size of Pulau Vatvurat

Size: 0.14 km²
Coastline: 1.9 km
Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Sea: Banda Sea
Continent: Oceania

Pulau Vatvurat is a Tiny Island spanning 0.1 km² with a coastline of 1.9 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: -7.09945602 / Longitude: 131.46444343

Climate and weather of Pulau Vatvurat

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 09:00:02

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Topography and nature of Pulau Vatvurat

Timezone: UTC+09:00
Timezone places: Asia/Tokyo
Max. Elevation: -8 m
Mean Elevation: -12 m
Vegetation: Evergreen Broadleaf Forest
Tree Coverage: 79%

The mean elevation is -12 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 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 Vatvurat has a tree cover of 79 %.

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 Vatvurat

The mean population of Pulau Vatvurat is 27 per km². Pulau Vatvurat 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 10 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 Vatvurat. The nearest airport is Mathilda Batlayeri Airport, located 84 km away.

Does the island have a major port? no.
There are no major ports on Pulau Vatvurat. The closest major port is SAUMLAKI, approximately 99 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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