Pulau Yarsun

Pulau Yarsun
0.718 km²
Coastline: 3.598 km
Landform: Plains
1 / km²
Tree Cover: 75%
Evergreen Broadleaf Forest

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

Geography and size of Pulau Yarsun

Size: 0.718 km²
Coastline: 3.6 km
Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Sea: South Pacific Ocean
Continent: Oceania

Pulau Yarsun is a Tiny Island spanning 0.7 km² with a coastline of 3.6 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: Woodlark – Situated in the eastern part of Papua New Guinea, the Woodlark Plate is a small tectonic plate primarily consisting of oceanic crust and undergoing active rifting, contributing to the complex geology of the region.

The geographic heart of the island is pinpointed at these coordinates:
Latitude: -2.11762975 / Longitude: 139.47500208

Climate and weather of Pulau Yarsun

Climate Zone: Tropical
Climate Details: Tropical Rainforest Climate
Temperature: Hot

Climate Characteristics: This climate is typified by heavy rainfall throughout the year, high humidity, and consistently high temperatures, leading to lush rainforests and rich biodiversity. Seasonal temperature variations are minimal.

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Topography and nature of Pulau Yarsun

Timezone: UTC+09:00
Timezone places: Asia/Tokyo
Max. Elevation: -6 m
Mean Elevation: -15 m
Vegetation: Evergreen Broadleaf Forest
Tree Coverage: 75%

The mean elevation is -15 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 Yarsun has a tree cover of 75 %.

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 Yarsun

The mean population of Pulau Yarsun is 1 per km². Pulau Yarsun 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 Liki is the next notable island, situated merely 100 km away.


Does the island have a public airport with scheduled flights? no.
There is no public and scheduled airport on Pulau Yarsun. The nearest airport is Dortheys Hiyo Eluay International Airport, located 126 km away.

Does the island have a major port? no.
There are no major ports on Pulau Yarsun. The closest major port is JAYAPURA, approximately 145 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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