Atlas of Easter Island

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Easter Island

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Rapa Nui
Isla de Pascua

Vananga Rapa nui Rapa Nui
Español Isla de Pascua - Provincia de Isla de Pascua

La Provincia de Isla de Pascua se ubica en el sector insular de la V Región de Valparaíso, tiene una superficie de 163,6 km² y posee una población de 3.791 habitantes. Su capital es Hanga Roa. Aparte de Isla de Pascua, la provincia incluye la pequeña y deshabitada isla Salas y Gómez, ubicada cientos de kilómetros más al este.

English Easter Island - Province of Easter Island
Easter Island, known in the native language as Rapa Nui or Isla de Pascua in Spanish, is an island in the south Pacific Ocean belonging to ► Chile. Located 3,600 km (2,237 statute miles) west of continental Chile and 2,075 km (1,290 statute miles) east of ► Pitcairn Island, it is one of the most isolated inhabited islands in the world. It was given its common name of "Easter" because it was discovered by the Dutch on Easter Sunday, 1722. It is located at 27°09′S 109°27′W, with a latitude close to that of the Chilean city of Caldera, north of Santiago.

Short name Easter Island
Official  name Province of Easter Island
Status Province of ► Chile
Capital Hanga Roa
Population 3,791 inhabitants
Area 163 km²
Major  languages Rapa Nui, Spanish
Major  religions Roman Catholicism
More information Easter Island, Geography of Easter Island, History of Easter Island and Politics of Easter Island
More  images Easter Island - Easter Island (Category).

General maps

Map of Easter Island.jpg Map of Easter Island
Easter Island map-fr.svg Topographic map of Easter Island
Comuna Isla de Pascua.png Commune and Province of Easter Island

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This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.

Plan de l'Isle de Paque (1797).jpg Old map of Easter Island (1797)

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Osterinsel Uebersicht.jpg Satellite photo

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