Easter Island

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Easter Island
Rapa Nui
Isla de Pascua
Special Territory, Province an Commune
Banner o Easter Island
Banner
Offeecial seal o Easter Island
Seal
Coat o airms
Coat o airms
Easter Island cairt shawin Terevaka, Poike, Rano Kau, Motu Nui, Orongo, an Mataveri; major ahus are merked wi moai
Easter Island cairt shawin Terevaka, Poike, Rano Kau, Motu Nui, Orongo, an Mataveri; major ahus are merked wi moai
Easter Island is located in Pacific Ocean
Easter Island
Easter Island
Easter Island in the Paceefic Ocean
Coordinates: 27°7′S 109°22′W / 27.117°S 109.367°W / -27.117; -109.367Coordinates: 27°7′S 109°22′W / 27.117°S 109.367°W / -27.117; -109.367
Kintra Chile
Region  Valparaíso
Province  Isla de Pascua
Commune  Isla de Pascua
Seat Hanga Roa
Govrenment
 • Teep Municipality
 • Bouk Municipal cooncil
 • Provincial Govrenor Marta Raquel Hotus Tuki
 • Alcalde Pedro Edmunds Paoa (PRO)
Aurie[1]
 • Tot 163.6 km2 (63.2 sq mi)
Population (2014 projection)
 • Tot 6,148[2]
 • Urban 5,563[3]
 • Rural 198[3]
Time zone EAST[4] (UTC–5)
Aurie code(s) 56
Siller Peso (CLP)
Leid Spainyie, Rapa Nui
Wabsteid Municipality of Isla de Pascua
NGA UFI=-905269

Easter Island (Rapa Nui: Rapa Nui, Spaingie: Isla de Pascua) is a Chilean island in the sootheastren Paceefic Ocean, at the sootheastrenmaist pynt o the Polynesian Triangle. Easter Island is famous for its 887 extant monumental statues, cried moai, creatit bi the early Rapa Nui fowk. In 1995, UNESCO named Easter Island a Warld Heritage Steid, wi much o the island protectit within Rapa Nui Naitional Pairk.

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  2. "COMUNAS: ACTUALIZACIÓN POBLACIÓN 2002-2012 Y PROYECCIONES 2013-2020". National Statistics Institute (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 Aprile 2015. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Resultados Censo de Población y Vivienda 2012" (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas. 2 Aprile 2013. 
  4. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 5 Mey 2007.