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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 locatit 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
KintraChile
Region Valparaíso
Province Isla de Pascua
Commune Isla de Pascua
SeatHanga Roa
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipality
 • BodiMunicipal cooncil
 • Provincial GovrenorMarta Raquel Hotus Tuki
 • AlcaldePedro Edmunds Paoa (PRO)
Area
 • Total163.6 km2 (63.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2014 projection)
 • Tot6,148[1]
 • Urban
5,563[3]
 • Rural
198[3]
Time zoneUTC–5 (EAST[4])
Aurie code(s)56
SillerPeso (CLP)
LeidSpainyie, Rapa Nui
WabsteidMunicipality 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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  1. "COMUNAS: ACTUALIZACIÓN POBLACIÓN 2002-2012 Y PROYECCIONES 2013-2020". National Statistics Institute (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 1 May 2010. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Resultados Censo de Población y Vivienda 2012" (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas. 2 April 2013. 
  4. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 5 May 2007.