>>> Facts about Rarotonga island >>> (last updated 15th May 2006)
- Rarotonga is of volcanic heritage
- Languages : English and CI Maori
- Religions : Christian

- Land surface : 67.2 sqkm
- Highest point : 653 metres a.s.l.
- Population 12,188 people in 2001

- 115 accommodations on Rarotonga
- Currency CI & New Zealand Dollar
- Air New Zealand and Pacific Blue

- A very beautiful tropical island to visit
- International Airport (Airb. 320 / B 767)
- Harbours for freightships & all yachts

- Longitude : 159° 12' 18" - West
- Latitude : 21° 12' 30" - South
- Rarotonga is part of the Cook Islands

- sited in the Southern Group islands
- Avarua town is the country´s capital
- closest neighbour Mangaia island

Yellow Tipani ;-)
>>> Aerial photo showing Rarotonga island © Air Rarotonga / E. Smith - click to enlarge
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>>> Aerial photo showing Rarotonga island © Air Rarotonga / Ewan Smith
Soon we´ll present you a first short description of Rarotonga by local author Elliot Smith and
cookislands.com editor Lawrance Bailey.
Yellow Tipani ;-)