Bikar Atoll

Bikar Atoll is made up of 7 islands with a land area of 0.5 km² (0.19 mi²), surrounding a 37.4 km² (14.44 mi²) lagoon. It is a part of the Ratak Chain of atolls of the Marshall Islands. It is one of the smallest atolls in the Marshall Islands and is located at Coordinates: .

The atoll is uninhabited.

Five major islets are Bikar, Jabwelo, Almani, Jabwelo and Jaboero.




Marshall Islands
Ailinginae | Ailinglaplap | Ailuk | Arno | Aur | Bikar | Bikini | Ebon | Enewetak | Erikub | Jabat | Jaluit | Jemo | Kili | Kwajalein | Lae | Lib | Likiep | Majuro | Maloelap | Mejit | Mili | Nadikdik | Namorik | Namu | Pokaakku | Rongelap | Rongerik | Toke | Ujae | Ujelang | Utirik | Wotho | Wotje
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Rock

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The population of Ailuk Atoll is 488.
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The population of Jabat Island is 112.
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The population of Lib Island is 115.

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