The capital is Hanga Roa.
A triangle of volcanic rock in the South Pacific - it is best known for the giant stone monoliths, known as Moai, that dot the coastline. The early settlers called the island "Te Pito O Te Henua" (Navel of The World). Admiral Roggeveen, who came upon the island on Easter Day in 1722, named it Easter Island. Today, the land, people and language are all referred to locally as Rapa Nui.
Easter Island Time Zone has a Standard Time of GMT-6.
Easter Island operates Daylight Saving Time, next clock change to summer time is due to take place on 7 September 2019, at 2200 hrs..
The international dialling code for Chile is 56.