The capital is Hanga Roa.
A triangle of volcanic rock in theSouth Pacific - it is best known for the giant stone monoliths, known asMoai, that dot the coastline. The early settlers called the island "Te Pito O TeHenua" (Navel of The World). Admiral Roggeveen, who came upon the island onEaster Day in 1722, named it Easter Island. Today, the land, people andlanguage are all referred to locally asRapa 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 internationaldialling code for Chile is56.