NASA picture of Motutunga Atoll
|Area||126 km2 (49 sq mi) (lagoon)
1.38 km² (above water)
|Length||15 km (9.3 mi)|
|Width||14 km (8.7 mi)|
|Overseas collectivity||French Polynesia|
|Population||Uninhabited (as of 2012)|
Motutunga Atoll is roughly triangular in shape. It measures 15 km in length with a maximum width of 14 km. The reef fringing the atoll is continuous. There are no deep, navigable passes to reach the lagoon. Motutunga's lagoon has a surface of 126 km².
Motutunga is uninhabited.
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