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Tangelo Island

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Tangelo Island
ボンタン島 Bontan Island
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Region Orange Archipelago
Anime debut The Lost Lapras
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Location of Tangelo Island in the Orange Archipelago

Tangelo Island (Japanese: ボンタン島 Bontan Island) is located in the south-westernmost area of the Orange Archipelago. This island is the starting point for many young Trainers who want to compete in the Orange League.

Tangelo Island is a very popular tourist destination, and is home to Pokémon Park, the "world's first Pokémon theme park." The island also has a giant docking point for cruise ships.

Ash, Misty and Pikachu visit the island when they crash land in Pokémon Park and are promptly swamped by camera-toting tourists. They later meet a Pokémon watcher named Tracey. Ash also catches his Lapras, which becomes his main source of travel throughout the Archipelago.

Tangelo is a very big island, with a large city and many buildings on it. There are also many docks and boats here for tourist transportation.

Its English name refers to the tangelo, a hybrid citrus fruit, while its Japanese name refers to the pomelo.

Places of interest

Pokémon Park: Made up of Tangelo Island's forests and jungles

Pokémon Park

Main article: Pokémon Park (anime)

Named the "Pokémon Vacation Destination," it is the main attraction in Tangelo Island. It is a big forest where tourists (mainly senior citizens) can come and take pictures with the Pokémon they come across. In this forest, Ash Ketchum and Misty's blimp crash landed. It is unknown if the blimp is still there.

Pokémon Center

Main article: Pokémon Center

The Pokémon Center on Tangelo Island is on a hill, looking over the city and ocean. The Pokémon Center looks like a log cabin, with a large 'P' over the doorway. On the side, it has a large swimming pool to hold Water Pokémon in, or to just let the Trainers relax. The Center is run by Nurse Joy. There is a poster in here for the Orange League.

Pokémon seen on Tangelo Island

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Beedrill
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Spearow
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Sandshrew
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Venonat
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Krabby
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Voltorb
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Hitmonchan
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Starmie
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Lapras


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Orange Archipelago
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Inhabited
AscorbiaButwalGoldenHamlinKinnowKumquatMandarin N.
Mandarin S.MikanMoroMurcottNavelPummeloShamouti
SunburstTangeloTarrocoTrovitaValencia
Deserted
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Unnamed
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Unnamed island (EP092)Unnamed island (EP098)
Unnamed island (EP110)Unnamed island (PK04)

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