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Facts about Papua New Guinea

Administrative divisions: 20 provinces; Bougainville , Central , Chimbu , Eastern Highlands , East New Britain , East Sepik , Enga , Gulf , Madang , Manus , Milne Bay , Morobe , National Capital , New Ireland , Northern , Sandaun , Southern Highlands , Western , Western Highlands , West New Britain
Area: total: 462 ,840 sq km land: 452 ,860 sq km water: 9 ,980 sq km Paracel Islands
Background: The eastern half of the island of New Guinea - second largest in the world - was divided between Germany (north) and the UK (south) in 1885. The latter area was transferred to Australia in 1902 , which occupied the northern portion during World War I and continued to administer the combined areas until independence in 1975. A nine-year secessionist revolt on the island of Bougainville ended in 1997 after claiming some 20 ,000 lives. Paracel Islands
Flag description: divided diagonally from upper hoist-side corner; the upper triangle is red with a soaring yellow bird of paradise centered; the lower triangle is black with five , white , five-pointed stars of the Southern Cross constellation centered
Capital: name: Port Moresby geographic coordinates: 9 30 S , 147 10 E time difference: UTC+10 (15 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: tropical; northwest monsoon (December to March) , southeast monsoon (May to October); slight seasonal temperature variation Paracel Islands
Currency code: kina (PGK)
Ethnic groups: Melanesian , Papuan , Negrito , Micronesian , Polynesian
Geographic coordinates: 6 00 S , 147 00 E Paracel Islands
Geography note: shares island of New Guinea with Indonesia; one of world's largest swamps along southwest coast Paracel Islands
Government type: constitutional parliamentary democracy
Imports partners: Australia 50.9% , Singapore 11.3% , China 7.7% , Japan 5.5% (2007)
Internet country code: .pg
Land boundaries: 5 ,152 km Paracel Islands
Neighbouring countries: total: 820 km border countries: Indonesia 820 km Paracel Islands
Languages: Melanesian Pidgin serves as the lingua franca , English spoken by 1%-2% , Motu spoken in Papua region note: 820 indigenous languages spoken (over one-tenth of the world's total)
Location: Oceania , group of islands including the eastern half of the island of New Guinea between the Coral Sea and the South Pacific Ocean , east of Indonesia Paracel Islands
Map references: Oceania Paracel Islands
National holiday: Independence Day , 16 September (1975)
Nationality: noun: Papua New Guinean(s) adjective: Papua New Guinean
Natural hazards: active volcanism; situated along the Pacific "Ring of Fire"; the country is subject to frequent and sometimes severe earthquakes; mud slides; tsunamis Paracel Islands
Population: 5 ,931 ,769 (July 2008 est.) Paracel Islands
Religions: Roman Catholic 27% , Evangelical Lutheran 19.5% , United Church 11.5% , Seventh-Day Adventist 10% , Pentecostal 8.6% , Evangelical Alliance 5.2% , Anglican 3.2% , Baptist 2.5% , other Protestant 8.9% , Bahai 0.3% , indigenous beliefs and other 3.3% (2000 census)
Terrain: mostly mountains with coastal lowlands and rolling foothills Paracel Islands
Unemployment rate: 1.9% up to 80% in urban areas (2004)

Capital of Independent State of Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby (click to view Port Moresby map)

Places in Papua New Guinea

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Papua New Guinea. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Autonomous Region of Bougainville (180 google map locations)
Central Province (668 google map locations)
Chimbu Province (561 google map locations)
East New Britain Province (434 google map locations)
East Sepik Province (1126 google map locations)
Eastern Highlands Province (820 google map locations)
Enga Province (82 google map locations)
Gulf Province (521 google map locations)
Madang Province (1049 google map locations)
Manus Province (125 google map locations)
Milne Bay Province (688 google map locations)
Morobe Province (872 google map locations)
National Capital District (37 google map locations)
New Ireland Province (524 google map locations)
Northern Province (502 google map locations)
Southern Highlands Province (590 google map locations)
West New Britain Province (370 google map locations)
West Sepik Province (792 google map locations)
Western Highlands Province (178 google map locations)
Western Province (785 google map locations)

Random cities in Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby, the capital city of Papua New Guinea.


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