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    A captivating island country, Papua New Guinea is a mesmerizing location Visitors will definitely enjoy the crystal blue waters of the Pacific Ocean that laps on the shores of Papua New Guinea. The country features diversity not only in the scenic beauty but also cultures. The tribal life in the country…
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Papua New Guinea Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Port Moresby

GEOGRAPHY

It is a country in Oceania. The eastern half of the island of New Guinea, the islands of New Ireland, New Britain and Bougainville island and smaller nearby islands make up the nation of Papua New Guinea. You can see mountains and rainforest in a total area of 462,840 km2.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 6.1 Million. Muslims account for about 0.06% of the population.

CLIMATE

Tropical climate with rainfall. In the inlands and mountain areas the average temperature is about 26 °C and the higher mountain regions, 23 °C with occational snowfall.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

English is the official language. Tok Pisin and Hiri Motu is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT +10 hrs throughout the year.

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 8 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: September 16th
National Remembrance Day: July 23rd
Christmas: December 25th
Boxing Day: December 26th

CURRENCY

Papua New Guinean Kina

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Medical/Fire: 000



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