ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Port Moresby
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.
A population of close to 6.1 Million. Muslims account for about 0.06% of the population.
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.
English is the official language. Tok Pisin and Hiri Motu is widely used as well.
GMT +10 hrs throughout the year.
General: 8 AM to 5 PM
Independence Day: September 16th
National Remembrance Day: July 23rd
Christmas: December 25th
Boxing Day: December 26th
Papua New Guinean Kina
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Police/ Medical/Fire: 000