Papua New Guinea

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About Country

Capital
Port Moresby
Population
Approximately 9 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
20 people per square kilometer
GDP
$25.7 billion (nominal, 2020 estimate)
Language
Tok Pisin, English, and Hiri Motu are the official languages, with over 800 indigenous languages also spoken
Currency
Papua New Guinean kina (PGK)
National Dish
The cuisine of Papua New Guinea is diverse and includes dishes such as taro, sweet potato, sago, and seafood
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion in Papua New Guinea, with traditional beliefs also practiced in some areas
Climate
Papua New Guinea has a tropical climate, with high humidity and rainfall throughout the year
Main Industries
Mining, petroleum, agriculture, forestry, and fishing
Level of Development
Papua New Guinea is considered a developing country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 153 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 462,840 square kilometers

Escape to the wild and rugged beauty of Papua New Guinea 🇵🇬, where pristine rainforests 🌳, breathtaking landscapes 🏞️, and vibrant culture 🎨 await. Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of the diverse local communities, explore hidden waterfalls, and discover the unique flora and fauna of this incredible destination. Plan your adventure to Papua New Guinea today!

Papua New Guinea is a country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, north of Australia. It is known for its rugged terrain, dense rainforests, and unique tribal cultures.

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  • Dagua, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
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Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Papua New Guinea include:

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    Kokoda Track: a historic trail that runs through the mountains and jungles of Papua New Guinea and is known for its challenging terrain and beautiful scenery.

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    Tavurvur Volcano: an active volcano located near Rabaul that is known for its frequent eruptions and stunning views.

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    Sepik River: a large river that runs through the northern part of Papua New Guinea, known for its unique tribal cultures and art.

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    Port Moresby Nature Park: a wildlife park in the capital city that is home to a variety of native animals, including birds of paradise, tree kangaroos, and cassowaries.

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    Milne Bay: a province located in the southeastern part of Papua New Guinea, known for its beautiful coral reefs and World War II history.

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    Mount Wilhelm: the highest mountain in Papua New Guinea, known for its challenging hiking trails and stunning views.

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    National Parliament House: a modern building in Port Moresby that houses the country's national parliament and is known for its unique design and architecture.

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    Alotau: the capital of Milne Bay province, known for its beautiful beaches, traditional dances, and local handicrafts.

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    Bomana War Cemetery: a World War II cemetery located near Port Moresby that is home to the graves of over 3,000 soldiers.

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    Lae: the second-largest city in Papua New Guinea, known for its bustling markets, museums, and cultural festivals.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Papua New Guinea has to offer. The country's unique cultures, stunning landscapes, and diverse wildlife make it a fascinating destination for adventurous travelers.

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