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Political Map of Papua New Guinea


Papua New Guinea Political Map shows the important locations, cities and islands of Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby is the national capital and can be accessed from the airport of Port Moresby Jacksons International.

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Description: Papua New Guinea Political map showing the international boundary, provinces, autonomous region, and district boundaries with their capitals and national capital. Disclaimer





A section of the eastern half of New Guinea Island is also a part of Papua New Guinea.

Position of Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Political Map shows that it is a group of islands that is located between the South Pacific Ocean and the Coral Sea. It also consists of a part of the eastern half of New Guinea Island. Papua is located on the latitude of 6° South and longitude of 147° East. The total area covered by this group of islands is 462,840 sq km. the coastline measures 5,152 km.


Location of Papua New Guinea

Some of the important locations of Papua New Guinea as shown on the Papua Map are:

  • Sandaun
  • East Sepik
  • Madang
  • West Highlands
  • Southern Highlands
  • Gulf
  • Morobe
  • Manus
  • New Ireland
  • North Solomon
  • East New Britain
  • Solomon Islands

  • Capital city of Papua New Guinea

    Port Moresby located on the geographical coordinates of 9° 30' South and 147° 10' East latitude and longitude, is the capital of Papua New Guinea. It is highlighted on the Papua New Guinea Political Map by a red square box. Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport is located here


    The Bismarck Sea and the Solomon Sea separating the island of West New Britain is clearly shown on the Political Map of Papua New Guinea.


    Papua New Guinea Cities

    The cities are symbolized by black dots on the Printable Map of Papua New Guinea. Some of the major cities of Papua New Guinea are:

  • Angoram
  • Weam
  • Kupiano
  • Abau
  • Morobe
  • Awar
  • Jayapura
  • Merauke
  • Wau

  • Papua New Guinea Islands

    The islands of Papua New Guinea are given below:

  • Tabar Islands
  • Lihir Island
  • Feni Islands
  • Buka Island
  • Choiseul Island
  • New Georgia Island
  • Woodlrk Island
  • Trobriand Islands
  • Normanby Island
  • Misima Island
  • Taula Island
  • D'Entrecasteaux Islands

  • ProvincesPopulationArea(km.²)Area(mi.²)Capital
    Bougainville175,1609,3003,590Buka
    Central183,98329,50011,390Port Moresby
    Chimbu259,7036,1002,360Kundiawa
    Eastern Highlands432,97211,2004,320Goroka
    East New Britain220,13315,5005,980Kokopo
    East Sepik343,18142,80016,530Wewak
    Enga295,03112,8004,940Wabag
    Gulf106,89834,50013,320Kerema
    Hela   Tari?
    Jiwaka   Minj?
    Madang365,10629,00011,200Madang
    Manus43,3872,100810Lorengau
    Milne Bay210,41214,0005,410Alotau
    Morobe539,40434,50013,320Lae
    National Capital District254,15824090Port Moresby
    New Ireland118,3509,6003,710Kavieng
    Northern133,06522,8008,800Popondetta
    Sandaun185,74136,30014,020Vanimo
    Southern Highlands546,26523,8009,190Mendi
    Western153,30499,30038,340Daru
    Western Highlands440,0258,5003,280Mount Hagen
    West New Britain184,50821,0008,110Kimbe
    22 divisions5,190,786462,840178,710
    Note  : -Population: 2000-07-09 census (source [1]).

    Last Updated On : October 25, 2012


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