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Physical Map of Papua New Guinea showing relief, mountains, major islands, surrounding seas and gulfs, and more.
Where is Papua New Guinea? PACIFIC OCEAN

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Papua New Guinea's Quick Facts

Land Area 452,860 km2
Water Area 9,980 km2
Total Area 462,840 km2
Population 6,791,317
Population Density 14.67 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Democracy (National Parliament) Under A Constitutional Monarchy; A Commonwealth Realm
GDP (PPP) $28.02 Billion
GDP Per Capita $3,500
Currency Kina (PGK)
Largest Cities
  • Port Moresby (382,516)
Papua New Guinea Flag:
Flag of Papua New Guinea

The flag of Papua New Guinea was officially adopted on June 24, 1971.

For many centuries red and black were the traditional colors used in the majority of native art work. The five stars are symbolic of the Southern Cross, and the golden Bird of Paradise is a local tribal symbol.

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Papua New Guinea Coat of Arms:
Flag of Papua New Guinea

The emblem of Papua new Guinea was adopted in 1975, and is composed of a Raggiana Bird-of-paradise (national bird) standing above a traditional spear and kundu drum.

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