Papua New Guinea's Information
|Land Area||452,860 km2|
|Water Area||9,980 km2|
|Total Area||462,840km2 (#54)|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Democracy (National Parliament) Under A Constitutional Monarchy; A Commonwealth Realm|
|GDP (PPP)||$28.02 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$3,500|
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- Bird: Raggiana Bird-of-paradise
- Coat of Arms:
- Coat of Arms: 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.
- Flag of Papua New Guinea
- Marine Mammal: Dugong
- Motto: "Unity in Diversity"
Papua New Guinea Trivia
What are the symptoms of the Kuru disease?
Most commonly, patients will experience a loss of coordination and tremors. However, other symptoms can include muscle twitching and impulsive movements of the head that are often accompanied by laughter.
What Is Laughing Death Disease?
What is a Puppet Government?
A "puppet state" is a government that has little will of its own, as it needs financial backing or military support. Thus, it acts an a subordinate to another power in exchange for its own survival. The puppet government still holds its own facade of an identity, perpetuated by retaining its own flag, name, national anthem, law, and constitution. However, these type of governments are not considered as legitimate according to international law.