New Ireland (island)

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New Ireland
Native name: Niu Ailan
NewIrelandOMC.png
New Ireland's main touns an nearby islands
Geografie
Coordinates 3°20′S 152°00′E / 3.33°S 152°E / -3.33; 152
Airchipelago Bismarck Airchipelago
Aurie 7,404 km2 (2,858.7 sq mi)
Lenth 360 km (224 mi)
Width 10 km (6 mi) - 40 km (25 mi)
Heichest elevation 2,379 m (7,805 ft)
Heichest point Moont Taron
Admeenistration
Papua New Guinea
Province New Ireland Province
Lairgest settlement Kavieng (pop. 10,600)
Demographics
Population 118,350[1] (as of 2002)

New Ireland (Tok Pisin: Niu Ailan) is a lairge island in Papua New Guinea, approximately 7,404 km² in aurie wi ca. 120,000 fowk.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "New Ireland Province" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  2. United Nations Environment Program, "Islands by land area: New Ireland," islands.unep.ch (1988).

Coordinates: 3°20′S 152°00′E / 3.33°S 152°E / -3.33; 152