Papua New Guinea

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Coordinates: 6°S 147°E / 6°S 147°E / -6; 147

Independent State o Papua New Guinea

  • Independen Stet bilong Papua Niugini
  • Papua Niu Gini
Location o  Papua New Guinea  (green)
Location o  Papua New Guinea  (green)
and largest city
Port Moresby
9°30′S 147°07′E / 9.500°S 147.117°E / -9.500; 147.117
Offeecial leids[3][4]
Demonym(s)Papua New Guinean
GovrenmentUnitar pairlamentar
constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Charles III
Bob Dadae
James Marape
LegislaturNaitional Pairlament
1 Julie 1949
• Declared an recognised
16 September 1975
• Total
462,840 km2 (178,700 sq mi) (54t)
• Water (%)
• 2011 census preliminary estimate
7,059,653[5] (102nt)
• 2000 census
• Density
15/km2 (38.8/sq mi) (201st)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$29.481 billion[6] (139t)
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Tot
$21.189 billion[6] (115t)
• Per capita
Gini (1996)50.9[7]
HDI (2015)Increase 0.516[8]
law · 154t
CurrencyPapua New Guinean kina (PGK)
Time zoneUTC+10, +11 (AEST)
Drivin sidecaur
Cawin code+675
ISO 3166 codePG

Papua New Guinea is a kintra in Oceania. It haes a population o 5,900,000, an its caipital ceety is Port Moresby. Papua New Guinea is extremey cultureilly divers, wi mare then tae thousan deestinct speeches extant amoong the indwallers, and menay tribes hae cultures an customs completely differing fro eachoer.

Much o Papua New Guinea is covered in thicke reenforest, in which be livin a greet menay endemic species.

His Maijesty Charles III is the King an heid o state o Papua New Guinea. Sir Michael Somare is the current Prime Meenister.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Somare, Michael (6 December 2004). "Stable Government, Investment Initiatives, and Economic Growth". Keynote address to the 8th Papua New Guinea Mining and Petroleum Conference. Archived frae the original on 28 Juin 2006. Retrieved 9 August 2007. Archived 2006-06-28 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Never more to rise". The National (February 6, 2006). Archived frae the original on 13 Julie 2007. Retrieved 19 Januar 2005.
  3. "Papua New Guinea". The World Factbook. Langley, Virginia: Central Intelligence Agency. 2012. Archived frae the original on 16 Mey 2016. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
  4. "Sign language becomes an official language in PNG". Radio New Zealand. 21 Mey 2015.
  5. Population a concern (25 June 2013). [deid airtin]
  6. a b c d "Papua New Guinea". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 25 Julie 2017.
  7. "GINI index". World Bank. Retrieved 30 Julie 2013.
  8. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2017.