Papua New Guinea #PapuaNewGuinea
Papua New Guinea Country in Oceania information and photo #PapuaNewGuinea – Papua New Guinea flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Papua New Guinea, in the southwestern Pacific, encompasses the eastern half of New Guinea and its offshore islands. A country of immense cultural and biological diversity, it’s known for its beaches, coral reefs and scuba diving. Inland are active volcanoes, granite Mt. Wilhelm and dense rainforest, which hikers traverse via the Kokoda Trail. There are also agricultural villages, many with their own languages.
Capital: Port Moresby
Currency: Papua New Guinean kina
Population: 7.321 million (2013) World Bank
Official languages: English, Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu