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New Guinea

Located north of Australia, New Guinea is the world's second largest island.
No. Papua New Guinea was once a territory of Australia. It is now a country in its own right, having achieved full independence on 16 September 1975. It does not belong to Asia.
The 1975 Papua New Guinea, 1 kina is not very valuable. Most rangein value from $1.84 to $2.90. However, a proof can be valued around$9.21.
Two countries occupy the island of New Guinea. They are PapuaNew Guinea in the east, and West Papua, a province of Indonesia , to the west (Dutch New Guinea during WW2).
Yes. Germany took control of the northern half of the country in 1884. In 1899 the German imperial government assumed direct control of the territory, and this is when the territory became known as German new Guinea - a title it retained for only about 5 years.
No, Papua New Guinea is mountainous and some is rainforests.
New Guinea is an island encompassing two countries - Papua New Guinea and the Indonesian province of West papua. The capital of Papua New Guinea is Port Moresby.
The Kokoda Track is a route in Papua New Guinea which leads fromthe village of Kokoda across the mountains into Papua towards PortMoresby. It was the route used by a small Japanese force in 1942 toattack Port Moresby. Their attack petered out as they ran out ofammunition and food,, and an Australian...
== Answer ==   Papua New Guinea was important to Japan because they needed a piece of land close enough to Australia so their aircraft would be able to bomb cities and major targets. So Port Morseby was a great place to stage the invasion fleet.     Answer   Japan had never seriously...
south African citizen can enter to papua new guinea,new zealand without a visa ?
No.It is not in the U.S.
Between Australia and the island of New Guinea lies the Arafura Sea. Between Australia and Papua New Guinea lies the Coral Sea and Torres Strait.
Papua New Guinea's road to independence is quite complicated. The northern half of Papua New Guinea was known as German New Guinea after it came under German control in 1884, while the southern half was known as British New Guinea, later renamed to Papua in 1904. During WWI, the island was occupied...
No. The bird on the flag of Papua New Guinea is the Bird of Paradise .
All of Papua New Guinea is included in Oceania. Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea. The western half of the island of New Guinea belongs to Indonesia, which is regarded as part of Asia.
Mining, agriculture, business, trader.
Not very cold! The average temp. of Papua New Guinea is 26,8°
The Coral Sea separates Queensland and Papua New Guinea. Torres Strait lies between the far northern tip of Queensland and the southern coast of Papua New Guinea.
The Indonesian province of West Papua lies west of Papua New Guinea.
== A personal anecdote on the topic ==   My Father never spoke of the war except to say that in Papua New Guinea he lived in muddy trenches. His feet were always wet and sore as it was always pouring rain. Leeches clinging onto their bodies were a problem all the time. Also said he lived on bully...
New Zealand and Papua New Guinea are not joined to Australia. Papua New Guinea lies 150km to the north of Australia's northernmost point, while New Zealand is 1250km from the Australian mainland. Sometimes, the two nations are grouped in the general region known as Australasia .
The Bird of Paradise is a brightly coloured bird found in parts of far northern Australia, and in New Guinea. It features on the flag of Papua New Guinea.
No distance at all. Papua New Guinea shares the island of New Guinea with Indonesia.
hunting laws and traveling laws.
Definitely. In January 1942, the Japanese invaded New Guinea with the intent of controlling the island, hoping to increase the extent of Japanese control in the Pacific. They held several bases on the north coast, as well as Rabaul. The Japanese tried to make their way over the Owen Stanley...
"Guinea" is located on the west side of Africa; Papua New Guinea is a separate country, and is located above Australia.
During WWI,Papua New Guinea was occupied by Australian troops to defend the British half. When the Treaty of Versailles was established after World War I, Australia administered German New Guinea (the northern half), and the British part of the island came to be considered an External Territory of...
Up until about mid-afternoon in Papua New Guinea, it is the previous day in the United States - depending on which part of the US one is referring to. So, for most of PNG's Wednesday, it is Tuesday in the States.
Papua New Guinea shares the island of New Guinea with West Papua, a province of Indonesia. Therefore, Indonesia is the closest country to Papua New Guinea.
It covers 25,211,000 ha. Roughly about 55.7% of Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea is a Ocean-Ocean Convergent Boundary Type
Papua New Guinea and Indonesia share the island of New Guinea.
The two disadvantages of Australia giving* aid to Papua New Guinea is that the question is not something which can be answered.
Papua New Guinea is south of the equator.
The straight-line distance from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea toCairns, Australia is 520.4 miles. A nonstop flight would take 55minutes.
There are no glaciers in New Guinea. It is a tropical island.
145 Degrees east 5 degrees south.
The Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels were a tribe of Papua New Guinean native people nicknamed by the Australians because of their wild, woolly hair.   The Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels helped Australian soldiers during WWII in the 1942 battles against invading Japanese troops. They lived in the villages along the...
It is difficult to get exact daily estimates for walkers on the Kokoda Trail. Figures indicate that, during the course of a whole week, there might be (at most) 160 walkers, especially during peak times such as the lead-up to ANZAC Day. The tour guides prefer to limit numbers to around 20 per group,...
The Bird-of-Paradise is the national animal of Papua New Guinea. The birds-of-paradise are members of the family Paradisaeidae of the order Passeriformes. The majority of species in this family are found on the island of New Guinea and its satellites, with a few species occurring in the...
Prior to Papua New Guinea's independence in 1975, it was administered by Australia .
Cannibalism was a common practice in Papua New Guinea as recently as the twentieth century. There are some tribes in the wildest western region of Papua New Guinea which are said to still maintain the practice, such as the ethnic groups of the Korowai and the Kombai people, but only as a form of...
Papua New Guinea is approximately 75 years old, the country itself.
Torres Strait lies between Australia and Papua New Guinea.
The distance from Daru, Papua, New Guinea, to Makati, Philippines, is 2,225 air miles. That equals 3,581 kilometers or 1,934 nautical miles.
Papua New Guinea is an independent country in its own right. It is not part of Australia, although it was administered by Australia from after World War I until 1975.
Papua New Guinea has a constitutional monarchy.
No. Papua New Guinea shares the island of New Guinea with the Indonesian privince of West Papua. Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern side of the island, while west papua is the western half.
Yes. Papua New Guinea became an independent country in 1975.
Obviously prime ministers, like Sir Michael Somare, O-Shen (singer/rapper) and PNG born swimmer, Ryan Pini.
Yes. Papua New Guinea became an independent country in 1975.
The invasion of Papua New Guinea was seen as a very real threat to Australia's security, as defence of PNG and Port Moresby was critical to victory in the south Pacific. Had Port Moresby fallen, it would have left northern Australia more vulnerable to attack. Singapore had already fallen, Rabaul ...
No. It does not snow in New Guinea.
26,302 Estimated resident population in 2006. 31,223 Estimated resident population in 2010. That is an average of 1230.25 increases each year.
Port Moresby, National Capital District.
The absolute location is 9* s and 147* e. Im not a 100% sure what the relative location is and i :)
There are not all that many animals to hunt in PNG aside from wild pigs.
Yes, in the Highlands.
They were basically forced to by the more powerful rulers of the country.
The continent of Australia lies directly south of the island of New Guinea.
There are hundreds of ethnic groups living in Papua New Guinea.  They can be generally categorized into three groups: coastal,  inland, and islanders.
There over 820 indigenous languages identified as being spoken in Papua New Guinea. The official languages of Papua New Guinea are Tok Pisin, English, and Hiri Motu.
Papua New Guinea is on the island of New Guinea . It is within two geographical regions: Australasia (not Australia) and Oceania .
New Guinea is an island because, first and foremost, it is surrounded by water. It is not a continent because it does not sit on its own tectonic plate: it shares the same land mass as Australia.
Literacy : definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 57.3%. male: 63.4%. female: 50.9% (2000 census).
In 2010,the life expectancy of people in Papua New Guinea is as follows: Males - 63.78 years Females - 68.31 years This works out to an average of 65.99 years.
Papua New Guinea O arise all you sons of this land, Let us sing of our joy to be free, Praising God and rejoicing to be Papua New Guinea. CHORUS Shout our name from the mountains to seas Papua New Guinea: Let us raise our voices and proclaim Papua New Guinea. Now give thanks to...
Papua New Guinea was admnistered by Australia between World War I and 1975. Prior to World War I, the northern half was under German control and the southern half was under control of Great Britain.
It is the independent country of Papua New Guinea.
As for the other part of their name, guinea pigs were first brought to Europe about four hundred years ago by Spanish sailors, probably form a country in South America call Dutch Guiana. And the sailors called them Guiana pigs.
"Operation Mo" (more commonly known in the Occident as the Port Moresby Operation) was intended to separate Australia and New Zealand from its ally the US and upon its success the Japanese sought to expand onto the Australian mainland itself.
The Torres Strait Islands lie between Cape York Peninsula and Papua New Guinea.
they have two. Rugby and Aussie Rules
The official languages of Papua New Guinea are Tok Pisin, English,and Hiri Motu. English is the language spoken within the government and theeducation system, but is used by only around 1-2% of the people.Tok Pisin, also known as New Guinea Pidgin or Melanesian Pidgin(even though it's not actually...
* Abelmoschus manihot  * Abroma fastuosa  * Acacia crassicarpa  * Acrorumohra hasseltii  * Aglaia argentea  * Aglaia brassii  * Aglaia brownii  * Aglaia cremea  * Aglaia cuspidata  * Aglaia elaeagnoidea  * Aglaia euryanthera  * Aglaia integrifolia  * Aglaia leucoclada  * Aglaia mackiana...
Because they have very little infrastructure, industry, social services etc compared to developed country's such as the USA or Australia.
Papua New Guinea is part of Oceania, which is a geographical region and not a continent. It is not part of Australia. Papua New Guinea has been an independent country since 16 September 1975. Before that Papua New Guinea was a territory which was governed by Australia. The Pangaea theory...
Stanley Gene Adrian Lam Both former professional rugby league players in England, and Lam also played in the NRL. Gene is currently the national coach of PNG.
Papua New Guinea is telephone country code +675, and most nationalnumbers in PNG have 7 or 8 digits. There are no area codes or trunkcodes. If you are calling on a mobile phone, just dial +675 (including theplus symbol) and the subscriber number. If you are calling on a landline phone, replace the...
The Second AIF were involved in the battle for the Kokoda Trail (not track), in New Guinea. At first, the defence of the track was in the hands of several militia (non-regular army troops, like the Reserve these days) units. They moved from Port Moresby in the south, overland northwards along the...
Papua New Guinea is north of Australia.
No. The country of Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea.