Is Papua New Guinea and New Guinea both in Guinea?

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No, Papua New Guinea is in the Pacific. It is the country on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea, although it is sometimes called New Guinea for short. The western half of New Guinea is Indonesian territory. Papua New Guine and New Guinea are completely different to the country of Guinea (officially the 'Republic of Guinea') in west Africa.
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What are the plants in Papua New Guinea?

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 (MORE)

Is Papua New Guinea the largest island?

No, Papua New Guinea - or rather, the island of New Guinea - is the second largest island. The world's largest island is Greenland . There is a common misconception that Australia is the world's biggest island. This is incorrect. Australia is geographically classified as a continent, not an islan (MORE)

Are there forests in Papua New Guinea?

Yes there are many forests in Papua New Guinea. Most of the country remains wild and undeveloped, with rugged mountain jungles that have been so little impacted by human habitation and development that new species of animals are still being found.

What is Papua New Guinea famous for?

Its diversity as it has over 700 native tongues. . Papua New Guinea is arguably most famous for the Kokoda Trail, which links the southern and northern coasts of Papua New Guinea. The Kokoda Trail was the scene of one of the bloodiest campaigns of World War 2 - a campaign that was vital to Australi (MORE)

Papua new guinea government?

The Papua, New Guinea government is a constitutional monarchy, witha parliamentary system. Papua, New Guinea gained independence in1975, after several years of internal self-rule by ademocratically-elected Chief Minister and Government.

Is Sorong in Papua New guinea?

yes. sorong is one of city in Morobe -P apua New guinea. but thereis also other "sorong" which is located in West Papua Province-Indonesia. sorong itself is a "city for transit" if you want tocome visit Raja Ampat islands

Continent of papua new guinea?

Papua New Guinea is not a continent. It is a country on the island of New Guinea. Papua New Guinea is part of the geographical region known as Oceania, but this, too, is not a continent.

Location of Papua new Guinea?

Papua New Guinea is in Oceania, the southwestern part of thePacific Ocean. It makes up the eastern half of the island of NewGuinea.

Who discovered Papua New Guinea?

If the question is intended to ask, 'Which European first discovered Papua New Guniea?', the answer is that Portuguese explorer, Jorge de Menezes, is credited with making the European discovery of Papua New Guinea in the early 16th Century (1526-27).

What countries are in Papua New Guinea?

Papua New Guinea is the only country that is in Papua New Guinea. It is officially called the Independent State of Papua New Guinea. However, it occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea. The western half is occupied by West Papua, an Indonesian province.

How big is Papua New Guinea?

Papua New Guinea is ranked 61 out of 256 in largeness (Countries, Seas, Islands etc.) Land: 452, 860 sq. km Water: 9, 980 sq. km TOTAL: 462, 840 sq. km

Is Papua New Guinea a country?

Yes, Papua New Guinea is a country that is in Oceania. It is officially called the Independent State of Papua New Guinea.

What are the religions in Papua New Guinea?

The main religion in Papua New Guinea is Christianity . According to 2000 Census; 96.4% of Papua New Guineans are Christian, of various denominations, whilst 3.6% of other religions are composed of Indigenous beliefs such as traditional animistic and ancestor worship, or religions from other coun (MORE)

When was Papua New Guinea colonized?

The Dutch and Portuguese began trading with the native Papua New Guinean people during the sixteenth century, but they did not colonise the country. Papua New Guinea was colonised when Germany took control of the northern half in 1884, and Britain took control of the southern half the same year.

How large is Papua New Guinea?

Papua New Guinea is ranked 61 out of 256 in largeness (Countries, Seas, Islands etc.) Land: 452, 860 sq. km Water: 9, 980 sq. km TOTAL: 462, 840 sq. km

Is Papua New Guinea in Australia?

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. In geological terms, the continent of Australia and the island of New Guinea are considered one continent as they both sit on the Indo-Australian tec (MORE)

On what continent is Papua New Guinea?

Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern half of the large island of New Guinea positioned north of Australia. For this reason, it is considered to be part of the political region known as Oceania. Oceania is not a geographical continent . Some would say that Papua New Guinea is on the continent (MORE)

Does Papua New Guinea have a king?

Papua New Guinea does not have a king but, as a constitutional monarchy, its Head of State is Queen Elizabeth II. The leader of the government is the Prime Minister.

What is papua new guinea for goodbye?

Papua New Guinea has over 800 languages within it's borders. Infact, one of its official languages is English. However, one commonlanguage is Tok Pisin. In This language "goodbye" is translated as"lukim yu bihain".

Where is Papua New Guinea?

Papua New Guinea is on the island of New Guinea, in the southern hemisphere. The western half of the island, together with numerous nearby islands, constitute the country of Papua New Guinea. It lies within the geographical region known as Oceania (which is not a continent), and is directly north (MORE)

What are facts about Papua New Guinea?

Papua New Guinea consists of the eastern half of the island of New Guinea - the islands of New Britain, New Ireland, Bougainville and around six hundred smaller islands, north of Australia.

Where are New Zealand and Papua New Guinea?

New Zealand and Papua New Guinea are both in the Southern Hemisphere. Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea, which lies about 150km at its closest point directly to the north of Australia. New Zealand is an island nation about 2000km southeast of Australia. Each is a (MORE)

Is Papua New Guinea New Zealand?

No. Papua New Guinea is part of the island of New Guinea, north ofAustralia, New Zealand is an island nation southeast of Australia.

Does it snow in Papua New Guinea?

It does not snow in Papua New Guinea. The country has a tropical climate, with tropical rainforests. However, it does snow on the actual island of New Guinea, of which Papua New Guinea occupies only the eastern half, even though the island is tropical. The mountain Puncak Jaya (4884m) has snow and (MORE)

Is Papua New Guinea in Indonesia?

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.

Why did the Japanese go to Papua New Guinea?

" 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.

What languages are spoken in Papua New Guinea?

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 (MORE)

Papua new guinea tourism?

Papua New Guinea's tourism activities consist of hiking and trekking, surfing, diving, fishing, cruises, bird watching, kayaking, snorkelling, tours, and cultural events. You are so very welcome.

Is papua new guinea overpopulated?

No, but the capital city Port Moresby has been labeled overpopulated as people from villages have travelled to the capital, thinking to have a better life; leaving them no choice but to live in settlements. The amount of road traffic in Port Moresby proves the overpopulated statement.

Is there pollution in Papua New Guinea?

Yes there is definitely pollution of air, water and land. In the capital city's streets of Port Moresby, there are plastic bags, packaging, bottles and any rubbish at all that is just casually thrown on the ground, which ends up in the ocean, most commonly at Ela Beach.

Does it rain in papua new guinea?

Yes, Papua New Guinea is certainly not a desert! It is a tropical area that experiences humid rain, usually all year round but mostly in the Southern Hemisphere's winter.

Do people in papua new guinea eat guinea pigs?

No, I can assure you Papua New Guinean's do not eat guinea pigs as they are a domesticated animal. Only a insignificant number of people keep and care for domesticated animals in PNG.