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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).
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The capital of Papua New Guinea is Port Moresby .
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 transi…t" if you want tocome visit Raja Ampat islands
'Papua' comes from the Malay word pepuah which was used to describe the distinctive, frizzy Melanesian hair of the people who live on the island of New Guinea.
There are 200 newly discovered species in Papua New Guinea. Theseincluded rodents, frogs, and critters. It includes the StrikingDamselfish, giant bent-toed gecko, and the turq…uoise lizard.
Most of Papua New Guinea is on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea.
No, Papua New Guinea is mountainous and some is rainforests.
Tree kangaroos are found in Papua New Guinea, but not ground-dwelling species.
Papua New Guinea is approximately 75 years old, the country itself.
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.
No. Papua New Guinea is a completely separate country, in a completely separate part of the Pacific.
Yes, many expatriates home school their children.
Yes, Papua New Guinea is it's own nation/country.
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 c…hoice but to live in settlements. The amount of road traffic in Port Moresby proves the overpopulated statement.