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Who discovered Papua New Guinea?
The capital of Papua New Guinea is Port Moresby . Guinea's capital city is Conakry.
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 habit…ation and development that new species of animals are still being found.
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 Gui…nea. The Kokoda Trail was the scene of one of the bloodiest campaigns of World War 2 - a campaign that was vital to Australia's own security.
The main exports of Papua New Guinea, making up 66% of the GDP, are old, copper ore, oil, timber, palm oil and coffee.
'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.
Yes, Papua New Guinea is a country that is in Oceania. It is officially called the Independent State of 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 re…ligions are composed of Indigenous beliefs such as traditional animistic and ancestor worship, or religions from other countries, such as Baha'i. The Papua New Guinea Embassy website states that, out of the total population, 30% are Roman Catholic and 20% are evangelical Lutheran, making up the largest percentage of Protestants.
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 col…onised when Germany took control of the northern half in 1884, and Britain took control of the southern half the same year.
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 P…apua New Guinea. It lies within the geographical region known as Oceania (which is not a continent), and is directly north of Australia's eastern half. It is east of Indonesia, between the Coral Sea and the South Pacific Ocean.
No, Papua New Guinea is mountainous and some is rainforests.
Papua New Guinea is approximately 75 years old, the country itself.
Yes, many expatriates home school their children.
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 cho…ice but to live in settlements. The amount of road traffic in Port Moresby proves the overpopulated statement.
no, papua new guinea is a country !
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.