Is Papua New Guinea the most polluted island?
Not at all. Much of Papua New Guinea is remote wilderness.
Papua New Guinea is also not an island. It occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea.
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 Australia's own security.
They are two different countries. Australia largly takes after England and American and is mainly populated by 'whites' (for the lack of a better word) where as Papua New Guinea follows nations like Singapore and Malaysia and is mostly populated by 'asians' (again for the lack of a better word). Australia is more modern and technologically advanced than most parts of Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea once belonged to Australia but declared independence in…
They don't, that was way before the arrival of the Europeans. Approximately 96% of the population is Christian. For the most part, people in Papua New Guinea do not eat other people. This is illegal in all civilised countries. However, Papua New Guinea is a fascinating place, with many regions virtually untouched by modern society. Cannibalism was a common practice in Papua New Guinea as recently as the twentieth century. There are some tribes in…
The fourth most populated country in the world is Indonesia, with an estimated population of over 240 million. Indonesia is the largest independent island nation in the world, and shares three of its islands with other countries. Borneo with Malaysia and Brunei, Timor with East Timor, and New Guinea with Papua New Guinea.
Yes. Most species of kangaroos, including Grey kangaroos, are native to Australia. Tree kangaroos are the only type of kangaroos which are native to other countries besides Australia. There are five species of tree kangaroo on the island of New Guinea, which comprises the countries of Papua New Guinea and Irian Jaya (Indonesia).
Kangaroos actually live in the wild in three countries. Most kangaroos are endemic to Australia ( although wallabies have been introduced to some overseas countries). The tree-kangaroos, however, are found in Australia and on the island of New Guinea, where they may live in either the eastern country of Papua New Guinea, or in the western half, which belongs to Indonesia.
Mount Giluwe is the highest volcano in Papua New Guinea. An old shield volcano which has been inactive for thousands of years, it is 4,368 metres high. Papua New Guinea's highest active volcano is Mount Ulawun, with an elevation of 2334 m. It showed all the signs of erupting in June 2010, but it did not actually erupt. Its most significant recent eruption was in 1980.
Australia's most common large kangaroo, the red kangaroo, is not found in Australia's island state of Tasmania. Foresters kangaroos, a sub-species of Eastern Grey kangaroo, are found in Tasmania, and there are also numerous wallaby species, as well as the Tasmanian pademelon. The only kangaroos found in New guinea (which comprises both papua New Guinea and a province of Indonesia) are various species of tree kangaroo.
Official business in Papua New guinea would be undertaken in English. English is the language spoken within the government and the education system, but is used by only around 1-2% of the people. Tok Pisin, also known as New Guinea Pidgin or Melanesian Pidgin, is a creole language and the most widely used. Hiri Motu is spoken by less than 2% of the population, and is most common in the southern region.
The huli are an indigenous tribe in Papua New Guinea. They live in the central highlands of the tari basin. The first contact with the rest of the world was in 1934. They are most famous for their wigs. Huli people are stocking and men bearded. The men and women live in separate huts. They are believed to have been living in Papua New guinea for 600-1000 years or more.