Countries, States, and Cities
Where is New Guinea located?
Asked in New Guinea
Which country is located on the eastern side of New Guinea?
Is there a difference between Guinea and New Guinea If so What?
Asked in Australia in WW2, New Guinea
Is Papua New Guinea located north or south of the equator?
Where are New Britain and New Ireland islands located?
Asked in Oceania, New Guinea
Is Papua New Guinea part of Australia?
Papua New Guinea, and the island of New Guinea on which it is located, 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 states that long ago, the island of New Guinea was connected to Australia.
Asked in New Zealand, Australia
Are Australia and New Zealand are located close to other large landmasses?
Asked in New Guinea, Republic of Guinea
Is Papua New Guinea and New Guinea both in Guinea?
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.