Papua New Guinea
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Papua New Guinea - Physical geography

Area : 462 840 Km2
Water : 2.2 %
Lands under cultivation : 1 %
Forests : 66 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Pacific Ocean)
Max. Height : 4706 m (Mt Wilhelm)


Papua New Guinea - Climate
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Temperatures ░C (degrees Celsius) in Port Moresby
Rainfall (mm) in Port Moresby
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Papua New Guinea - People
Nationality : Papua New Guinean
Main language(s) : English, Pidgin

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Population (2005) : 5 889 000 people
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Density : 13 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 3.9 children / woman
Life expectancy : 56 years
Urban population : 13 %

Main cities :
220 000 people Port Moresby (capital)
130 000 people New Britain
90 000 people Lae
19 000 people Kilinailau
17 000 people Rabaul


Papua New Guinea - Economy
Currency : Kina (PGK) = 100 Tosa
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 3.88 Kina (PNG)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 3.03 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 515 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 3.87 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 657 dollars


Papua New Guinea - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Taroes (6)
- Coconuts (9)
- Yams (10)
- Cocoa (12)
- Tea (19)
- Coffee (20)
- Bananas (23)
- Pigs
- Gold (11)
- Copper (14)
- Silver (22)
- Oil
RECORDS :
- 2nd largest island in the world = New Guinea (785 000 Km2).
- Highest mountain in Oceania = Wilhelm (4694 m).
- The largest lizards in the world = Varanus of New Guinea (max length = 4.75 m).


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