Papua New Guinea is an independent state in the continent of Oceania. It covers the eastern part of the island of New Guinea and part of the surrounding islands. The western part of the island of New Guinea belongs to Indonesia. Neighbors; in the West Indonesia, south Australia. Area; 462,840 km². The Capital is Port Moresby.
Cities of Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea Area Code: +675
Papua New Guinea Currency: Papua New Guinea
Alotau, Goroka, Kavieng, Kimbe, Kokopo, League, Madang, Mount Hagen, Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea's Economy
The economy of the country is based on agriculture. Also livestock and fishing is important. More pigs and poultry are grown. Major agricultural products grown in the country; oat, kulkas, banana, coconut, sweet potato, coffee and cocoa. In addition, fruit and vegetable cultivation is also highly developed.
Major industrial and manufacturing sites are forest products, minerals, fish, food, construction materials and household goods.
It sells coffee, tea, cocoa, forest products, fish, fruit and vegetables. It buys heavy machinery and various tools from the outside.
Gold is the most important mine in the country. Silver, copper, oil and natural gas are also extracted.
Papua New Guinea Exported Products
Petroleum Gas, Gold, Rough Wood, Crude Oil and Copper Ore.
Papua New Guinea's Import Products
Refined Oil, Crude Oil, Brass, Excavation Machines and Planes, Helicopters and / or Space.
Countries exported by Papua New Guinea
Australia, Japan, China, Other Asia and Singapore.
Papua New Guinea's Import Countries
Australia, China, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Nations Living in Papua New Guinea
There are three main groups as the indigenous population in the country; Papuanas in the south and inner regions, and the pygmies in the western and eastern parts of the Malaysians. There are also Australians, Polynesians and some Chinese. The majority of Indians are black skinned.
Languages spoken in Papua New Guinea
Official language is English. The number of native languages and dialects in the country is over 700. 200 of them belong to Malayan-Polynesian origin malaychese language group. The standard English Pidgin is mostly spoken in the commercial field.