Papua New Guinea

Facts and stats about Papua New Guinea

6.43 million

Population. Ranked 105th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 124th in 2012.


Indonesia 820 km
Largest city Port Moresby - 250,000
Capital city Port Moresby - 250,000
Major language English, Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu
Major religion Christianity, indigenous beliefs
Monetary unit kina
Head of state Queen Elizabeth II, represented by a Governor-General.
Prime minister Peter O'Neill
Alternative names new guinea, Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, papua n.g.
Groups Christian countries, East Asia and Pacific, Hot countries, Island countries, Sparsely populated countries, World

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