Port Moresby is one of the most populated cities in Papua New Guinea, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Oceania, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 09.24S latitude / 147.08E longitude. For routing in Port Moresby, please check the free driving directions Port Moresby service below.
When you visit Papua New Guinea, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is English, Hiri Motu, Papua New Guinean Sign Language, Tok Pisin, and the officially used currency is Papua New Guinean Kina (PGK), since 1975.
Port Moresby, the capital city, has numerous population; 343 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Port Moresby counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Papua New Guinea, bears 8 418 346 sum citizens spreading on its 178 703,45 sq mi / 462 840 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Papua New Guinea is Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Unity in diversity, while salute for the national anthem called: O arise all you sons of this land.
Google maps Port Moresby, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Papua New Guinea and the neighboring countries like Indonesia.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Papua New Guinea Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea, just north of Australia, and many outlying islands. The Indonesian province of West Papua (Irian Jaya) is to the west. To the north and east are the islands of Manus, New Britain, New Ireland, and Bougainville, all part of Papua New Guinea. About one-tenth larger than California, its mountainous interior has only recently explored. Two major rivers, the Sepik and the Fly, are navigable for shallow-draft vessels.