PAPUA NEW GUINEA

historical demographical data of the administrative division


PROVINCEcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mic2000c1990c1987c1980c1971codecodecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:CAGL/SYGL/SYGLGL/SYGLISOFIPS
CentralPort Moresby2950011390184,0140,6135,0117,2117,3CECPMPP01se
ChimbuKundiawa61002360259,7183,8186,8178,5160,2CHCPKPP08ceformed 1966 from parts of Gulf and the Highlands provincesSimbu
East New BritainRabaul155005980220,1184,4157,8133,5113,8ENEBRPP10nesplit from New Britain in 1966
East SepikWewak4280016530343,2248,3260,0220,9181,9ESESWPP11ncsplit from Sepik in 1966
Eastern HighlandsGoroka112004320433,0299,6310,3277,2239,6EHEHGPP09ce
EngaWabag128004940295,0238,4180,1164,5EGEPWPP19cnformed 1973 from parts of Southern Highlands and Western Highlands
GulfKerema3450013320106,968,172,664,258,6GUGPKPP02sc
MadangMadang2900011200365,1270,3251,1211,2171,0MDMPMPP12nc
ManusLorengau210081043,432,830,525,824,9MNMRLPP13nc
Milne BayAlotau140005410210,4157,3153,8127,8109,5MBMBAPP03seformer capital Samarai (until ca 1978)
MorobeLae3450013320539,4363,5364,4310,5249,0MRMPLPP14ec
National Capital DistrictPort Moresby24090254,2193,2145,3122,876,5NCNCDPP20sesplit from Central in 1974
New IrelandKavieng96003710118,487,278,965,759,5NINIKPP15ne
North SolomonsArawa93003590175,2159,5159,1128,996,4NSNSAPP07neKieta, Bougainville ; former capital Sohano (until ca 1978)
NorthernPopondetta228008800133,196,892,277,366,5NONPPPP04seOro
SandaunVanimo3630014020185,7135,2130,1114,194,0SASANPP18nwsplit from Sepik in 1966 West Sepik (until ca 1989)
Southern HighlandsMendi238009190546,3302,7262,4235,6192,9SHSHMPP05cw
West New BritainTalasea210008110184,5127,5110,689,261,5WNWBKPP17nesplit from New Britain in 1966
WesternDaru9930038340153,3108,793,678,970,9WEWPDPP06swFly
Western HighlandsMount Hagen85003280440,0291,1304,8262,9346,0WHWHMPP16c
TOTAL:Port Moresby4628401787105190,83689,03479,43006,82489,9

File created on 2000-01-20; revised on 2001-06-23 and last modified on 2003-05-24 by Jan Lahmeyer

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