PAPUA NEW GUINEA

historical demographical data of the urban centers


PLACE NAMEprovincevariants of the namec2000c1990c1980c1971e1970c1966?e1950?e1938/39e1935/36e1928e1900particularselevationfound.yr
source:*=capitalCABBHC,SYSYWGHWHAAG,EBHBHGWWin m
AbauCE0
AitapeES3,73,40,50,10
AlotauMB*Gehua10,06,44,30
AmbuntiES1,21,00,7
AngoramES1,41,81,8
ArawaNS*36,412,60
BalimoWE
BaniaraMB0
BuinNS0,90
BuloloMR12,97,56,73,12,7former gold mining area
DaruWE*12,98,57,13,70
DoguraMB0
Esa'alaMB0
FinschhafenMD0,70,4site of first German occupation of NE Guinea0
Freidrich-Wilhelmshafen> see:Madang
Gehua> see:Alotau
GorokaEH*18,617,918,59,34,8
Hagen> see:Mount Hagen
Herbertshöhe> see:Kokopo
HoskinsWN0
KainantuEH6,73,83,8
KairukuCE0
KandrianWN0,60
KaremaCE
Kari> see:Tari
KaviengNI*11,66,84,62,52,10
KeravatEN0
KeremaGU*5,14,03,40,80
KietaNS3,50,80,10
KimbeWN14,68,64,70
KiungaWE8,34,01,40,9
KokodaNO4,00
KokopoENHerbertshöhe20,33,22,2includes Vunamami since 199X?0
KundiawaCH*8,15,84,3
KupianoCE
LaeMR*78,080,761,634,724,312,40,2capital of Territory of New Guinea from 1941-197501927
LaiaganEG0,7
LorengauMN*5,84,64,03,40
LumiSA
MadangMD*Freidrich-Wilhelmshafen, Freidrich Wilhelmhafen27,427,121,313,511,26,60
MaprikES
MendiSH*17,16,24,11,7
MoreheadWE
Moresby> see:Port Moresby
MorobeMR0
Mount HagenWH*Hagen27,817,413,48,41630
NamatanaiNI0,92,20
Ok TediWEOk Tedi Sulogonikmine complex: copper, gold
PangunaNS3,5copper mine, one of the world largest open cut mines
PomioEN0
PopondettaNO*19,67,36,42,11951
PorgeraEG1,2gold mining district
Port MoresbyCE,NC*Moresby193,2173,5117,066,256,215,72,62,62,11,001873
Port Moresby (agglomeration)CE,NC254,2193,2123,6
RabaulEN*3,917,015,024,821,58,79,74,71,91,5capital of Territory of New Guinea from 1910-1941; suffered from tsunami ca 19990
SalamauaMR2,12,01927
SamaraiMB0,92,20
SogenCE
SohanoNS0,90
TalaseaWN*0
TariSHKari8,20,6
VanimoSA*9,87,93,10,50
WabagEG*4,14,31,5
WauMR4,32,31,1914
WewakES*19,723,219,911,48,90

Included are all places found in atlantes with a symbol indicating some importance, although population figures could not be found yet.
Figures before 1950 mostly include only non-indigenous population.
File created on 2000-01-20; revised on 2001-06-24 and last modified on 2003-05-24 by Jan Lahmeyer

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