Facts about Papua
A rea: 462 840 km2
Capital city: Port Moresby
Religion: Catholicism, Protestantism and tribal religions
Language: apr. 800 tribal languages. Official language is Pidgin
English and English
Climate: Tropical, with great variety from area to area
Papua New Guinea
The country Papua New Guinea is made up of the eastern part of the
island New Guinea and 600 other islands.
The pacific state, Papua New Guinea is situated Northeast of Australia.
Papua New Guinea was discovered by Europeans in 1525.
In the eighteen-hundreds missionaries and traders started to enter
In 1884 Germany and Great Britain agreed on dividing the area between
Australia overtook administration of both areas after the first
In 1975 the country got its independence. It is today member of
the British Commonwealth.