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Papua New Guinea Travel Guide

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Quick Facts
Capital Port Moresby
Government Constitutional monarchy with parliamentary democracy
Currency kina (PGK)
Area total: 462,840 km2
land: 452,860 km2
water: 9,980 km2
Population 5,545,268 (July 2006 est.)
Language English spoken by 1%-2%, Tok Pisin widespread, Motu spoken in Papua region
note: 820 indigenous languages
Religion Roman Catholic 22%, Lutheran 16%, Presbyterian / Methodist / London Missionary Society 8%, Anglican 5%, Evangelical Alliance 4%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1%, other Protestant 10%, indigenous beliefs 34%
Calling Code +675
Internet TLD .pg
Time Zone UTC+10

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