The official language is Hiri Motu and the Papua New Guinean kina is the currency of the Papua New Guinea. The domain is .pg and the country code is +675.
National day is celebrated on 16 Sep 1975. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Papua New Guinea is no exception.
In Papua New Guinea, Cricket is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Papua New Guinean people. Kava is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Papua New Guinea. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Papua New Guinean symbol.
The country was founded by Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare. and James Marape is the Prime Minister.
In Papua New Guinea the power plugs and sockets are of type I. The standard voltage is 240 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.
The Papua New Guinean national anthem was written by Tom Shacklady and composed by Tom Shacklady.
|Official name(s)||The Independent State of Papua New Guinea|
|Alternative name(s)||Independent State of Papua New Guinea (official, English)|
|Regional location||Oceania, group of islands including the eastern half of the island of New Guinea between the Coral Sea and the South Pacific Ocean, east of Indonesia|
|Country name etymology||The country was named in the 19th century the word "Papua" is derived from a Malay word describing the frizzy Melanesian hair, and "New Guinea" (Nueva Guinea) was the name coined by the Spanish explorer Yñigo Ortiz de Retez.|
|Climate||Tropical; northwest monsoon (December to March), southeast monsoon (May to October); slight seasonal temperature variation|
|Terrain||Mostly mountains with coastal lowlands and rolling foothills|
|National Day||16 Sep 1975|
|Religion||Christianity Protestantism, Catholicism|
|Currency||Papua New Guinean kina|
|Capital city||Port Moresby|
|Head of government||Prime Minister|
|Nationality||Papua New Guinean|
|Driving side||Drive on the Left-hand side|
|Total area||462,840 km2 (178,700 sq mi)|
|Timezone||UTC+10, +11 (AEST)|
|Average elevation||667 m (2,188 ft)|
|Mains electricity||240 V|
|Emergency telephone numbers||Emergency Telephone Numbers|
The National animal of Papua New Guinea is Dugong
The National flower of Papua New Guinea is Dendrobium Lasianthera Sepik Blue Type. Botanical name is Dendrobium Lasianthera.
The National bird of Papua New Guinea is Raggiana bird-of-paradise