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Papua New Guinea
(4,863 words)

Independen Stet bilong Papuaniugini/The Independent State of Papua New Guinea

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

8,756,000

Area

470,000 sq. km (180,000 sq. mi)

Population density

19/sq. km (48/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.03% (per 1,000: births 26, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

35%

Urban dwellers

13% (2.91% p.a.)

Capital city

Port Moresby 383,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

13% Tok Pisin, 4% Enga, 3%…

Cite this page
“Papua New Guinea”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02PNG>
First published online: 2020



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