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Hiri Moale Festival - Photo by jurvetson - CC-BY

Population mid-1999 ............................................4,705,126
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 930
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 4.2
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.3
Labor force (%) ....... 2.3
 

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Welcoming Party - Photo by jurvetson - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................178,704 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 17
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 58
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 61
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................30
Access to safe water (% of population) ......................................31

 Go to capital - Port Morsby City Profile - To Papua New Guinea History

 

About Papua New Guinea __ A good overview of Papua New Guinea including an "expanded profile" link. - From Countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/papuanew.htm

Background Note: Papua New Guinea __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2797.htm  

CIA - The World Factbook -- Papua New Guinea __ A Detailed look at Papua New Guina including history, culture, political structure, economics and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/pp.html 

Economy of Papua New Guinea __ "Papua New Guinea is richly endowed with natural resources, but exploitation has been hampered by the rugged terrain and the high cost of developing infrastructure. Agriculture provides a subsistence livelihood for the bulk of the population." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to additional material. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Papua_New_Guinea  

Embassy of Papua New Guinea to the Americas, Washington, DC __ A great place to begin your study of Papua New Guinea. You will find an overview of the country, travel and tourism information, history and more. - From Embassy of Papua New Buinea - http://www.pngembassy.org/  

Ethnologue report for Papua New Guinea __ Page dedicated to the languages spoken in Papua New Guinea - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Papua+New+Guinea

Maps Of Papua New Guinea __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Papua.html  
 
National Statistical Office of Papua New Guinea __ Website of the official keepers of PNG statistics. You will find census information, economics and more. - From National Statistical Office of Papua New Guinea - http://www.nso.gov.pg/

 

Papua New Guinea __ "Papua New Guinea is a raw land, remarkably untamed and as variegated as swamp and jagged limestone; mud and moss forest; suffocating heat and Highland chill; plumed, pearl-shelled villagers and prosaic hill people; tiny tree kangaroos and enormous Queen Alexandra Birdwing butterflies." Need I say more? - illustrated - From Lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/australasia/papua_new_guinea/

Papua New Guinea __ A good overview including culture, history, tourism and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1246074.stm
 
Papua New Guinea __ A good overview of Papua New Guinea covering a wide variety of topics. - From Atlapedia Online - http://www.atlapedia.com/online/countries/papuanew.htm

Papua New Guinea Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little "+" icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Papua New Guinea - geography Flag, Map ... __ "Papua New Guinea Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." All that and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/papua_new_guinea_geography.html

Papua New Guinea: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blpapua.htm

Papua New Guinea: History, Geography, Government, and Culture ... __ Good overview of Papua New Guinea including history, culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107875.html 

papua new guinea map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Papua New Guinea, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/oceania/pg.htm

Papua New Guinea Photos __ Here are click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Papua New Guinea. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Oceania/Papua_New_Guinea/
 
Papua New Guinea Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Papua New Guinea ( PNG ) as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Papua New Guinea and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/papua_new_guinea

Papua New Guinea pictures, Papua New Guinea images  __ "Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Papua New Guinea as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Papua New Guinea images and photos." - illustrated - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_papua_new_guinea_127.html  

Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority __ Official tourism website with all you need to know to plan a business trip or vacation. - illustrated - From Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority - http://www.pngtourism.org.pg/

Papua New Guinea Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/papua-new-guinea/ 


 

 

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