Watpi

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Watpi
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Coordinates: 4°21′S152°41′E / 4.350°S 152.683°E / -4.350; 152.683 Coordinates: 4°21′S152°41′E / 4.350°S 152.683°E / -4.350; 152.683
Country Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea
Province New Ireland Province
District Namatanai District

Watpi is a village on the south-west coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, north of Kait. The villagers speak the Kandas language. [1] Traditionally the chief of Watpi has three wives. [2] It is located in Konoagil Rural LLG. [3]

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References

  1. Frawley, William J. (1 May 2003). International Encyclopedia of Linguistics: 4-Volume Set: 4-Volume Set. Oxford University Press. p. 2. ISBN   978-0-19-513977-8 . Retrieved 31 December 2012.
  2. Westermarck, Edward (1 April 2003). History of Human Marriage 1922. Kessinger Publishing. p. 19. ISBN   978-0-7661-4525-2 . Retrieved 31 December 2012.
  3. United Nations in Papua New Guinea (2018). "Papua New Guinea Village Coordinates Lookup". Humanitarian Data Exchange. 1.31.9.