|Province||New Ireland Province|
Watpi is a village on the south-west coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, north of Kait. The villagers speak the Kandas language.Traditionally the chief of Watpi has three wives. It is located in Konoagil Rural LLG.
New Ireland or Latangai, is a large island in Papua New Guinea, approximately 7,404 km2 (2,859 sq mi) in area with c. 120,000 people. It is the largest island of New Ireland Province, lying northeast of the island of New Britain. Both islands are part of the Bismarck Archipelago, named after Otto von Bismarck, and they are separated by Saint George's Channel. The administrative centre of the island and of New Ireland province is the town of Kavieng located at the northern end of the island. While the island was part of German New Guinea, it was named Neumecklenburg.
Papua New Guinea, officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea is a country in Oceania that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia. Its capital, located along its southeastern coast, is Port Moresby. The western half of New Guinea forms the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua. It is the world's 3rd largest island country with 462,840 km2 (178,700 sq mi).
Kait is a village on the south-west coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. It is located in Konoagil Rural LLG. Two notable rivers flow into the Bismarck Sea here.
Western New Guinea, also known as Papua, is the Indonesian part of the island of New Guinea. Since the island is alternatively named as Papua, the region is also called West Papua. Lying to the west of the independent state of Papua New Guinea, it is the only Indonesian territory to be situated in Oceania. The territory is mostly in the Southern Hemisphere and also includes nearby islands, including the Schouten and Raja Ampat archipelagoes. The region is predominantly covered with ancient rainforest where numerous traditional tribes live, such as the Dani of the Baliem Valley, although a large proportion of the population live in or near coastal areas, with the largest city being Jayapura.
Religion in Papua New Guinea is predominantly Christian, with traditional animism and ancestor worship often occurring less openly as another layer underneath or more openly side by side Christianity. The courts, government, and general society uphold a constitutional right to freedom of speech, thought, and belief. There is no state religion, although the government openly partners with several Christian groups to provide services, and churches participate in local government bodies.
The Senagi languages are a small independent family of Papuan languages in the classification of Malcolm Ross, that had been part of Stephen Wurm's Trans–New Guinea proposal. They consist of the two languages Angor and Dera.
The Catholic Church in Papua New Guinea is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome. Papua New Guinea has approximately two million Catholic adherents, approximately 27% of the country's total population.
The Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary (RPNGC) is a national police force with jurisdiction throughout all of Papua New Guinea.
The continent of Australia, sometimes known in technical contexts by the names Sahul, Australinea, Oceania or Meganesia to distinguish it from the country of Australia, consists of the land masses which sit on Australia's continental plate. This includes mainland Australia, Tasmania, and the island of New Guinea. Situated in the geographical region of Oceania, it is the smallest of the seven traditional continents in the English conception.
New Guinea is a large island separated by a shallow sea from the rest of the Australian continent. It is the world's second-largest island, after Greenland, covering a land area of 785,753 km2 (303,381 sq mi), and the largest wholly or partly within the Southern Hemisphere and Oceania.
The Papua conflict is an ongoing conflict in Western New Guinea (Papua) between Indonesia and the Free Papua Movement. Subsequent to the withdrawal of the Dutch administration from the Netherlands New Guinea in 1962 and implementation of Indonesian administration in 1963, the Free Papua Movement has conducted a low-intensity guerrilla war against Indonesia through the targeting of its military and police.
KambotAKAAp Ma, is a Ramu language of Papua New Guinea of unclear affiliation.
Dibiyasoa.k.a.Bainapi is a Papuan language of Western Province, Papua New Guinea. It is sometimes classified with the Bosavi languages. Søren Wichmann (2013) tentatively considers it to be a separate, independent group. Pawley and Hammarström (2018) note that similarities between Bosavi and Dibiyaso are likely due to loanwords, therefore leaving Dibiyaso as unclassified.
Palabong is a village on the south-west coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. It is located to the southeast of Umudu. It is located in Namatanai Rural LLG.
King is a village on the south-west coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, north of Kait. The villagers speak the Kandas language. Traditionally the chief of Watpi has three wives. It is located in Konoagil Rural LLG.
Kabaman is a village on the south-west coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, south of Kait and north of Lamassa. The people speak the Siar-Lak language. It is located in Konoagil Rural LLG.
Lamassa is a village on the south-west coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, south of Kabaman. Lamassa Island lies off the coast to the south in the bay of the same name. It is located in Konoagil Rural LLG.
Weilo is a village on the south-eastern coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. The Weilo River flows nearby. It is located in Konoagil Rural LLG.
Tabar Island is an island of the Tabar Group of Papua New Guinea, located to the east of New Ireland. It is inhabited by the Tabar people.
The Pam Islands are an island group of the Admiralty Islands archipelago in the Bismarck Sea, within Papua New Guinea.
Pandanus julianettii, also called karuka, karuka nut, or Pandanus nut, is a species of tree in the family Pandanaceae and an important regional food crop. The nuts are more nutritious than coconuts, and are so popular that villagers in the New Guinea Highlands will move their entire households closer to trees for the harvest season.
|This Papua New Guinea–related geography article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|