What is the Latitude and Longitude on Papua New Guinea?
Latitude of Papua New Guinea is:-6 and Longitude of Papua New Guinea is: 147
One of the most culturally diverse countries in the world, Papua New Guinea is a country located in the Oceania. Independent since 1975, Papua New Guinea is marred by a high percentage of people living under poverty line. There is a small section of population living in urban areas. Rural area of Papua New Guinea is home to a huge majority of the population.
Papua New Guinea is located at the geographical coordinates of 6° South and 147° East. This country covers a total area of 462,840 square kilometres, which makes it the 54th largest country in the world followed by Sweden. It occupies the eastern half of the New Guinea and is placed in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. A population of 6,732,000 is resident in the country according to 2009 census. Port Moresby is the capital and the largest city in Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea has a dynamic and rugged geography. Tropical rainforests cover the highlands that stretch all the way to New Guinea. River Fly and River Sepik are the major rivers of the country. Mount Wilhelm at a height of 14793 feet is the most elevated peak in the country. Due to its location in the Pacific Ring of Fire, the land of Papua New Guinea is prone to earthquake and occasional tsunamis.
Papua New Guinea has a rich cultural heritage because of the diverse cultural groups present in the country, which follow their own customs and traditions.
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