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Papua New Guinea

CountryPapua New Guinea
Official NameThe Independent State of Papua New Guinea
Country Meaning(New Land of the Blacks)
MottoUnity in Diversity (Official)
AnthemO Arise, All You Sons ()
Capital/CityPort Moresby
Population9,122,994 (0.12% of the world)
LanguagesTok Pisin (official), English (official), Hiri Motu (official), some 839 indigenous languages spoken (about 12% of the world's total); many languages have fewer than 1,000 speakers
Alpha Code »PG / PNG
Internet Domain ccTLD.pg
Currency Symbol Papua New Guinean kina (K PGK)
Central Bank »Bank of Papua New Guinea
Calling Codes+675
Area Total Area: 462,840 km2 (178,700 sq mi)
Land: 452,860 km2 (174,850 sq mi)
Water: 9,980 km2 (3,850 sq mi)
ContinentOceania
RegionMelanesia
Lat/Long-6.3149930, 143.9555500
Timezone2 timezone(s)