Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

Capital - Port Moresby
Population - 5,921,000
Area - 462,840 km²
Density - 12.79 inhabitants per km²
Currency - PGK
Official language – Tok Pisin, English, Hiri Motu
Papua New Guinea is located in the South West Pacific Ocean on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea. It is bound by the Gulf of Guinea and the Coral Sea to the south, Indonesia to the west, the Solomon Sea to the east and the Bismarck Sea to the northeast. The world's second largest island is quite diverse in cultural and linguistic aspects and is also one of the least explored countries of the world. Though, the country has a wide range of attractions to see and a lot of unusual activities to experience. Scuba diving is one the major water adventure attractions. Papua New Guinea possesses some of the best dive spots in the world and most pristine reefs on earth abounding a truly astonishing number of coral species and fish species would be savored by all. Bird-watching, surfing, trekking, snorkeling, Flightseeing are other adventure activities that attracts the visitors. Rich flora and fauna is another scintillating attribute of PNG. Varirata National Park is one of the most famous parks located in the Central Region.