Papua New Guinea is a country in Oceania that covers the eastern half of the island of New Guinea. YFC ministry in Papua New Guinea is still in the target stage. Key contacts have been identified, and a ministry plan is being developed but ministry has not yet commenced.


Fast Facts:
Population: 6,310,129
Capital: Port Moresby
Government: Unitary Parliamentary under a Constitutional Monarchy
Time Zone: +10
Currency: Papua New Guinean kina (AUD $1 –> PGK K2.11)
Religion: Christianity (with some incorporating traditional religious practices)
Main Languages: English, Hiri Motu, and Tok Pisin
Life Expectancy: 63 years (approx.)
Adult Literacy rate (% ages 15 and older): 60%
Nearby Countries: Solomon Islands (1,402km), Federated States of Micronesia (2,182km), Palau (2,336km)

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