SEPTEMBER 16: Papua New Guinea: a date with history

Greetings to the citizens of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea on their Independence Day.
Name: Independent State of Papua New Guinea
Region: Oceania-melanesia
Currency: Kina (PGK)
Official language: English, Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu;
Surface area: 462840
Population: 6331,000
Capital city: Port Moreby
UN Membership date: October 10, 1975
Tourism: Kuk Swamp is an archaeological site in New Guinea.
Evidence for early agricultural drainage systems was found here, beginning about 9,000 years ago.
In 2008, it was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Map of Papua New Guinea
Map of Papua New Guinea
flag of Papua New Guinea
Flag of Papua New Guinea

coat of arms of Papua New Guinea
Coat of Arms of Papua New Guinea

national bird
Raggiana Bird of Paradise, National bird of Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby
Port Moresby view

Port Moresby
Port Moresby

Koki village
Koki village

Tarvurvur volcano
Tarvurvur Volcano

Ela beach
Ela Beach

black necked stork
Black necked stork

lesser bird of paradise
Lesser bird of paradise

little red flying fox
Little Red Flying Fox

tree kangaroo
Tree Kangaroo

Scared Ibis
Scared Ibis

Sugar glider
Sugar Glider

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