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Culture of Papua New Guinea

The culture of Papua New Guinea is many-sided and complex. It is estimated that more than 7000 different cultural groups exist in Papua New Guinea, and most groups have their own language. Because of this diversity, in which they take pride, many different styles of cultural expression have emerged; each group has created its own expressive forms in art, dance, weaponry, costumes, singing, music, architecture and much more.

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Papua New Guinea Health Care and Vaccinations

The main hospitals are Port Moresby General (Papuan region), Goroka Base (Highlands) and Angau Memorial. Visitors can use any of the private doctors or public consultation clinics. Doctors and hospitals are not free and often expect immediate payment for medical services.

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Overview of Papua - New Guinea

Officially name: The Independent State of Papua New Guinea

Capital: Port Moresby

Largest city: Port Moresby

Official language: English, Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu

Government: Federal Constitutional Monarchy and Parliamentary Democracy