Papua New Guinea

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Festivals and Events in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea has one of the most diverse populations in the world. Over 700 different languages are spoken in the country with a population of 5 million. Most people in the country reflect two extremes in the cultural spectrum.

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Port Moresby is the capital of Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby (/ˌpɔərt ˈmɔərzbi/; Tok Pisin: Pot Mosbi) is the capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea (PNG). It is located on the shores of the Gulf of Papua, on the southeastern coast of the Papuan Peninsula of the island of New Guinea.

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Politics of Papua New Guinea

The politics of Papua New Guinea takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic multi-party system, whereby the Prime Minister is the head of government. Papua New Guinea is an independent Commonwealth realm, with a governor-general, nominated by the National Parliament, acting as head of state. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament.