Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea - Climate

The climate of Papua New Guinea is chiefly influenced by altitude and by the monsoons. The northwest or wet monsoon prevails from December to March, and the southeast or dry trade winds from May to October.

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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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