Country: Papua New Guinea

Population: 6,888,000
Capital: Port Moresby
Currency: Kina (PGK )
Top level domain: .pg
Int. Phone access: 675
ISO2 code: PG
ISO3 code: PNG
IOC code: PNG

Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea

Melanesian Pidgin serves as the lingua franca

Roman Catholic 27%, Evangelical Lutheran 19.5%, United Church 11.5%, Seventh-Day Adventist 10%, Pentecostal 8.6%, Evangelical Alliance 5.2%, Anglican 3.2%, Baptist 2.5%, other Protestant 8.9%, Bahai 0.3%, indigenous beliefs and other 3.3% (2000 census)

United Nations member since: 1975-10-10

Olympic achievements

Olympic Summer Games: 8 times.   Medals: gold  0   silver  0   bronse   0
Olympic Winter Games: 0 times.   Medals: gold  0   silver  0   bronse   0

Provinces / Regions

Central, Gulf, Milne Bay, Northern, Southern Highlands, Western, North Solomons, Chimbu, Eastern Highlands, East New Britain, East Sepik, Madang, Manus, Morobe, New Ireland, Western Highlands, West New Britain, Sandaun, Enga, National Capital,

Major Cities

Port Moresby,