Papua New Guinea facts
    Papua New Guinea quick facts
    Capital: Port Moresby
    Currency: Papua New Guinean kina (PGK)
    Independence: 16 September 1975
    Population: 7 million






    Papua New Guinea fun facts
    Papua New Guinea has more languages than any other country, with over 820 indigenous languages, representing 12% of the world's total languages




    Papua New Guinea fun facts
    In some tribes in Papua New Guinea, to get a bride, a groom must bring a certain number of golden-edged clam shells

    Papua New Guinea fun facts
    Papua New Guinea is one of the world's least explored - culturally and geographically - nation and many undiscovered species of plants and animals are thought to exist in the interior, as well as groups of uncontacted people

    Papua New Guinea fun facts
    Jacksons International Airport is the only international airport in Papua New Guinea, located 8 kilometres from Port Moresby.