Map Papua-Neuguinea - Country Information
Map of Papua New Guinea - The Independent State of Papua New Guinea is a country located in Oceania, and which occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea. The map of Papua New Guinea also contains a number of the offshore islands, and it is one of the most culturally diverse countries on earth. The geography of the map of Papua New Guinea is extremely diverse, and often rugged. The island of New Guinea has a spine of mountains, the New Guinea Highlands, which make up its spine. This region is populous, and is covered with tropical rainforest, while dense rainforests are also found in the coastal lowlands, as well as large wetland areas. The country of PNG is located within the Pacific Ring of Fire, which means that it is subject to earthquakes and active volcanism, as well as tsunamis. The map of PNG is also surrounded by coral reefs, which are kept under close observation in the name of preservation. Mostly tropical in climate, PNG is one of the few areas near the equator which experiences snowfall, which occurs on the higher peaks of the New Guinea Highlands. The map of Papua New Guinea is divided politically into 22 province level divisions consisting of 20 provinces, and the National Capital District and Autonomous Region of Bougainsville.
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