Papua New Guinea country is a Brand
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Social issues
Country sponsor gets banner above all the 6 categories
Separate coverage
Funding Agencies
Country capital
National Capital
Port Moresby
National Population
Latest population
Independence Day
September 16
National Helplines
Police - 112
Ambulance - 111
Fire - 110
Water / Electricity - 116
Child help-line - 1546

Emergency numbers
Fire: 110
Police: 000

National Animal
Dugong (national marine mammal)
National Bird
National Flower
National Fruit
National Language
Tok Pisin
Some 839 indigenous languages spoken
About 12% of the world's total
Many languages have fewer than 1,000 speakers
National Currency
Papua New Guinean Kina
Botanical Gardens

Flag Description

divided diagonally from upper hoist-side corner; the upper triangle is red with a soaring yellow bird of paradise centered; the lower triangle is black with five, white, five-pointed stars of the Southern Cross constellation centered; red, black, and yellow are traditional colors of Papua New Guinea; the bird of paradise - endemic to the island of New Guinea - is an emblem of regional tribal culture and represents the emergence of Papua New Guinea as a nation; the Southern Cross, visible in the night sky, symbolizes Papua New Guinea's connection with Australia and several other countries in the South Pacific

National anthem
"O Arise, All You Sons"
This country is different : You must know it
Humans first arrived in around 60,000 years ago.
World’s first agriculturalists
Home to at least 750 tribes.
New Guinea is geopolitically split across 2 continents : Oceania and Asia.
Some of the world’s most recent cases of cannibalism were reported in Papua New Guinea. During the 1960s in some villages among the Fore tribe, a recently deceased person would be cooked and consumed. It was considered an act of love and grief.
World-class birding destination and is particularly famous for the colourful birds of paradise
One of the world’s only known poisonous birds, the hooded pitohui, can be found in Papua New Guinea. Its feathers carry one of the most powerful toxins known to science.