National Day

Nation Day in Papua New Guinea is commemorated on 16th September. This is a country wide holiday which celebrates the state’s separation from Australia in 1975. Papua New Guinea is situated in Oceania. By its entire past, it was governed by three other states namely; Germany, the United Kingdom, and Australia. The province of German New Guinea was confirmed in 1884, it consisted of the northeastern portion of the inshore of the New Guinea. The remaining inshPapua New Guineaore was a British Territory. In 1902, the United Kingdom plotted the British New Guinea under the Sovereignty of the Nation State of Australia. German New Guinea was banned by Australia throughout the First World War. In 1920, a Group of Nations formed the Province of New Guinea and permitted Australia to command for ruling it. After the World War II, the Province of Papua integrated with New Guinea, creating the Colony of Papua and the New Guinea.

In 1971, its title was changed to Papua New Guinea and just after two years Papua became an individual state. Fully independence was given on September 16, 1975. Papua New Guinea Separation Day is recognized all over the state with flag raising events, formal talks, folk singing and dancing, arts festivals, canoe competitions, and other galas and activities. The major event takes place at the Independence Mount in the capital city of Port Moresby.

National Anthem

“O Arise, All You Sons” is the National Anthem of Papua New Guinea. The ‘National Recognition Deed’ of Papua New Guinea was created in 1971, encouraging that state to establish a National Flag, a National Emblem, a National Oath, and a National Anthem. The Papua New Guinean National Flag and Emblem were assumed four years earlier but the National Anthem endured unresolved till 1975. However, several songs were tendered to be the National Anthem. The National Administrative League had determined a week before the state’s National Freedom Day on 10th September 1975, to assume the Anthem that was sung by Chief Officer Thomas Shacklady who was the group head of the Royal Papua New Guinea Personnel Band.

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National Flag

The Flag of Papua New Guinea was assumed on 1st July 1971. When it is uplifted, it represents the Southern Cross; in the fly, a Raggiana bird of Paradise is outlined. The pattern was selected during nationwide art matches in early 1971. The victorious artist was Susan Karike Hu Hume who was aged 15 at that moment. Red and black are the cultural colors of Papua New Guinean ethnic groups. German Territory Flag comprised of black, red, and white colors which had populated New Guinea foregoing to 1918. The ‘bird of paradise’ is also inaugurated on the National Emblem. Before separation, the Australian Executive Council recommended a perpendicular three colored flag with blue, yellow, and green straps, including the bird of paradise and Southern Cross which was created by Mr. Holman.

It was most of the times rejected because of its similarity as that of the “mechanically manufactured result” so the opponent offer assigned to Susan Karike was selected instead. The blue was thought to show the sea and islands of the New Guinea, the Southern Cross was a map for the tourists. The gold showed the coastal borders, mineral treasury, and the union. While the green color showed the forested regions and flatland along with the Bird of Paradise showing the amalgamation under one state. The Southern Cross represents that it is a state located in Southern Hemisphere and can be viewed in Papua New Guinea.


National Emblem

The National Emblem of Papua New Guinea comprises of a bird of paradise on a cultural spear and a kundu dr
m. It was created by Hal Holman, an Australian designer employed by the Papuan Federation. Holman was also engaged in the creation of the National Flag. Both the Emblem and the Flag was approved by the House of Assembly of Papua New Guinea and inscribed into charter as the National Recognition Order by the Executive Sir Leslie Johnson on 24th June 1971. The order came into knowledge after its announcement in the Papua New Guinea Newspaper of 1st July 1971.


Capital of Nation

Papua New Guinea, formally known as the Separate Country of Papua New Guinea is a state in Oceania that covers the eastern half of the island of the New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia which is an area of the south western Pacific Ocean located to the north of Australia. Its capital is situated together with its south eastern coast is Port Moresby. The western half of the New Guinea creates the Indonesian territories of Papua and West Papua. Papua New Guinea is one of the main traditionally various state’s in the universe.

It is one of the least urban states as only 18% of its citizens live in urban areas and the rest of them live in distant regions. There are 851 different languages spoken in the state out of which11 are diminished. Majority of the people live in heavy cultural social leagues formed on the basis of farming. Their communal lives include cultural religion with present exercises, consisting of basic education. The Territory is a spectator country in the Corporation of the South East Asian Territories even since 1976 and has completed its documents for entire membership stages. It is a complete member of the Pacific Islands Assembly and the Common treasury of Nations.


National Currency

The Kina is the National Currency of Papua New Guinea. It is subdivided into 100 toea. The Kina was established from 419-1995 and communicated together with the Australian Dollar during 12th December 1975. The very next day, the dollar concluded to be the legitimate edible. The term Kina comes from the root word ‘Kuanua’ dialect of the Tolai area mentioning with a usable pearl shell utilized commonly for marketing both in the Coastal and Mountainous regions of the State.

National Dress

The National Dress of Papua New Guinea is a plain apron, long cloth, or a skirt and no shoes are worn with this. Sheathing of the head is optional. Although, most of the Papua New Guineans in the 21st decade dress modern European garments comprising of shirts, jeans, boots. Usual aprons and skirts for distant Papua New Guineans are normally stitched out of bark, grass or woven shrub threads. These aprons are shielded with a strap around it which is manufactured out of vines or bark. Basic aprons are built with leaves which give a little sheathing or help. On special evenings on events, Papua New Guineans are permitted to put on a mask to cover the face, body tattooing, wigs, styled accessories, brushes, and garments.


National Color

The National Colors of the country are shown in the Flag of Papua New Guinea was assumed on 1st July 1971. When it is uplifted, it represents the Southern Cross; in the fly, a Raggiana bird of Paradise is outlined. The pattern was selected during nationwide art matches in early 1971. Red and black are the cultural colors of Papua New Guinean ethnic groups. German Territory Flag comprised of black, red, and white colors which had populated New Guinea foregoing to 1918. The ‘bird of paradise’ is also inaugurated on the National Emblem. Before separation, the Australian Executive Council recommended a perpendicular three colored flag with blue, yellow, and green straps, including the bird of paradise and Southern Cross which was created by Mr. Holman.

The blue was thought to show the sea and islands of the New Guinea, the Southern Cross was a map for the tourists. The gold showed the coastal borders, mineral treasury, and the union. While the green color showed the forested regions and flatland along with the Bird of Paradise showing the amalgamation under one state. The Southern Cross represents that it is a state located in Southern Hemisphere and can be viewed in Papua New Guinea.

National Poet

Melissa Aigilo is the National Poet from Papua New Guinea. She is the publisher and writer of the books namely; Falling Foliage published in 2004, University of Papua New Guinea and Poems Kunapipi 27(2) published in 2005, University of Wollongong. Melissa was the eldest of the five children and went to St Joseph’s International Pre School, then she went to Marianville Girls Catholic High School and lastly she went to the Port Moresby National High School. In 2006, she completed her studies from the University of Papua New Guinea along with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Literature Standard.


National Airline

Air Niugini Limited is the National Airline of Papua New Guinea formed in the Air Niugini House on the land of Jacksons International Airport, Port Moresby. It controls a local web from Port Moresby to all the main branches of airports during the subordinate group Link Papua New Guinea controls the small airports. It also manages International Resources in Asia, Oceania, and Australia on a weekly footing. Its major support is Jacksons International Airport which is situated in 7 Mile, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Niugini is the ‘Tok Pisin’ term for New Guinea.


National Museum

The Papua New Guinea National Museum and Art Gallery (NMAG) is a museum and art gallery in Waigani, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. It is a national museum of Papua New Guinea. The panel of administrators for the recommended construction of the museum opened in 1975 and in 1977 it was made a public museum where everyone living in that country could visit. The Museum comprises of the showpiece exhibition rooms. The mostly known exhibition rooms are Sir Michael Somare Gallery and the Independence Gallery.


National Library

The National Library of Papua New Guinea is as its title recommends the National library of Papua New Guinea. It was established in 1978 which is situated in the Port Moresby. It was constructed after three years of the state’s freedom from Australia. The library was formed by Australia and given as an award to the federation and the citizens of the Papua New Guinea so that one may help in manufacturing a band of products which have National Importance. It is a ware house to roughly 56,000 products which consists books, films, and motion picture, additionally route finder, graphs, diagrams, pictures, and a short film are also included.


National Stadium

‘Papua New Guinea Football Stadium’ is a playing foundation in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. It organized three different sports for the 1989-1992 ‘Rugby Contest World Cup’. It has been the main base for the’ Papua New Guinea National Rugby Contest Group’ ever since 1975. It has a holding capacity around 15,000 pupils and is the National Stadium of Papua New Guinea. The Stadium was fully renovated in arrangement for the ‘2015 Pacific Sports’. The Sir John Guise Stadium is a several gaming and contestant site situated in Port Moresby, the capital town of the Papua New Guinea and is a portion of the vast Sir John Guise Gaming Zone which also consists of an indoor ground, seashore volleyball, hockey center, and aquatics court. The Stadium is titled after Sir John Guise who was the first Viceroy of Papua New Guinea.


National Game

Game in Papua New Guinea is a significant sector of the national tradition. Rugby Competitions are the majority famous sport in Papua New Guinea. Other well-known games comprise of football, cricket, softball, netball, and basketball. Rest of the Surpassing games is also acquiring recognition such as boxing, and weightlifting. Rugby Contest is the most famous game in Papua New Guinea. Rugby Contest also contains the label as the National Game. The Papua New Guinea National Rugby Contest Group which is also called the ‘Kumuls’ are presently classified as the eleventh in the universe. The Group normally engages against the Australian National Rugby Group annually in Port Moresby. The National Contests held in the stadium are known as the SP Cup but presently they are called Digicel Cup which was commenced in 1990. This categorizes eleven groups from the entire Papua New Guinea, some of which fall directly from the mountainous regions where the gaming is most famous.


National River

The Fly in Papua New Guinea is the second lengthiest river after the Sepik with a distance of 1,050 kilo meters. The Fly is the biggest river in Oceania, the biggest in the Universe unattached with even one dam and 25th largest Basic River in the Universe. It uplifts in the Victor Emanuel Region of the Star Hills, and navigates over the South Western Natural Depressions before draining into the Gulf of Papua in a huge Delta. Coming onto the longest river, the Sepik River is the lengthiest on the island of the New Guinea and after the Fly and the Mamberamo it is the third biggest by its volume. Most of the rivers run through the Papua New Guinea (PNG) territories of Sandaun and East Sepik, with a tiny portion running by the Indonesian territory of Papua.


National Mountain

Mount Wilhelm is the tallest hill in Papua New Guinea with an altitude of 4,509 meters. It is a portion of the Bismarck Diversity and the cap is the point where three territories Simbu, Jiwaka and Madang, connect. The hill is also called as the Enduwa Kombuglu, or Kombugl’o Dimbin, in the label as the Kuman. The hill is located on the island of the New Guinea which consolidates Papua New Guinea and the Indonesian territory of Papua. It is exceeded by Puncak Jaya, 4,884 meters and various other caps in Indonesian Papua. Mount Wilhelm is regarded as the tallest hill in Oceania on the statement of Indonesia being in Asia.


National Park

Lorentz National Park situated in Papua, Indonesia previously called as Irian Jaya. It is the biggest National Park in South East Asia. In 1999, Lorentz was announced a Universal Legacy Area by UNESCO. Lorentz Park carries routes with no way and the region is still not investigated completely and is definite to have several kinds of creatures on which the science has not given the final verdict. The park is labelled for Hendrikus Albertus Lorentz, a Dutch Researcher who went by the region on his 1909-10 journeys.


National Zoo

The Fauna of New Guinea which consists of a huge figure of types of mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, invertebrates, and amphibians. As the world’s biggest and tallest Tropical Island, New Guinea covers less than 0.5% of universe’s flatland, still assists a heavy percentage of world’s variety. Around 4,624 vertebrate types are settled on the island of New Guinea and their bordered oceans, which represent around 8% of the globe’s acknowledged vertebrates. This compasses from a roughly 4% of the world’s lizards and mammals, to around 10% of the world’s fish kinds. The amount of universal and New Guinea invertebrates is rarely seen, and hence a measured differentiation is tough. Butterflies are the popular species of invertebrates and are recognized in New Guinea from around 735 species, which is around 4.2% of the globe’s total of 17,500 creatures.


National Forest

The Papua New Guinea Forest Authority (PNGFA) was formed in 1993 under the Forestry Law, 1991. It took the position of the previous Department of Forest and amalgamated all the Regional Forest Separation and the Forest Manufacturing Assembly. This reestablishment was the outcome of the Barnett Committee of Investigation into forestry in Papua New Guinea. The order of the PNGFA is to encourage the controlling and knowledgeable usage of the forest assets of Papua New Guinea as a renewable resource for the good cause of today and coming generations.


National Tree

Acacia auriculiformis widely called as auri, earleaf acacia, earpod wattle, northern black wattle, Papuan wattle, and tan wattle, akashmoni in Bengali is a rapidly increased, bent, and dreadful tree in the ancestry of Fabaceae. It is vernacular to Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. It extends up to a height of 30 meters.


National Flower

Dendrobium lineale is types of orchid. It is an epiphytic shrub that extends across the north eastern border of New Guinea from Milne gulf to across the coast into the Indonesian Territory of Papua from sea level to about 800 meters. It has stick like ‘pseudo bulbs’ which extend up to 2 meters high and 2-3 centimeters wide. Its ‘inflorescences’ have a height of 75 centimeters along with several petals that grow up to over 5 centimeters. Its leaves are ‘egg shaped’ or ‘lanceolate’ which grow up to 6 inches high. Their period of existing is two to three months and blossoms during all the year in the vernacular natural environment.


National Animal

The Dugong is moderately measured marine mammal. It is one of the four breathing creatures of the sequence Sirenia, which also comprises three kinds of manatees. It is the only breathing specimen of the once-distinct ancestry of Dudongidae; its nearest present kin is Steller’s Sea Cow, was persecuted to eradication in the 18th century. The Dugong is the single extremely herbivorous marine mammal.


National Bird

The Raggiana Bird of Paradise additionally called Raggi’s Bird of Paradise, is a great bird in the ‘bird of paradise ancestry Paradisaeidae’. It is divided massively in Southern and North Eastern New Guinea where it is called as kumul. It is also called as ‘cenderawasih’. As questioned by the Luigi Maria D’Albertis, the nickname Raggiana celebrates the Marquis Francis Raggi of Genoa. The Raggiana bird of paradise is the national bird of Papua New Guinea. In 1971, these creatures as ‘Gerrus paradisaea’ were made the national emblem and were presented on the national flag. The ‘Kumuls’ is also the byname of the state’s national rugby contest council.


National Fruit

Some of the common fruits eaten by the people of Papua New Guinea are papayas, pineapples, mangos, watermelons, guavas, etc. Papaya helps to reduce your weight and improves your immunity system. Papayas are healthy and good for the patients of diabetes. It shields you against arthritis and boosts indigestion. Pineapple is fully filled with several nutrients and is a fruit which contains enzymes which can relief digestive problems. It might help and aid you in lowering the risk of cancer and speed ups recovery after operations.


National Dish

The foods of Papua New Guinea are the cultural assorted dishes inaugurated in the eastern section of the New Guinea Island. About 82%citizens of the  of the country being distant, and around 85% of the citizens relying on semi-sustenance cultivation. The food is massively formed by farming crops; comprising of yams, taro, rice, and sago. Mumu is a National Papua New Guinea dish that is processed with pork, sweet potato, rice, and vegetables. Mumu is a sample of proportionally measured meal which is formed by two major ingredients that are corn (starch) and meat. The dish was titled after an oven in which various meals are prepared.


National Sweet

Dia is a dessert prepared out of sago and bananas which are processed together in coconut cream. Sugary ingredient is not mixed in some desserts so in place of that sweeter and yummier bananas are utilized to provide sweetness to the dish.


National Drink

Kava is normally prepared into a drink by combining the basis of the crop mixed in water. It is a famous and non-alcoholic beverage is usually preoccupied. Coffee is Papua New Guinea’s second biggest agrarian transport and is widely grown in the Mountainous Areas and this natural drink is widely swallowed. Besides from non-alcoholic beverages, beer is an intoxicant drink that is recommended within several Papua New Guineans.


National Holiday

National Holiday in Papua New Guinea is enjoyed as a holiday for Nation Day in Papua New Guinea is commemorated on 16th September. This is a country wide holiday which celebrates the state’s separation from Australia in 1975. Papua New Guinea is situated in Oceania. The province of German New Guinea was confirmed in 1884, it consisted of the northeastern portion of the inshore of the New Guinea. The remaining inshore was a British Territory. In 1902, the United Kingdom plotted the British New Guinea under the Sovereignty of the Nation State of Australia. German New Guinea was banned by Australia throughout the First World War. In 1920, a Group of Nations formed the Province of New Guinea and permitted Australia to command for ruling it. After the World War II, the Province of Papua integrated with New Guinea, creating the Colony of Papua and the New Guinea. In 1971, its title was changed to Papua New Guinea and just after two years Papua became an individual state. Fully independence was given on September 16, 1975.

The major event takes place at the Independence Mount in the capital city of Port Moresby. The other Public Holidays comprises of the New Year’s Holiday given on 1st January, 30th March is enjoyed as a Good Friday, then 31st March also enjoyed as a Holy Saturday, 1st and 2nd April are celebrated as the Easter Sunday and Monday, the Queen’s Birthday is commemorated on 11th June, then 23rd July is enjoyed as a holiday in the memory of the Remembrance Day, a holiday on 26th August is observed for Repentance Day, Christmas Day is celebrated on 25th December, and lastly a holiday for Boxing Day is given on 26th December.


National Income

The wealth of Papua New Guinea is widely under construction. It is controlled by the farming, wood crafting, angling zones and the mineral and power extortion zones. The agrarian or farming, wood crafting, and angling zones are responsible for majority of the workers employed of Papua New Guinea, although the minerals and energy extortion zones are accounted for the majority gross by making exports. The total GDP of the country is $30.855 billion. The inflation rate is 4.740%. The workers employed in these sectors are 3.681 million. -2.5% of the citizens living that state are still unemployed. Main manufacturing companies involved are; copra crushing, palm oil developing, plywood production, wood chip production, construction, tourism, livestock, dairy foods, spice items, and fisheries products.


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