Papua New Guinea
Estimate population 6,112,000 - Capital: Port Moresby
Amazing Papua New Guinea is an island nation located just north of Australia in the southwest Pacific Ocean. Dense jungles, snowcapped mountains, exotic birds of paradise, and ancient cultures make this place a desirable tourist destination. With over 700 different languages across the country and its rich culture and history Papua New Guinea has something to offer for everyone.
The country is made up of the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and a chain of tropical islands, including the Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville. The west of the mainland portion is Irian Jaya, a province of Indonesia.