Papua New Guinea Geography
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Geography of Papua New Guinea
Land area: 452,860 sq. km.; about the size of California.
Cities: Capital--Port Moresby (pop. 320,000). Other cities--Lae (90,000), Mt. Hagen (71,000).
Terrain: Mostly mountains with coastal lowlands and rolling foothills.
Climate: Tropical. NW monsoon, Dec-Mar. SE monsoon, May-Oct.