Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Overview
Port Moresby is the capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea. It is located on the shores of the Gulf of Papua, on the southeastern coast of the Papuan Peninsula of the island of New Guinea, which made it a prime objective for conquest by the Imperial Japanese forces during 1942–43 in World War II, as a staging point and air base to cut off Australia from Southeast Asia and the Americas.
In 2000 it had a population of 254,158.As of 2011 it has a population of 364,145, giving it an annual growth rate of 2.1% over a nine-year period. The place where the city was founded has been inhabited by the Motu-Koitabu people for centuries. The first European to see it was Captain John Moresby in 1873. It was named in honour of his father, Admiral Sir Fairfax Moresby.
According to a survey of world cities by the Intelligence Unit of The Economist, Port Moresby is one of the world’s least livable cities.
Detailed Map of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry climate with relatively constant temperatures throughout the year.
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The National Parliament of Papua New Guinea is the unicameral national legislature in Papua New Guinea. It was first created in 1964 as the House of Assembly of Papua and New Guinea, but gained its current name with the granting of independence in 1975.
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Safe Cities: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 2012
Port Moresby is one of five pilot cities -- along with Quito, Kigali, New Delhi and Cairo -- participating in UN Women's Global Programme "Safe Cities Free of Violence against Women and Girls."
World's Toughest Cops - Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby) (Full)
Vinnie Jones goes 2 my city!!! Plot: Rated the worlds most dangerous city in 2005 and hasnt left the top 10 in the list ever since, Papual New Guinea's capital Port Moresby is overrun by deadly gangs who terrorise the city with violent crime.
Around Port Moresby
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
A Tour of Port Moresby, Capital City of Papua New Guinea. I also put in some songs about the soundtrack of this video, songs about the city or written by people from here, all local, both old and recent songs.... http://www.facebook.com/iloveportmoresby like and share 🙂
Port Moresby - Papua New Guinea
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Taking off from Port Moresby to Wewak, Papua New Guinea
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Port Moresby Hot Scenes - Papua New Guinea (Choti si Asha)
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
A little vid of my stay in Hanuabada, Port Moresby in PNG visiting all my family. Enjoy 🙂
Around Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea - october 2010 - part 1/3
Around Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, to Radio Maria Papua New Guinea - october 2010, part 1/3
Varirata Lookout, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
A brief visit to Varirata (National Park) Lookout in the hills near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Hari & Bindu with Hari's mum (Mrs Elizabeth Shastri), the Papenbergs, Reg Watson & Silvia Huffer. Recorded on VHS in June 1983.