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West New Britain, Papua New Guinea

West New Britain is one of 22 primary administrative regions in Papua New Guinea with a population of approximately 264,264 people.

Facts and figures on West New Britain at a glance

Region name: West New Britain (West New Britain Province)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 264,264 people
Country: Papua New Guinea
Continent: Oceania

The regional headquarters of West New Britain (West New Britain Province) is located in the regional capital Kimbe (Kimbe) with a population of 18,847 people.

The distance as the crow flies from West New Britain's regional capital Kimbe to Papua New Guinea's capital Port Moresby (Port Moresby) is approximately 541 km (336 mi).

Facts and figures about West New Britain
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
West New Britain West New Britain Province264,264 peopleKimbe Kimbe18,847 people

Compare with other regions in Papua New Guinea.

Map of West New Britain

Map of West New Britain

Information on West New Britain

Information on West New Britain
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
West New Britain West New Britain ProvinceKimbe Kimbe2Papua New GuineaOceania

Time in West New Britain

Time in West New Britain
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 11:44pmNoFri, 14 Dec 2018 - 11:44pmUTC +10.0Pacific/Port_Moresby

Geographic coordinates of West New Britain

Latitude & Longitude of West New Britain
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map5°52'42.0"S (-5.8783300°)149°49'33.8"E (149.8260500°)

Subregions in West New Britain

There are 2 administrative subregions in West New Britain.
Subregions in West New Britain
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Kandrian Gloucester Kandrian Gloucester1.55,716--
Talasea Talasea2.128,792--

External sources of information on West New Britain

West New Britain on Wikipedia