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Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Bougainville is one of 22 primary administrative regions in Papua New Guinea with a population of approximately 132,886 people.

Facts and figures on Bougainville at a glance

Region name: Bougainville (Bougainville)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 132,886 people
Country: Papua New Guinea
Continent: Oceania

The regional headquarters of Bougainville (Bougainville) is located in the regional capital Buka (Buka).

The distance as the crow flies from Bougainville's regional capital Buka to Papua New Guinea's capital Port Moresby (Port Moresby) is approximately 939 km (583 mi).

Facts and figures about Bougainville
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Bougainville Bougainville132,886 peopleBuka Buka-

Compare with other regions in Papua New Guinea.

Map of Bougainville

Map of Bougainville

Information on Bougainville

Information on Bougainville
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Bougainville BougainvilleBuka Buka3Papua New GuineaOceania

Time in Bougainville

Time in Bougainville
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 - 6:39amNoTue, 18 Jun 2019 - 6:39amUTC +11.0Pacific/Bougainville

Geographic coordinates of Bougainville

Latitude & Longitude of Bougainville
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map6°00'00.0"S (-6.0000000°)155°00'00.0"E (155.0000000°)

Subregions in Bougainville

There are 3 administrative subregions in Bougainville.
Subregions in Bougainville
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Central Bougainville Central Bougainville1.41,485--
North Bougainville North Bougainville2.73,091--
South Bougainville South Bougainville3.60,584--

External sources of information on Bougainville

Bougainville on Wikipedia