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Morobe, Papua New Guinea

Morobe is one of 22 primary administrative regions in Papua New Guinea with a population of approximately 674,810 people.

Facts and figures on Morobe at a glance

Region name: Morobe (Morobe Province)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 674,810 people
Country: Papua New Guinea
Continent: Oceania

The regional headquarters of Morobe (Morobe Province) is located in the regional capital Lae (Lae) with a population of 76,255 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Morobe's regional capital Lae to Papua New Guinea's capital Port Moresby (Port Moresby) is approximately 302 km (188 mi).

Facts and figures about Morobe
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Morobe Morobe Province674,810 peopleLae Lae76,255 people

Compare with other regions in Papua New Guinea.

Map of Morobe

Map of Morobe

Information on Morobe

Information on Morobe
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Morobe Morobe ProvinceLae Lae9Papua New GuineaOceania

Time in Morobe

Time in Morobe
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 - 5:42amNoTue, 18 Jun 2019 - 5:42amUTC +10.0Pacific/Port_Moresby

Geographic coordinates of Morobe

Latitude & Longitude of Morobe
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map7°00'38.2"S (-7.0106000°)146°58'01.9"E (146.9672000°)

Subregions in Morobe

There are 9 administrative subregions in Morobe.
Subregions in Morobe
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Bulolo Bulolo1.77,232--
Finschhafen Finschhafen2.45,287--
Huon Gulf Huon Gulf3.59,523--
Kabwum Kabwum4.41,883--
Lae Lae5.119,178--
Markham Markham6.49,369--
Menyamya Menyamya7.68,546--
Nawae Nawae8.35,059--
Tewai Siassi Tewai Siassi9.43,327--

External sources of information on Morobe

Morobe on Wikipedia