Gulf Province

Coordinates:
Gulf

Flag of Gulf
Statistics
Capital:Kerema
Area:34,500 km² (5th)
Districts:Kerema District, Kikori District
Population:
(as of 2000)
106,898 (19th)
Population Density:3.1
Governor:
(since 2007)
Havila Kavo
Map

Map of Papua New Guinea highlighting Gulf


Gulf Province is a province of Papua New Guinea located on the southern coast. The provincial capital is Kerema. The 34,500 km² province is dominated by mountains, lowland river deltas, and grassland flood plains, the Kikiori, Turama, Purari and Vaiala rivers all meet the sea in the Gulf Province. The province has the second-smallest population of all the provinces of Papua New Guinea with 106,898 inhabitants (2000 census).

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Kerema
Gulf Province,
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This page is a list of districts and Local-Level Government areas of Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea has 20 province-level divisions: 18 integrated provinces, the autonomous province of North Solomons (Bougainville) and the National Capital District.
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Unity in diversity[1]
Anthem
O Arise, All You Sons[2]


Capital Port Moresby

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Kerema
Gulf Province,
Papua New Guinea


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The Kikori River is a river in southern Papua New Guinea.

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  • Kikori- More than just a river


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Purari

The mouths of the Purari


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Region | Gulf

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The largest island of the province is New Ireland.
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