EAST NEW BRITAIN

Welcome to the East New Britain Provincial Administration website. Below is a brief overview of the province and its many features, ideal for tourists and investors.

East New Britain lies between 4 and 6 degrees south of the equator and was one of the first areas in PNG to be visited by early explorers and navigators. It covers a total land area of 15, 816 sq kms much of which is rugged mountainous terrain covered by tropical rainforest. Provincial coastal waters extend over an area of 104, 000 square kilometres.

 

Map of PNG - ENBP is circled in red colour

POPULATION

The estimated population of the province is 230, 000 made up mainly of Tolais. People who live in East New Britain are of Melanesian descent, speaking Australasian languages of which there are sixteen. “Kuanua” which the Tolais speak is the main language of the Gazelle Peninsula. English is also widely spoken and understood.

COCOA & COPRA

East New Britain is the leading cocoa and copra producer in the country; producing more than 50% of PNG's total with more than 80% coming from smallholder production.

For more information contact us:

East New Britain Provincial Administration
P. O. Box 714
Rabaul.
East New Britain Province
Papua New Guinea

Ph: (675) 983 7471
Fax: (675) 983 7070

E-mail: enbpa@global.net.pg or raphael_tapin@hotmail.com

Last Modified: September 20, 2004

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