Morobe Province

 

About Morobe Province

Districts

  1. Bulolo District
  2. Finschaffen District
  3. Huon District
  4. Kabwum District
  5. Lae District
  6. Markham District
  7. Menyamya District
  8. Nawae District
  9. Tewai-Siassi District

Capital

  • Lae
  • Government

  • Governor - Hon. Kasiga Kelly Naru
  • Provincial Administrator - Mr. Geoving Bilong
  • Provincial Treasurer - Mr. Uriah Soten
  • Site Advisors

    ID Photo Position & Name Contact Details
    Francis Gumembi Provincial & District Support Advisor

    Mr. Francis Gumembi

    • Office: Provincial Treasury Office
    • Address: PO BOX 2345, Lae, Morobe Province
    • Ph: n/a
    • Fax: n/a
    • Mobile: (+675) 7202 4103
    • Email: francis_gumembi@finance.gov.pg
    Sadeesh Sahayam VSO ICT Advisor

    Mr. Sadeesh Sahayam

    Area Total

  • 13,320.5 sq mi (34,500 km2)
  • Population Total

  • 539,725
  • Density

  • 40.5/sq mi (15.6/km2)
  • Morobe Province (previously named Adolfhafen in German New Guinea) is a province on the northern coast of Papua New Guinea. The provincial capital, and largest city, is Lae. The province covers 34,500 km², including 719 km² maritime area, with a population of 539,725 (2000 census). It includes the Huon Peninsula, the Markham River, and delta, and coastal territories along the Huon Gulf. The province has nine administrative districts, and 171 languages are spoken, including Kâte and Yabim. English and Pidgin English are common languages in the urban areas, and in some areas forms of Pidgin German are mixed with the native language.

    District District Capital LLG Name
    Bulolo District Bulolo
  • Mumeng Rural
  • Waria Rural
  • Watut Rural
  • Wau Bulolo Urban
  • Wau Rural
  • Buang Rural
  • Finschaffen District Gagidu
  • Hube Rural
  • Kotte Rural
  • Finschafen Rural
  • Yabim-Mape Rural
  • Burum-Kuat Rural
  • Morobe Rural
  • Huon District Salamaua
  • Salamaua Rural
  • Wampar rural
  • Deyamos Rural
  • Komba (Seko) rural
  • Kabwum District Kabwum
  • Yus Rural
  • Selepet Rural
  • Lae District Lae
  • Ahi Rural
  • Lae Urban
  • Markham District Kaiapit
  • Onga-Wafa Rural
  • Umi-Atzero Rural
  • Wantoat-Leron Rural
  • Kapao Rural
  • Nanima Kariba
  • Menyamya District Menyamya
  • Kome Rural
  • Wapi Rural
  • Labuta Rural
  • Nawae District Boana
  • Nabak Rural
  • Wain-Erap Rural
  • Tewai-Siassi District Wasu
  • Sialum Rural
  • Siassi Rural
  • Wasu Rural
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