Port Moresby is the capital of Papua New Guinea and is also the largest city in the country with about 364,000 inhabitants. The port city is located in the southeastern part of the main island of New Guinea on the Coral Sea. To the north is the Owen-Stanley Mountains, which give the city little precipitation. Modern government and office buildings, banks and hotels can be found in the city center.
Which country is Port Moresby?
In the prosperous district of Elsa Beach there is an extensive sandy beach of the same name. The city was declared the capital in 1884, then still a protectorate of British New Guinea. However, the area itself was already settled by the Motu tribe more than 2,000 years ago. Nowadays, Port Morseby is a huge metropolis for Oceania with many slums and poverty. You should not stay in Port Morseby alone, but only take part in guided excursions.
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