Papua New Guinea
(as of 2005)
Coastwatchers Memorial Lighthouse, Kalibobo, Madang
Madang (old German name: Friedrich-Wilhelmshafen) is the capital of Madang Province and is a town with a population of 27,420 (in 2005) on the north coast of Papua New Guinea. Madang Burma is a Village in Bhamo Township in Bhamo District in the Kachin State of north-eastern Burma. Madang is a province on the northern coast of mainland Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea (or ˈpæpjuːə in Tok Pisin: Papua Niugini) officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is a country in Oceania Papua New Guinea (or ˈpæpjuːə in Tok Pisin: Papua Niugini) officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is a country in Oceania In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population in PNG Many of these figures were taken from the most recent PNG census which was in the year 2000 Year 1884 ( MDCCCLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. Madang is a province on the northern coast of mainland Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea (or ˈpæpjuːə in Tok Pisin: Papua Niugini) officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is a country in Oceania It was first settled by the Germans in the 19th century. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe.
Madang is the home of Divine Word University. Divine Word University is a national Christian University in Papua New Guinea. The University accepts local and international students. The University offers on-site accommodation for undergraduates and postgraduates.
Russian biologist Nicholai Miklukho-Maklai was probably the first European to visit the area. Russia (Россия Rossiya) or the Russian Federation ( Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) is a transcontinental Country extending A biologist is a Scientist devoted to and producing results in Biology through the study of Organisms Typically biologists study organisms and their relationship Nicholai Nicholaevich Miklukho-Maklai ( Николай Николаевич Миклухо-Маклай in Russian, ( Микола Миколайович Миклухо-Маклай In 1871 he stayed at Astrolabe Bay just south of present day Madang for 15 months. Year 1871 ( MDCCCLXXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Astrolabe Bay is a large body of water off the northern coast of Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, located at. He had a good relationship with the local communities before leaving suffering from malaria. Malaria is a vector -borne Infectious disease caused by Protozoan Parasites It is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions including
In 1884 the German New Guinea Company arrived and tried to establish a base at various locations including at present day Madang but were continually beaten by malaria. Year 1884 ( MDCCCLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year The German New Guinea Company (Deutsche Neuguinea-Kompagnie was a German Chartered Company which exploited insular territory in and near present Papua New Guinea They eventually moved to Rabaul. Rabaul is a township in East New Britain province Papua New Guinea.
The Japanese invaded and captured Madang without a fight during World War II in 1942. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including Year 1942 ( MCMXLII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. In September 1943, Australian forces launched a sustained campaign to retake the Finisterre Range and Madang. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. The Finisterre Range campaign, also known as the Ramu Valley-Finisterre Range campaign, was a series of actions in the New Guinea campaign of World War II Finisterre Range is a Mountain range in north-eastern Papua New Guinea, at. The town was captured on April 24, 1944. Year 1944 ( MCMXLIV) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. During the occupation and fighting the town was virtually destroyed and had to be rebuilt afterwards.
Madang is viewed by many in the country as being relatively more safe and pleasant for expatriates than the larger cities of Lae and Port Moresby. An expatriate (in abbreviated form expat) is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country and culture other than that of the person's upbringing Lae, the capital of Morobe Province is the second largest city in Papua New Guinea ||-||-||-||-||-||} Port Moresby (ˌpɔrt ˈmɔrzbi or Pot Mosbi in Tok Pisin, population 255000 (2000 is the Capital and largest city of Papua Because of this, some NGOs have chosen Madang as the location of their main offices in country.
CUSO (a Canadian NGO) and VSO (a British NGO) both have their headquarters in Madang. CUSO, founded 6 June 1961 as Canadian University Students Overseas (and in French SUCO – Service universitaire canadien outre-mer is a Canadian non-profit organization that aids in Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO is an International development charity that works through experienced volunteers living and working as equals alongside local partners
Save the Children, WWF, and World Vision are also present with branch offices in Madang. Save the Children is a leading international organisation helping children in need around the world World Vision, founded in the United States in 1951 is an international Christian relief and development organization whose stated goal
As a consequence Madang has a relatively large number of expatriates working and living in the town than its small population would suggest. An expatriate (in abbreviated form expat) is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country and culture other than that of the person's upbringing
See: Madang Airport
Location of Madang Province
Madang from space
Madang Airport, is an airport located in Madang, Papua New Guinea. Madang Airport, is an airport located in Madang, Papua New Guinea. Prior to 1904 the Bilibil people lived on an Island offshore from Madang, trading clay pots along the coast from Kar Kar Island to western Morobe The following is a List of towns in Papua New Guinea. Abau Aitape Alexishafen Alotau