Papua New Guinea Background
The Eastern Half Of The Island Of New Guinea - Second Largest In The World - Was Divided Between Germany (North) And The Uk (South) In 1885 The Latter Area Was Transferred To Australia In 1902, Which Occupied The Northern Portion During World War I
The prehistory of Papua New Guinea can be traced back to about 60,000 years
ago when people first migrated towards the Australian continent. The written ...
Information on Papua New Guinea — geography, history, politics, government,
economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, as well
In 1906, Australia took over British New Guinea, renamed a year earlier as the
Territory of Papua. The Australian army occupied German New Guinea in World ...
A wonderful map of Papua New Guinea
Map courtesy of the CIA World Factbook, 2007. More »
A chronology of key events in the history of Papua New Guinea.
History of Papua New Guinea, experience the modern and ancient historic past
events, people and governments of Papua New Guinea - Lonely Planet.
History and People. Huli People The first inhabitants of Papua New Guinea,
probably migrants from the Indonesian archipelago, arrived about 50,000 years
History and Major Events. Archaeologists believe that humans arrived on Papua
New Guinea some 50,000 years ago, presumably by sea from Southeast Asia.
Papua New Guinea appears to have been settled by 14,000 BC , with migrations
first of hunters and later of agriculturists probably coming from the Asian ...