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New Ireland Island (Kavieng, Papua New Guinea)

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Region
Australia - New Zealand - Pacific Ocean Islands

Local Time
2019-09-17 10:42

min: 76 °F (24 °C) / max: 84 °F (29 °C) 83°F
28.4°C
Wind: 97°/ 4.8 m/s  Gust: 5.5 m/sWind: 97°/ 4.8 m/s  Gust: 5.5 m/sGentle breeze
4.8 m/s
Min / Max Temperature84 °F / 29 °C
76 °F / 25 °C

New Ireland Island ("Niu Ailan", aka "Latangai") is in Papua New Guinea and has total area approx 7404 km2 (2859 ml2) and population around 120,000.

New Ireland Island (PNG) Kavieng

New Ireland is the largest island of PNG's New Ireland Province, located northeast of New Britain Island. Both isles are part of Bismarck Archipelago- named after Otto von Bismarck (Otto Eduard Leopold, 1815-1898). They are separated by St George's Channel.

Island's administrative centre and main port town is Kavieng (at its northern end). While the island was part of German New Guinea, it was called Neumecklenburg ("New Mecklenburg"). During WW2 (1939-1945), in January 1942, the island was captured by Japanese forces.

New Ireland Island cruise terminal

Cruise ships to New Ireland Island PNG dock (anchor) at Kavieng - port town on the northen coast.

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