Atlas of Bougainville

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English Bougainville - Province of Bougainville
The island and province Bougainville is part of ► Papua New Guinea and is the largest of the ► Solomon Islands group. Its capital is Arawa. Bougainville, the adjacent island of Buka, and assorted outlying islands including the Carterets are sometimes known as North Solomons. Together they make up the Papua New Guinean province of that name. The population is 249,358 (2011 census).

The island is ecologically and geographically, although not politically, part of the Solomon Islands. Buka, Bougainville, and most of the Solomons are part of the Solomon Islands rain forests ecoregion.

Short name Bougainville
Official  name Province of Bougainville
Status Autonomous province of ► Papua New Guinea
Capital Arawa
Population 249,358 inhabitants
Area 9,300 km²
Major  languages English and local languages (Creole)
Major  religions n.a.
More information Bougainville, Geography of Bougainville, History of Bougainville and Politics of Bougainville
More  images Bougainville - Bougainville (Category).

General maps

English: Map of Bougainville and Buka island
Magyar: Bougainville térképe
English: UN map
Magyar: Az ENSZ térképe
US military map

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