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Papua New Guinea
Official name of country: Papua New Guinea (English), Papua Niugini (Tok Pisin)
Official script of the country: Latin/Latein
Capital: Port Moresby (= Pot Mosbi).
Number of inhabitats: see www.citypopulation.de.
Map of Papua New Guinea with surrounding areas. - Landkarte von Papua-Neuguinea. - Mapa de Papua Nueva Guinea. - Carte de Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée.
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This is our Map of the World with original scripts (original size 70 x 100 cm), from which the detailed map shown above has been cut out. The numbers of city inhabitants and vegetational zones were researched by hand for every country, by using the sources listed below. This procedure prevented the map from containing traditional errors provoked by simply copying such information from previous maps.
The map can be ordered for 11.50 Euros (+ postage and packing) at www.wissenladen.de.
Sources on which the information contained in this map is based:
The vegetational base map was aligned with satellite pictures from Google Earth.
The official names of the countries are quite well researched at www.geonames.de.
Also here you can find information on the geography of many countries: www.geographixx.de.
The numbers of inhabitants of the cities were taken from www.citypopulation.de.
And the mountain peak altitudes were largely derived form www.peakbagger.com.
This is the link to the sitemap, where all areas with maps are linked.
The Map of the World was compiled by F. Welter-Schultes (Planet Poster Editions, Göttingen, Germany). Copyright (c) 2006 R. Krätzner & F. Welter-Schultes.
reprints of detailed maps like this one, including on commercial web pages,
are not principally excluded, but require explicite permission of the publisher.
We will be pleased to grant such a permission, prices are individually negociable
and certainly not too expensive.
Reprints for non-commercial purposes are even less complicated - but also in these cases please inform the publisher in advance, and in any case mention the source www.planetposter.de.