Familiarise your students with Australia’s neighbouring countries with this detailed map of Papua New Guinea.
Australia and Its Neighbours: Papua New Guinea
While the continent of Australia is also a single country, it is surrounded by many island nations that we consider to be our neighbours. One such island nation is Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea is located to the north of Australia in the South Pacific Ocean. It comprises of the eastern half of New Guinea (the western half comprises of the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua). The capital city of Papua New Guinea is Port Moresby.
Multiple Applications of This Map of Papua New Guinea
This colourful classroom map shows some of the major islands and cities of Papua New Guinea. It is the perfect resource to accompany your Geography lessons on Australia and its neighbouring countries. You may wish to use this poster in the following ways:
- Print the poster on A3 paper and display it in your classroom as a reminder of the geographical features of Papua New Guinea.
- As you teach your students about Australia’s neighbouring countries, provide students with a smaller version of the poster to paste into their workbooks.
- Add this poster to a classroom display about Australia and its surrounding countries. Encourage students to add facts about Papua New Guinea around the poster.
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