Kagua-Erave District

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Kagua-Erave District
Kagua-Erave District is located in Papua New Guinea
Kagua-Erave District
Kagua-Erave District
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 6°19′S 143°50′E / 6.317°S 143.833°E / -6.317; 143.833
Country Papua New Guinea
Province Southern Highlands
Capital Kagua
Area
 • Total 3,497 km2 (1,350 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 74,139
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)

Kagua-Erave District is a district of the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea. Its capital is Kagua. The population was 74,139 at the 2011 census.[1]

The main LLG consists of Aiya (Wabi - Sumi), Kagua Central,Kuare,Erave, and is the home to the Kewabi speakers. It borders Lake Kutubu, Ialibu Pangia, Imbonggu Districts in Southern Highlands. It also shares a provincial border with Western and Gulf provinces. Most basic services such as schools, health services and bridges are less or non existent in remote parts. Politicians have failed to deliver basic services and this results in divisions among tribes. It is the home to the Iagifu and Gobe oil fields but no development. The biggest high schools are Kagua and Erave High Schools. Just one underfunded health sub center in Kagua. Major LLG areas are Usa, Lakira, Sumi, Uma,Wasuma, Roalomanda, Wabi, Yanguri, Karia, Muru-Marili, Koali - Lombo, Kuare,Mendo, Sugu Valley, Katiloma, Semberigi, Puputao, Wapisale, Seven Kona.

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Coordinates: 6°19′34″S 143°50′10″E / 6.326°S 143.836°E / -6.326; 143.836