Kairuku Rural LLG

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Kairuku Rural LLG
Kairuku Rural LLG is located in Papua New Guinea
Kairuku Rural LLG
Kairuku Rural LLG
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 8°50′38″S 146°40′48″E / 8.844°S 146.680°E / -8.844; 146.680
Country Papua New Guinea
Province Central Province
District Kairuku-Hiri District
Capital Bereina
 • President Aihi Ikupu
 • Total 1,747 km2 (675 sq mi)
Population (2000[1])
 • Total 19,503
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
 • Main languages Waima, Nara
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)

The Kairuku Rural LLG is a local level government area situated in the Kairuku-Hiri District of the Central Province of Papua New Guinea. In 2000, the LLG had 3,485 households, and a population of 19,503 (10,273 men and 9,230 women).[1] As of 2007, 3,078 students are enrolled in 20 schools in the LLG.[2] The area is divided into 17 wards, and spreads along the coast on either side of the Hiritano Highway leading northwest from the national capital, Port Moresby.

The coastline is relatively flat with thick vegetation, consisting mainly of savannah grassland, mangroves and eucalyptus trees. A significant portion of the land is mountainous, and is wooded with dense rainforest containing a variety of flora and fauna and numerous tree species such as beech, oak, pine and kwila.

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  1. ^ a b PNG Business Directory. "Population by Statistical LLG Areas, Central Province, 2000.". Retrieved 25 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Kairuku-Hiri District (2008). "Education and Health". Retrieved 16 August 2011. 

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