Kavieng District

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Kavieng District
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Coordinates: 2°34′18″S 150°48′17″E / 2.5718°S 150.8048°E / -2.5718; 150.8048Coordinates: 2°34′18″S 150°48′17″E / 2.5718°S 150.8048°E / -2.5718; 150.8048
Country Papua New Guinea
Province New Ireland Province
Capital Kavieng
LLGs
Area
 • Total 2,983 km2 (1,152 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 83,162
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)

Kavieng District is the northernmost district of New Ireland Province in Papua New Guinea. The district contains the northern part of the island of New Ireland, as well as New Hannover, and the St. Matthias Group.

The district headquarters is Kavieng and the district has four LLG areas, Kavieng Urban LLG, Lavongai Rural LLG, Tikana Rural LLG and Murat Rural LLG.