Rai Coast District

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Rai Coast District
Rai Coast District is located in Papua New Guinea
Rai Coast District
Rai Coast District
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 5°30′04″S 145°51′00″E / 5.501°S 145.850°E / -5.501; 145.850
Country Papua New Guinea
Province Madang Province
Capital Rai Coast
Area
 • Total 5,433 km2 (2,098 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 83,213
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)

Rai Coast District is a district in the southeast of Madang Province in Papua New Guinea. It is one of the six administrative districts that make up the province.

Basamuk nickel processing plant[edit]

Construction of a nickel processing plant for the Ramu Nickel Project, majority owned by the China Metallurgical Group Corporation, commenced in 2006 in Basamuk Bay, on the Rai Coast between Astrolabe Bay and Saidor. The project is projected to become operational in 2010.

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Coordinates: 5°30′04″S 145°51′00″E / 5.501°S 145.850°E / -5.501; 145.850