Samarai-Murua District

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Samarai-Murua District
Samarai-Murua District is located in Papua New Guinea
Samarai-Murua District
Samarai-Murua District
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 10°34′55″S 150°39′22″E / 10.582°S 150.656°E / -10.582; 150.656
Country Papua New Guinea
Province Milne Bay Province
Capital Murua
Area
 • Total 3,081 km2 (1,190 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 58,590
 • Density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)

Samarai-Murua District is a district of the Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea. Its capital is Murua. The population of the district was 58,590 at the 2011 census.[1]

The district derives its name from the islands of Samarai and Woodlark Island, the latter also being called Murua.

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Coordinates: 10°34′55″S 150°39′22″E / 10.582°S 150.656°E / -10.582; 150.656