Tapini Rural LLG

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Tapini Rural LLG
Tapini Rural LLG is located in Papua New Guinea
Tapini Rural LLG
Tapini Rural LLG
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 8°18′43″S 147°01′05″E / 8.312°S 147.018°E / -8.312; 147.018
Country Papua New Guinea
Province Central Province
District Goilala District
Capital Tapini
Government
 • President Sebastine Mark
Area
 • Total 1,501 km2 (580 sq mi)
Population (2000[1])
 • Total 7,315
 • Density 4.9/km2 (13/sq mi)
Languages
 • Main languages Tauade
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)

The Tapini Rural LLG is a local level government area situated in the Goilala District of the Central Province of Papua New Guinea. In 2000, the LLG had 1,685 households, and a population of 7,315 (3,793 men and 3,522 women).[1] The area contains the town of Tapini, and is divided into ten wards:

  • 53020580 Tapini Urban
  • 53020501 Ivani
  • 53020502 Central Ivane
  • 53020503 Sopu
  • 53020504 Kerau
  • 53020505 Kataipa
  • 53020506 Jowa
  • 53020507 Loloipa
  • 53020508 Pilitu 1
  • 53020509 Pilitu 2

The LLG has a President and a Deputy President, and elections are normally held every five years after the national elections in September.[2]

Villages[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b PNG Business Directory. "Population by Statistical LLG Areas, Central Province, 2000.". Retrieved 25 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Political and Administrative Structures in Goilala District". Retrieved 26 July 2011.