Aitape-Lumi District

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Aitape-Lumi District
Aitape-Lumi District is located in Papua New Guinea
Aitape-Lumi District
Aitape-Lumi District
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 3°09′S 142°21′E / 3.150°S 142.350°E / -3.150; 142.350
Country Papua New Guinea
Province West Sepik Province
Capital Aitape
 • Total 5,689 km2 (2,197 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 72,319
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)

Aitape-Lumi District is a district of the West Sepik Province of Papua New Guinea. Its capital is Aitape.[1] The provincial administration is called the Sandaun Provincial Administration. The provincial capital is Vanimo, about 200 km up the northwest coastline.

Aitape and Lumi used to be separate districts before the reformations which amalgamated these two used to be districts into one. Aitape is on the coast whilst Lumi is located inland.


Coordinates: 3°08′58″S 142°21′22″E / 3.14944°S 142.35611°E / -3.14944; 142.35611