Alotau District

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Alotau District
Alotau District is located in Papua New Guinea
Alotau District
Alotau District
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 7°58′S 145°46′E / 7.967°S 145.767°E / -7.967; 145.767
Country Papua New Guinea
Province Milne Bay Province
Capital Alotau
 • MP Charles Abel
 • Total 7,835 km2 (3,025 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 99,539
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)

Alotau District is a district of the Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea.

Location, LLGs and wards[edit]

Alotau District shares a border with Oro and Central provinces. It comprises 7 LLGs and 157 wards:

  • Alotau urban (6 wards - the district seat).
  • Daga (18 wards)
  • Huhu (29 wards)
  • Makamaka (27 wards)
  • Maramatana (19 wards)
  • Weraura (30 wards)
  • Suau (28 wards)

Population and area[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 99,539 people live in the district, in which 12 different languages are spoken. The total land area covers 7,970.3 square kilometers.[1]



Coordinates: 10°18′32″S 150°27′10″E / 10.308951°S 150.452747°E / -10.308951; 150.452747