Boang Island

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Boang Island is an island of the Tanga Islands of Papua New Guinea, located to the east of New Ireland. It is located to the north-east of Malendok Island, and although smaller it is more populous and considered the socio-economic hub of the islands.[1]


  1. ^ Foster, Robert John (27 April 1995). Social Reproduction and History in Melanesia: Mortuary Ritual, Gift Exchange, and Custom in the Tanga Islands. Cambridge University Press. p. 30. ISBN 978-0-521-48332-2. Retrieved 31 December 2012.

Coordinates: 3°23′S 153°18′E / 3.383°S 153.300°E / -3.383; 153.300