Kairuku Rural LLG

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Kairuku Rural LLG
Kairuku Rural LLG is located in Papua New Guinea
Kairuku Rural LLG
Kairuku Rural LLG
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 8°50′38″S 146°40′48″E / 8.844°S 146.680°E / -8.844; 146.680
Country Papua New Guinea
Province Central Province
District Kairuku-Hiri District
Capital Bereina
 • President Aihi Ikupu
 • Total 1,747 km2 (675 sq mi)
Population (2000[1])
 • Total 19,503
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
 • Main languages Waima, Nara
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)

The Kairuku Rural LLG is a local level government area situated in the Kairuku-Hiri District of the Central Province of Papua New Guinea. In 2000, the LLG had 3,485 households, and a population of 19,503 (10,273 men and 9,230 women).[1] As of 2007, 3,078 students are enrolled in 20 schools in the LLG.[2] The area is divided into 17 wards, and spreads along the coast on either side of the Hiritano Highway leading north-west from the national capital, Port Moresby.

The coastline is relatively flat with thick vegetation, consisting mainly of savannah grassland, mangroves and eucalyptus trees. A significant portion of the land is mountainous, and is wooded with dense rainforest containing a variety of flora and fauna and numerous tree species such as beech, oak, pine and kwila.

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  1. ^ a b PNG Business Directory. "Population by Statistical LLG Areas, Central Province, 2000". Retrieved 25 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Kairuku-Hiri District (2008). "Education and Health". Retrieved 16 August 2011. 

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