Motorina Island

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Motorina Island
Nickname: Mewstone Island
Calvados Chain (Landsat).JPG
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Motorina Island is located in Papua New Guinea
Motorina Island
Motorina Island
Geography
Location Oceania
Coordinates 11°05′S 152°34′E / 11.083°S 152.567°E / -11.083; 152.567Coordinates: 11°05′S 152°34′E / 11.083°S 152.567°E / -11.083; 152.567[1]
Archipelago Louisiade Archipelago
Adjacent bodies of water Solomon Sea
Total islands 1
Major islands
  • Motorina
Area 7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Highest elevation 302 m (991 ft)
Highest point Mount Motorina
Administration
Province  Milne Bay
District Samarai-Murua District
LLG [2] Louisiade Rural LLG
Island Group Calvados Chain
Largest settlement Riman Bay (pop. 100)
Demographics
Population 595 (2014)
Pop. density 76 /km2 (197 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups Papauans, Austronesians, Melanesians.
Additional information
Time zone
ISO code PG-MBA
Official website www.ncdc.gov.pg

Motorina Island is an island of Papua New Guinea, part of the Calvados Chain. It is the highest island in the group. The population consists of farmers, raising bananas across the island. the main port is at Riman Bay. other slightly large villages include : Tawara, Mabaraboraboa.

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