Namatanai District

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Namatanai District
Namatanai District is located in Papua New Guinea
Namatanai District
Namatanai District
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 3°40′5″S 152°24′18″E / 3.66806°S 152.40500°E / -3.66806; 152.40500
Country Papua New Guinea
Province New Ireland Province
Capital Namatanai
 • Total 6,574 km2 (2,538 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 110,905
 • Density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)

Namatanai District is the southernmost and larger of the two districts of New Ireland Province in Papua New Guinea. The district covers the southern part of the island of New Ireland, as well as the Tabar Group, the Lihir Group, the Tangga Group and the Feni Islands.

The district headquarters is Namatanai and the district has five LLG areas, Namatanai Rural LLG, Sentral Niu Ailan Rural LLG, Konoagil Rural LLG, Nimamar Rural LLG and Tanir Rural LLG.