North Waghi District

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North Waghi District
North Waghi District is located in Papua New Guinea
North Waghi District
North Waghi District
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 5°47′S 144°37′E / 5.783°S 144.617°E / -5.783; 144.617
Country Papua New Guinea
Province Jiwaka Province
Capital Banz
 • Total 453 km2 (175 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 78,499
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)

North Waghi District is a district of the Jiwaka Province of Papua New Guinea. Its capital is Banz. The population of the district was 78,499 at the 2011 census.[1] Before May 2012, it was part of the Western Highlands Province.


Coordinates: 5°46′59″S 144°37′05″E / 5.78306°S 144.61806°E / -5.78306; 144.61806