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|Country||Papua New Guinea|
|Elevation||279 ft (85 m)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10)|
|Main languages||Orokaiva, Tok Pisin, English|
In 1951 the town became the focus of relief efforts after nearby Mount Lamington erupted and killed 4,000 people.
This area of New Guinea is home to the endangered Queen Alexandra's birdwing, the world's largest butterfly.
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