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Waigani is located in Papua New Guinea
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 9°25′10″S 147°11′02″E / 9.41944°S 147.18389°E / -9.41944; 147.18389
CountryPapua New Guinea
CityPort Moresby
Time zoneUTC+10 (AEST)
Front side of the parliament building

Waigani is a suburb of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea. It includes the Parliament Building of Papua New Guinea[1]the National and Supreme Court, the University of Papua New Guinea [2], Morauta House, the PNG National Museum, the National Library. British, Australian and New Zealand High Commissions and Japanese Embassy.

At the beginning of Papua New Guinea's self-government in 1973 and its independence in 1975 activities including the original legislative building and for that matter the predecessor of the amateur state theatre and national and supreme court were in downtown Port Moresby but new such buildings were gradually established in Waigani to replace them as has been the sport field where the Independence Day celebrations were held.

Port Moresby parliament building side
National Library and Archives, Waigani
Pineapple Building being restored in 2013 after many years of being abandoned

  1. ^ "Human Resource Division - National Parliament of Papua New Guinea". www.parliament.gov.pg. Retrieved 2020-02-20.
  2. ^ "University of Papua New Guinea". www.upng.ac.pg. Retrieved 2020-02-20.