Western Islands, Papua New Guinea

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Western Islands
Karta PG Bismarck Archipelago.PNG
Map of the Bismarck Archipelago
LocationPapua New Guinea
Coordinates1°30′S 143°00′E / 1.500°S 143.000°E / -1.500; 143.000
ArchipelagoBismarck Archipelago
Major islandsAua, Wuvulu
Papua New Guinea
ProvinceManus Province
RegionIslands Region

The Western Islands are a group of islands in the Bismarck Archipelago, and within Manus Province of the Islands Region, in northern Papua New Guinea.


They are located north and west of Manus Island off the northeastern coast of New Guinea island in the Bismarck Sea of the Southwestern Pacific Ocean.

The Western Islands' tropical rainforests include several distinct ecoregions.


Islands in the group include:

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