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Eastern Highlands Province

Eastern Highlands Province
Full nameEastern Highlands
Official nameEastern Highlands
Settlement typeProvince
CountryPapua New Guinea
DistrictsDaulo District
Goroka District
Henganofi District
Kainantu District
Lufa District
Obura-Wonenara District
Okapa District
Unggai-Bena District
GovernorMalcolm Smith Kela (2002-)
Total Area4323.2 sq mi (11200 km2)
Total Population432972 (2000)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)

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Eastern Highlands is a highlands province of Papua New Guinea. The provincial capital is Goroka. The province covers an area of 11,200 km2, and has a population of 432,972 (2000 census). The province shares a common administrative boundary with Madang, Morobe and Gulf and Simbu Provinces. The province is the home of the Asaro mud mask that is displayed at shows and festivals within the province and in the country. It is reachable by air and road transport.

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