Motorina Island

Motorina Island
Nickname: Mewstone Island
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Motorina Island is located in Papua New Guinea
Motorina Island
Motorina Island
Geography
LocationOceania
Coordinates11°05′S 152°34′E / 11.083°S 152.567°E / -11.083; 152.567Coordinates: 11°05′S 152°34′E / 11.083°S 152.567°E / -11.083; 152.567[1]
ArchipelagoLouisiade Archipelago
Adjacent bodies of waterSolomon Sea
Total islands1
Major islands
  • Motorina
Area7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Highest elevation302 m (991 ft)
Highest pointMount Motorina
Administration
Province Milne Bay
DistrictSamarai-Murua District
LLG [2]Louisiade Rural LLG
Island GroupCalvados Chain
Largest settlementRiman Bay (pop. 100)
Demographics
Population595 (2014)
Pop. density76 /km2 (197 /sq mi)
Ethnic groupsPapauans, Austronesians, Melanesians.
Additional information
Time zone
ISO codePG-MBA
Official websitewww.ncdc.gov.pg

Motorina Island is an island of Papua New Guinea, part of the Calvados Chain. It is the highest island in the group. The population consists of farmers, raising bananas across the island. the main port is at Riman Bay. other slightly large villages include : Tawara, Mabaraboraboa.

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