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    New Ireland Province  Papua New Guinea (PNG)
Location
New Ireland Province includes New Ireland and offshore island. To the south is the Saint Georges Channel and beyond is New Britain. To the southeast is Green Island Atoll, Buka Island and Bogainville. During the German colonial era known as Neu-Mecklenburg (New Mecklenburg). Prewar and during the Pacific War located in the Territory of New Guinea. Today, part of Papua New Guinea (PNG). New Ireland Province is divided into two districts: Kavieng District and Namatanai District.

Kavieng District
Kavieng Urban LLG / Kavieng Town

Kavieng  located on on the North Cape of northwest New Ireland.
Kavieng Harbor  borders Kavieng on the northwest tip of New Ireland.
Cape Nuan  located at the northwest of New Ireland.
North Cape  located at the northwest of New Ireland.
Nusa Island  located in Kavieng Harbor off Kavieng.
Nusa Harbor  located to the east of Nusa Island bordering Kavieng Harbor.
Nusalik Island  located in Kavieng Harbor off Kavieng.
Nago Island  located in Kavieng Harbor off Kavieng.
Nausen Island  located to the south of Nago Island bordering Kaveing Harbor.
Selapiu Island  located in Kavieng Harbor off Kavieng.
Edmago Island  located in Kavieng Harbor off Kavieng.
Tikana Rural LLG
Baigai  located on the North Cape of northwest New Ireland.
Baigai Bay  borders North Cape of northwest New Ireland.
Panapai (Panapai)  located on the north coast of northwestern New Ireland.
Dyaul Island (Djaul)  located off the southern coast of northwestern New Ireland.
Meit Island  located off the southern coast of northwestern New Ireland to the west of Dyaul Island.
Lavongai Rural LLG / New Hanover Island Group
New Hanover Island Group (New Hanover Islands)  located off the northwest corner of New Ireland.
New Hanover (Lavongai)  large island located off the northwest corner of New Ireland.
Anelaua Island  located off New Hanover
Tsoi Island  located off New Hanover
Murat Rural LLG / Saint Matthias Island Group

Emirau Island (Emira)  located to the northwest of New Ireland developed into Emirau Airfield
Hamburg Bay  located on the northwest coast of Emirau Island
Mussau Island  located near Emirau Island.

Namatanai District

Namatanai Rural LLG
Namatanai  located on the north coast of New Ireland near the center includes Namatanai Airfield.
Fangalawa Bay  borders Namatanai on the north coast of New Ireland.
Silom  located on the north coast of New Ireland.
Matalai Rural LLG
Sentral Niu Ailan Rural LLG / Tabar Island Group
Tabar Island Group  located to the north of New Ireland.
Tabar Island  largest island in the Tabar Island Group.
Cape Lemeris (Lemeris)  located on the north coast at the center of New Ireland.
Lelet  located at Cape Lemeris on New Ireland.
Kimadan (Malom 1)  located at Cape Lemeris on New Ireland.
Mesi  located on the southern coast at the center of New Ireland, 2003 fool's gold story.
Komalu (Komolus, Komoles)  located on the south coast of New Ireland
Karu Bay  located on the northeast coast of New Ireland.
Moo Moo Island (Mumu)  located off the northeast coast of New Ireland.
Konoagil Rural LLG

Cape Staint Georges (Cape St. George)  located at the southeastern tip of New Ireland.
Saint Georges Channel (St. Georges Channel)  located between New Ireland and New Britain.
Nimamar Rural LLG / Lihir Islands
Lihir Island Group (Lihir Islands)  located to the north of New Ireland includes Lihir Island.
Lihir Island (Niolam)  largest island in the Lihir Islands.
Tanir Rural LLG / Feni Islands / Lihir Islands / Tanga Islands

Tanga Island Group (Tanga Islands)  located off the north coast of New Ireland.
Feni Island Group (Feni Islands)  located on the northeastern coast of New Ireland.
Ambitle Island (Ambitle Volcano)  located in the Feni Islands
Babase Island (Babase Volcano)  located in the Feni Islands
Masahet Island  located off the northeast coast of New Ireland, northeast of Namatanai.
Tanga Island Group (Tanga Islands)  located the northeast coast of New Ireland.
Boang Island  located in the Tanga Islands off the northeast coast of New Ireland.

New Ireland Province Airfields
Baigai Airfield  built by the Japanese to the southeast of Kavieng, disused since the war.
Boang Island Airfield (Boang)  built postwar on Boang Island disused today.
Borpop Airfield (Huris)  located near Borpop (Huris) built by the Japanese, diused since the war.
Emirau Airfield (Northern Cape Aerodrome / Inshore Aerodrome)  built by U. S. Navy still use today.
Kamiraba Airfield  built post war near Cape Lemeris.
Kavieng Airfield  built during 1942 by the Australians used by the Japanese, still in use as Kavieng Airport.
Kavieng Seaplane Base  located in Kavieng Harbor used prewar and during the Pacific War.
Namatanai Airfield  located at Namatanai built by the Japanese, still in use as Namatanai Airport.
Panapae Airfield (Panapai)  located near Kavieng built by the Japanese, diused since the war.
Silur Airfield  built postwar to support Silur Mission disused today.

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Last Updated
September 15, 2020

 

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