The Highlands is a region in Papua New Guinea. The Highlands were discovered by Australian explorers delving into the unexplored interior of Papua New Guinea in search for gold in the beginning of the 20th century.

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Goroka is a city in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea.


Mt. Hagen is a city in the Western Highlands province of Papua New Guinea.

Mendi is the capital of the Southern Highlands province in the Highlands region of Papua New Guinea.

Tari Basin is a region in the Southern Highlands. The only city located here is Tari where there is an airstrip, trade stores, and a few lodgings.


  • Location:  ,
  • Latitude of center:  5° 52' (5.8667°) south
  • Longitude of center:  144° 13' (144.2167°) east
  • Wikidata:  Highlands

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