The Highlands is a region in . 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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The centre of town near the airport, market, shops and Bird of Paradise hotel is easy to walk around and fairly safe, although it can feel otherwise as it is crowded with people.


is the capital of the Southern Highlands province in the Highlands region of .

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

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.

is a town in Eastern Highlands region of , serving as a missionary centre.


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

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