Rabaul is the former provincial capital of East New Britain in . It was evacuated and nearly destroyed in 1994 when the nearby volcano Tavurvur erupted.

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  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 8070
  • IATA airport code: RAB
  • United Nations Location Code: PG RAB
  • Latitude: 4° 12' 1.3" (4.2004°) south
  • Longitude: 152° 9' 46.7" (152.163°) east
  • Elevation: 39 meters (128 feet)
  • Wikidata: Rabaul
  • Wikimedia Commons: Rabaul

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Other Names for Rabaul

Belarusian: Горад Рабаул, Chinese: 拉包爾, French: Rabaul, German: Rabaul, German: Simpson-Hafen, German: Simpsonhafen, Hebrew: רבאול, Italian: Rabaul, Japanese: ラバウル, Korean: 라바울, Lithuanian: Rabaulas, Marathi: रबौल, Persian: رابائول, Portuguese: Rabaul, Russian: Рабаул, Spanish: Rabaul, Ukrainian: Рабаул, Yue Chinese: 笠包, Exung, Nankai Shi, Simpson Harbour

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