Pora Pora Destination Guide
Explore Pora Pora in Papua New Guinea.
Pora Pora in the region of Bougainville is located in Papua New Guinea - some 585 mi (or 942 km) North-East of Port Moresby, the country's capital city.
Time in Pora Pora is now 02:56 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Port Moresby" with an UTC offset of 10 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Umum, Tendu, Tapsanwara, Sohano, Puto or Aravia. Since you are here already, consider visiting Ruri, Pora Pora, Tarbut, Chabai, Siara and Ratsua. We also found some pictures.
Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast
|Morning Temperature||27°C / 80 °F|
|Evening Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||14%|
|Air Pressure||1003.4 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 64% of sky|
|General Conditions||Heavy intensity rain|
Friday, 20th of July 2018Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Day: 23°C (73 °F)
Night: 26°C (78 °F)
Saturday, 21st of July 2018Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 26°C (79 °F)
Sunday, 22nd of July 2018Sky is clear, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 27°C (81 °F)
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Interesting facts about this location
Battle of Porton Plantation
The Battle of Porton Plantation (8–10 June 1945) took place at Porton Plantation, near the village of Soraken on Bougainville Island, in the Solomon Islands archipelago during World War II. Involving forces from Australia, New Zealand and Japan, the battle was part of the wider Bougainville campaign, which had begun in late 1943 and lasted until the end of the war in August 1945.
Located at -5.55, 154.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Battle of Tsimba Ridge
The Battle of Tsimba Ridge was a battle of the Second World War involving Australian and Japanese forces. Part of the wider Bougainville Campaign of the Pacific theatre, the battle occurred in the northern sector of Bougainville Island between 17 January and 9 February 1945, when the lead battalion of the Australian 11th Brigade—the 31st/51st Battalion—advanced towards the Genga River as they drove towards the Bonis Peninsula.
Located at -5.55, 154.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
North Bougainville District
North Bougainville District is a district of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville of Papua New Guinea. Its capital is Buka.
Buka, Papua New Guinea
Buka is situated on Buka Island, Bougainville Province, Papua New Guinea. It has been the capital of the province during the Bougainville civil war. The former, or proper capital of Bougainville, Arawa was all but destroyed in 1990 as tensions reached a critical level in a civil uprising, which ended in 1997. Buka today is a bustling, peaceful town, detached by water from the main island Bougainville, and the much publicized tension there.
Buka Airport is an airport serving Buka Island in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (also known as North Solomons) in Papua New Guinea. It is located at the southern end of the island, near Buka Passage behind the town of Buka, and pre-war Chinatown. The airport terminal is about 1.5 kilometres from the Buka Township. It is the only airport serviced by a regular passenger transport service in the North Solomons Province. In 2004, the airport experienced some closures due to land disputes.
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.