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Explore Madang in Papua New Guinea.

Madang in the region of Madang with it's 27,419 inhabitants is a town in Papua New Guinea - some 306 mi (or 493 km) North of Port Moresby, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Madang is now 11:19 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Port Moresby" with an UTC offset of 10 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Yabob, Wewak, Siar, Sanepi, Ort or Daru. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yelso, Yahil, Yabob, Umuim, So and Bahor. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Dolphins Above Water - Madang Province

00:34 min ( June 14, 2012 by TourismMadang)
Views: 70 - Rating: 5/5

While cruising around the clear blue waters near Madang Town, we were welcomed by a very friendly group of locals

Batmen's paradise Paulandton's photos ar...

02:35 min ( December 19, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 353 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Paulandton's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vi...

Madang Tech Students Sing and Dance 2

02:28 min ( December 15, 2009 by Kyle Scobie)
Views: 199 - Rating: 0/5

Students from Madang Tech in Madang, Papua New Guinea, sing and dance at a program. The main instrument you hear is a pipe drum made from PVC pipes. Don't know the song title

Madang Snorkeling Brian Jumps Into Ocean

00:19 min ( August 11, 2008 by Brian Wilson)
Views: 2,065 - Rating: 0/5

A silly 5 second video clip of Brian jumping off a diving platform into the ocean over a reef in Madang, Papua New Guinea. Platform right at Madang Lodge Restaurant. More info at

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Interesting facts about this location

Gogol River

The Gogol River is a river in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea. It empties to Astrolabe Bay at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:5.3166667|S|145.75|E||||| | |name= }}.

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Located at -5.22, 145.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Papua New Guinea

Japanese cruiser Tenryū

Japanese cruiser Tenryū was the lead ship in the two-ship Tenryū-class of light cruisers of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Tenryū was named after the Tenryū River in Nagano and Shizuoka prefectures.

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Located at -5.22, 145.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:1918 ships, Maritime incidents in 1944, Ships built in Japan, Ships sunk by American submarines, Shipwrecks in the Bismarck Sea, Tenryū-class cruisers, World War II cruisers of Japan, World War II shipwrecks in the Pacific Ocean

Astrolabe Bay

Astrolabe Bay is a large body of water off the south coast of Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:5.35|S|145.9166667|E||||| | |name= }}. It is a part of the Bismarck Sea and stretches from the Cape Iris in the south to the Cape Croisilles to the north. It was discovered in 1827 by Jules Dumont d'Urville and named after his ship. Capital of Madang Province, Madang lies on the coast of Astrolabe Bay.

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Located at -5.22, 145.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Bays of Papua New Guinea, Madang Province

Airlines PNG Flight 1600

Airlines PNG Flight 1600 was a passenger flight which crashed in near the mouth of the Gogol River, Papua New Guinea on 13 October 2011. 28 of the 32 onboard died. The aircraft involved, a de Havilland Canada DHC-8-100 (known as a Dash 8), was operating Airlines PNG's scheduled domestic service from Lae Nadzab Airport to Madang Airport. The crash site was 20 km south of the destination. It was hard to reach the survivors as according to firefighters, "it was very hard to get there.

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Located at -5.22, 145.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:2011 in Papua New Guinea, Accidents and incidents involving the Bombardier Dash 8, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2011, Aviation accidents and incidents in Papua New Guinea

Madang District

Madang District is a district in the central part of Madang Province in Papua New Guinea. It is one of the six administrative districts that make up the province.

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Located at -5.22, 145.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Papua New Guinea