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Explore Madang in Papua New Guinea

Madang in the region of Madang with its 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 .

Interactive map of Madang

Current time in Madang is now 03:15 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Port Moresby " with a 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, and Ort. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yabob . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Madang ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


The fate of a WW2 Mitchell B-25 Bomber and its crew

10:14 min by Frank Lame
Views: 22044 Rating: 4.78

A historical overview of fate of the Mitchell B-25 Bomber and its crew, the wreckage of which lies close to Wongat Island and the shore of Papua New Guinea (PNG) near the city of Madang. ..

Madang Snorkeling at Siar Island, Papua New Guinea

0:33 min by Brian Wilson
Views: 3027 Rating: 5.00

A short 20 second video of our family snorkeling at Siar Island, which is a tiny island just off of the town of Madang, Papua New Guinea. Filmed July 31st, 2008. More info at ..

Madang Ocean Waves View from Room 71, Madang Resort

0:36 min by Brian Wilson
Views: 2616 Rating: 5.00

A short 10 second video showing the scenic ocean waves lapping up against the private deck on room 71, Madang Resort, Papua New Guinea. Filmed on July 31st, 2008. More info at ..

Madang Snorkeling Brian Jumps Into Ocean

0:19 min by Brian Wilson
Views: 2065 Rating: 0.00

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= }}.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -5.32 145.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km 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 -5.20 145.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km 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 -5.35 145.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -5.37 145.69 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km 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 -5.08 145.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Districts of Papua New Guinea

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Madang