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Discover Lae in Papua New Guinea

Lae in the region of Morobe with its 76,255 habitants is a town located in Papua New Guinea - some 188 mi or ( 303 km ) North of Port Moresby , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Lae

Local time in Lae is now 07:43 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Port Moresby " with a UTC offset of 10 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yalu, Wagan, Tikeling, Tali, and Singaua. When in this area, you might want to check out Yalu . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Lae ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Lae, Papua New Guinea

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44ft O'Brien - Drug Runner - Lae PNG

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Drug Runner is based in Lae Papua New Guinea and is a custom built 44ft O'Brien built in Townsville, Australia. for more information. ..

50 Years of Mariannhill in Papua New Guinea - Part 2

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Komobo Prescreen

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Sneak preview of our new video. Still working on the intro. Quick look at some of our time in Papua New Guinea. Komobo has spent the last two years developing relationships for exporting coffee and ti ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Lae District

Lae District is a district of the Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea. Its capital is Lae. The population of the district was 118,413 at the 2000 census.

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Located at -6.72 146.99 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Districts of Papua New Guinea, Morobe Province

Lae War Cemetery

The Lae War Cemetery, established in 1944, is located adjacent to the Botanical Gardens in the centre of the city of Lae, the capital of Morobe Province, in Papua New Guinea. The cemetery is managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. In World War II, Japanese and Commonwealth soldiers fought to hold the strategic areas of Papua New Guinea, and the Morobe Province was the site of several heated campaigns in late 1942–1943; by 1944, the Japanese had been driven off the island.

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Located at -6.73 146.99 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Australian military memorials, Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries, Morobe Province

Lae Airfield

Lae Airfield is a former World War II airfield and later, civilian airport in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. The airport was closed in the 1980s, in favor of Lae Nadzab Airport, which was able to accommodate larger jet aircraft. The facility is now being redeveloped.

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Located at -6.73 147.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces on Papua New Guinea, Airports in Papua New Guinea


Lae, the capital of Morobe Province, is the second-largest city in Papua New Guinea. It is located at the start of the Highlands Highway, which is the main land transport corridor from the Highlands region to the coast. Lae is the largest cargo port of the country and the home of the University of Technology or 'Unitech'.

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Located at -6.73 147.01 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Morobe Province, Populated places in Papua New Guinea, Port cities in Oceania, Provincial capitals in Papua New Guinea

Kongō Maru (1935)

Kongō Maru was a 8,624 gross ton passenger-cargo ship built by Harima Shipbuilding Company in Japan for Kokusai Kisen Kabushiki Kaisha in 1935. She was requisitioned by the Imperial Japanese Navy during the Second World War and converted to an armed merchant cruiser.

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Located at -6.82 147.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: 1935 ships, Auxiliary cruisers of the Imperial Japanese Navy, Maritime incidents in 1942, Ships built in Japan, Ships sunk by aircraft, Shipwrecks of Papua New Guinea, Steamships of Japan

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Lae