The province is on the northern coast of mainland Papua New Guinea and has many of the country’s highest peaks, active volcanoes and its biggest mix of languages. The capital is the town of Madang.
Madang Province is a large region approximately 300 kilometres long and 160 kilometres wide with four large and many small offshore islands. The province totals 29,000 square kilometres and has a population of 365,106 (2000 census). The province shares land borders with East Sepik to the west, Enga, Western Highlands, and Jiwaka to the southwest, Chimbu and Eastern Highlands to the south, and Morobe to the southeast.
To the south lies the Bismarck Range with heights ranging over 4,000 metres. Mount Wilhelm, PNG’s tallest mountain at 4509m, being found in those ranges. Also in the south, the Ramu Valley separates the Bismarck Range from the Finisterre Range to the south east of the province. The mountains are timber rich with large stands of trees and rainforest, whilst the coastal plain of the vallery is open and studded with palm trees.
|Provincial Finance Manager (PFM)||Provincial Finance Office Contact|
|Mr. Paul Amera||P.O Box 2030 Madang
Phone: 842 3229/1430, 720 80898
Fax: 842 1182
Each province in Papua New Guinea has one or more districts, and each district has one or more Local Level Government (LLG) areas. For census purposes, the LLG areas are subdivided into wards and those into census units.
|District||District Finance Manager||District Capital||LLG||Contacts|
|Madang DFO||Mathew Sengian||Madang||
Tel: 733 63951
Tel: 729 07409
|Middle Ramu||John Flier||Simbai||
Tel: 734 11889
|Rai Coast||George Memke||Rai Coast||
Tel: 718 37477
Tel: 720 88798
|Usino Bundi||Sam Abel||Usino||
1. National Capital District (Port Moresby)
2. Central Province
3. Chimbu (Simbu)
4. Eastern Highlands
5. East New Britain
6. East Sepik
11. Milne Bay
13. New Ireland
14. Northern (Oro Province)
15. Bougainville (autonomous region)
16. Southern Highlands
17. Western Province (Fly)
18. Western Highlands
19. West New Britain
20. West Sepik (Sandaun)