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Papua New Guinea Elevation Map

Papua New Guinea is a country with rugged terrain and significant variations in elevation throughout its territory.


The central region of the country features mountainous terrain, including the highlands, which reach elevations of up to 4,000 meters.

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The eastern part of the country is dominated by the Owen Stanley Range, which reaches heights exceeding 4,000 meters.

The coastal areas of the country feature steep cliffs that rise out of the ocean, and there are also many deep river valleys throughout the region.

Highest point

The highest point in Papua New Guinea is Mount Wilhelm, which reaches an elevation of 4,509 meters above sea level.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Papua New Guinea is the Pacific Ocean, which surrounds the country on all sides.

Similar landscape

Papua New Guinea shares many similarities with other mountainous countries in the region, such as Indonesia and the Philippines.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Papua New Guinea and their elevation above sea level.