Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionSandaun Province
Native speakers
1,200 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3aps
Coordinates: 3°05′13″S 142°07′13″E / 3.08683°S 142.120379°E / -3.08683; 142.120379 (Arop 1)

Arop-Sissano, or Arop, is an Austronesian language of Arop village (3°05′13″S 142°07′13″E / 3.08683°S 142.120379°E / -3.08683; 142.120379 (Arop 1)) in West Aitape Rural LLG, coastal Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea.[2][3]


  1. ^ Arop-Sissano at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Eberhard, David M.; Simons, Gary F.; Fennig, Charles D., eds. (2019). "Papua New Guinea languages". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (22nd ed.). Dallas: SIL International.
  3. ^ United Nations in Papua New Guinea (2018). "Papua New Guinea Village Coordinates Lookup". Humanitarian Data Exchange. 1.31.9.