Jimi District
Jimi District is located in Papua New Guinea
Jimi District
Jimi District
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 5°33′11″S 144°34′34″E / 5.553°S 144.576°E / -5.553; 144.576
CountryPapua New Guinea
ProvinceJiwaka Province
 • Total1,970 km2 (760 sq mi)
 (2011 census)
 • Total71,379
 • Density36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+10 (AEST)

Jimi District is a district of the Jiwaka Province of Papua New Guinea. Its capital is Tabibuga. The population of the district was 71,379 at the 2011 census.[1] Before May 2012, it was part of the Western Highlands Province. It is home to the Jimi Valley[2] and the village of Koinambe.

The district contains two local-level governments (LLGs): Jimi Rural and Kol Rural.


  1. ^ Districts of Papua New Guinea at statoids.com
  2. ^ Hanson, Luke W. (2001). Papua New Guinea Rural Development Handbook. Australian National University. Jimi District is in the north of the province and covers the Jimi Valley, the northern side of the Sepik-Wahgi Divide and the southern side of the Bismark Range.

5°33′11″S 144°34′34″E / 5.553°S 144.576°E / -5.553; 144.576