Madang Provins (Tok Pisin)
|Country||Papua New Guinea|
|• Governor||Peter Yama 2017-|
|• Total||28,886 km2 (11,153 sq mi)|
|• Density||17/km2 (44/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+10 (AEST)|
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Madang is a province of Papua New Guinea. 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.
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 Capital||LLG Name|
|Bogia District||Bogia||Almami Rural|
|Madang District||Madang||Ambenob Rural|
|Middle Ramu District||Simbai||Arabaka Rural|
|Rai Coast District||Saidor||Astrolabe Bay Rural|
|Naho Rawa Rural|
|Rai Coast (Saidor)|
|Sumkar District||Karkar||Karkar Rural|
|Usino Bundi District||Usino||Bundi Rural|
Tertiary educational institutions in Madang Province include:
The province was governed by a decentralised provincial administration, headed by a Premier, from 1978 to 1995. Following reforms taking effect that year, the national government reassumed some powers, and the role of Premier was replaced by a position of Governor, to be held by the winner of the province-wide seat in the National Parliament of Papua New Guinea.
|provincial government suspended||1993–1995|
|Pengau Nengo (acting)||2000–2002|
|Buka Malai (acting)||2008–2009|
The province and each district is represented by a Member of the National Parliament. There is one provincial electorate and each district is an open electorate.
|Madang Provincial||Ramsey Pariwa|
|Bogia Open||Robert Naguri|
|Madang Open||Bryan Jared Kramer|
|Middle Ramu Open||Jonny Alonk|
|Rai Coast Open||Kessy Sawang|
|Sumkar Open||Alexander Orme|
|Usino-Bundi Open||Jimmy Uguro|