Momase Region
Coordinates: 3°34′31″S 143°38′23″E / 3.57528°S 143.63972°E / -3.57528; 143.63972
Country Papua New Guinea
Largest cityLae
 • Total142,600 km2 (55,100 sq mi)
 (2011 Census)[1]
 • Total1,867,657
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+10 (AEST)

Momase Region is one of four regions of Papua New Guinea. Its largest city is Lae, the second city of the nation. The name Momase is a portmanteau of the constituent provinces, Morobe, Madang and Sepik (East and West). Momase is by far the most linguistically diverse region of Papua New Guinea.[2]


The Region is administratively divided into four provinces:

See also


  1. ^ Papua New Guinea National Statistical Office (November 2013). "2011 National Population & Housing Census: Final Figures Booklet". Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  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.