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Kandep District

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Papua New Guinea

Time zone

2,001 kmĀ²


2,000 m

Enga Province

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List Kandep Rural LLG Wage Rural LLG

Kandep District is one of the five Districts of Enga Province, Papua New Guinea. It is located in the southern part of Wabag, capital town of Enga. Kandep shares land borders between Laiagam-Porgera district, Wabag, and Wapenimanda District. Also shares borders with Southern Highlands, Western highlands and newly breakaway Hela Province. Kandep is accessible by road. Kandep - Laiagam Road linking to Wabag is 3 hours drive back and forth. Kandep - Mendi road is (under construction). Kandep - Magarima Road are all connected.

Map of Kandep, Papua New Guinea

Kandep was formed due to volcanic eruption of Mt. Sugarloaf, and thus has many crater lakes; the largest being the Pakelem Lake of Lyumbi Island. Kandep is sometimes thought to be good for tourists because of its lakes and the natural beauty.

The people of Kandep live in tribes and land is owned by individual tribes. Kandep is one of the worst higher altitude tropical frost victims.

Kandep has a population of approximately 73,000.

Kandep has two LLGs, Lai Rural LLG and Wage Rural LLG.Having divided by the long swamp,extending from north to south, Lai Rural LLG lies on the east and Wage on the west of the swamp.


Kandep District Wikipedia

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