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Niugini Pidgin English Orientation Identification. Papua is probably derived from the Malay word papuwah "fuzzy hair".
Ina Spanish explorer called the island Nueva Guinea. InAustralia took over the territory, renaming it the Territory of Papua. The land area is oversquare milessquare kilometerwith the mainland accounting for 80 percent. The western half of the island is the Indonesian province of Irian Jaya. To the south is Australia, and to the east and southeast are the Solomon Islands and other Melanesian countries.
To the north and northwest are the Philippines, South Korea, and Japan. The central mountain chain extends the length of the island and is covered in tropical rain forest. Upland valleys and the headwaters of fast-flowing rivers descend to the coast through some of the world's largest swamps.
Papua New Guinea has a tropical monsoon climate and is generally hot and humid, although the climate varies from one area to another.
Over 75 percent of the nation is covered in rain forest. Swamp forest is found in the poorly drained lowlands, and sago palm is a staple food of the people living there. Around Port Moresby and in drier areas to the west are grassy plains and savanna woodlands.
The census showed a population of 3, Over half the population was under age With an annual growth rate of 2. Around 85 percent of the population lives in small villages and rural outposts; the other 15 percent is concentrated in ten major urban areas where most of the non-Melanesian population of about 25, resides.
Well over one thousand languages are spoken throughout New Guinea. After Colonization, Papua New Guineans needed to communicate with one another and with outsiders.
On German and later Australian plantations and wherever individuals speaking different languages met, a pidgin language referred to as Neo-Melanesian or Melanesian Pidgin developed. While English is taught in school and is the official language of business and government, Tok Pisin is a symbol of national identity and a preferred means of communication.
Hiri Motu, a trade language that originated on the south coast in Papua among participants in a traditional trade network, is spoken only in that area.All the latest news, reviews, pictures and video on culture, the arts and entertainment.
Cultural capital is the accumulation of knowledge, behaviors, and skills that one can tap into to demonstrate one's cultural competence, and thus one's social status or standing in society. And The Capital Of Culture According to Japan's Institute for Urban Strategies, London takes a commanding lead over New York (and every other major city) on cultural grounds.
That is based on a blend of cultural resources, facilities for visitors, and how trendsetting the city is. Creating a completely new culture from scratch can be a daunting task.
Think about everything the word culture encompasses—music, food, clothing, etiquette, dance, religion, and combative traditions, to name a few, and even if one manages to pull it off, one runs the risk of ruining audience's Suspension of Disbelief by having one's creation seem too strange. May 08, · Is New York still the cultural capital of America, let alone the world?
To the creative strivers who still flock here, the answer may be self-evident. Apr 11, · London is ancient yet new. It is as much city-state as city, with a culture and economy that circulate the world.
London manages to be Los Angeles, Washington and New York wrapped into one. Imagine if one American city were home to Hollywood, the White House, Madison Avenue, Wall Street and Broadway.
London is sort of that.