Madang Tourism, Papua New Guinea

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Madang (old German name: Friedrich-Wilhelmshafen ) is the capital of Madang Province and is a town with a population of 27,420 (in 2005) on the north coast of Papua New Guinea. It was first settled by the Germans in the 19th century. Madang is the home of Divine Word University. The University accepts local and international students.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Madang in Papua New Guinea is an ideal destination for a vacation! A holiday in Madang can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Madang*

  • Madang: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Madang for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Madang.

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 100 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Madang - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Madang

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Madang

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 55.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 41.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.78 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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