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2003-MAY-17


Polity Timeline

PAPUA NEW GUINEA



































































Flag or logo changes:

1900-01-01:

British Colony of NEW GUINEA  (Port Moresby)   -   BRITISH NEW GUINEA

1906-09-01:

Territory of PAPUA  (Port Moresby)   -   PAPUA

1908-01-01:

Territory of PAPUA  (Port Moresby)   -   PAPUA

1908-12-19:

Territory of PAPUA  (Port Moresby)   -   PAPUA

1946-07-19:

Joint administered Territory of Papua-New Guinea : TP-NG [Provisional Administration]  (Port Moresby)   -   PAPUA-NEW GUINEA

1952-01-01:

Territory of Papua and New Guinea : TP-NG  (Port Moresby)   -   PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA

1962-11-01:

Australian Trust Territory of Papua and New Guinea : TP-NG  (Port Moresby)   -   PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA

1970-01-01:

Australian Trust Territory of Papua and New Guinea : TP-NG  (Port Moresby a + Konedobu b)   -   PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA

1971-03-12:

Australian Autonomous Territory of Papua and New Guinea : TP-NG  (Port Moresby a + Konedobu b)   -   PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA



































Emblem or Symbol changes:

1900-01-01:

British Colony of NEW GUINEA  (Port Moresby)   -   BRITISH NEW GUINEA

1906-09-01:

Territory of PAPUA  (Port Moresby)   -   PAPUA

1946-07-19:

Joint administered Territory of Papua-New Guinea : TP-NG [Provisional Administration]  (Port Moresby)   -   PAPUA-NEW GUINEA

1952-01-01:

Territory of Papua and New Guinea : TP-NG  (Port Moresby)   -   PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA

1962-11-01:

Australian Trust Territory of Papua and New Guinea : TP-NG  (Port Moresby)   -   PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA

1970-01-01:

Australian Trust Territory of Papua and New Guinea : TP-NG  (Port Moresby a + Konedobu b)   -   PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA

1971-03-12:

Australian Autonomous Territory of Papua and New Guinea : TP-NG  (Port Moresby a + Konedobu b)   -   PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA

1971-07-01:

Australian Autonomous Papua New Guinea : TPNG  (Port Moresby a + Konedobu b)   -   PAPUA NEW GUINEA




































Sovereignty changes:

1900-01-01:

UNITED KINGDOM

1906-09-01:

AUSTRALIA +

UNITED KINGDOM +

1975-09-16:

PAPUA NEW GUINEA +

UNITED KINGDOM +





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  Port Moresby

1970-01-01:

  Port Moresby + Konedobu

1975-09-16:

  Pot Mosbi + Konedhubu

1982-05-12:

  Pot Mosbi





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  BRITISH NEW GUINEA

1906-09-01:

  PAPUA

1914-11-11:

  PAPUA AND NORTH-EAST NEW GUINEA

1920-12-17:

  PAPUA

1942-02-12:

  PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA

1942-04-10:

  AUSTRALIAN NEW GUINEA

1945-11-01:

  PAPUA-NEW GUINEA

1949-11-06:

  PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA

1971-07-01:

  PAPUA NEW GUINEA

1975-09-16:

  PAPUA NIUGINI





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

British Colony of NEW GUINEA

1906-09-01:

Territory of PAPUA

1914-11-11:

Territories of PAPUA AND NORTH-EAST NEW GUINEA

1920-12-17:

Territory of PAPUA

1942-02-12:

Territories of PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA

1942-04-10:

AUSTRALIAN NEW GUINEA Administrative Unit

1945-10-31:

AUSTRALIAN NEW GUINEA Administrative Unit [Provisional Administration]

1945-11-01:

Joint administered Territory of Papua-New Guinea : TP-NG [Provisional Administration]

1949-07-01:

Joint administered Territory of Papua-New Guinea : TP-NG

1949-11-06:

Territory of Papua and New Guinea : TP-NG

1962-11-01:

Australian Trust Territory of Papua and New Guinea : TP-NG

1971-03-12:

Australian Autonomous Territory of Papua and New Guinea : TP-NG

1971-07-01:

Australian Autonomous Papua New Guinea : TPNG

1973-12-01:

Self-Governing Territory of Papua New Guinea : TPNG

1975-09-16:

Independent State of Papua New Guinea : PNG





































Ruler changes:

1975-09-16:

Independent State of Papua New Guinea : PNG  (Port Moresby a + Konedobu b)   -    UK
         (UK)





































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