Bulolo

Bulolo is a city in Morobe province in Papua New Guinea.

Understand

Bulolo was once an important gold dredging centre. Eight large dredges were built and used in the Bulolo River, and several of these dredges can still be seen abandoned today, slowly being reclaimed by the jungle. The major industry is now forestry and there are large plantings of Klinki pine (Norfolk Island pine) trees. It is in an area with a vast number of butterflies and other insects.

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Bulolo is connected by road to Papua New Guinea's second largest city, Lae. PMVs (Public Motor Vehicles) ply the route.

There are three flights a week from the capital Port Moresby to Bulolo on Airlines PNG.

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