New Change in the Map - 12: Gabon Islands Dispute + Bougainville Independence Date
Bougainville votes on independence from Papua New Guinea
Bougainvillea cutting, How to grow Bougainvillea from cutting, propagate bougainville
Bougainville | A story of Independence
Whats Next for Bougainville? | Voted 98% for Independence
The Autonomous Region of Bougainville, previously known as the North Solomons Province, is an autonomous region in Papua New Guinea. The largest island is Bougainville Island. The province also includes Buka Island and assorted outlying nearby islands including the Carterets. The capital is temporarily Buka, though it is expected that Arawa will be the permanent provincial capital. The population of the province is 249,358.