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New Britain

island of the Bismarck Archipelago in Papua New Guinea

New Britain is the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago (named for Otto von Bismarck) of Papua New Guinea. It is separated from the island of New Guinea by the Dampier Strait, and from New Ireland by the St. George's Channel. The main towns of New Britain are Rabaul/Kokopo and Kimbe.


Coordinates: 5°44′S 150°44′E / 5.733°S 150.733°E / -5.733; 150.733