visitors since April 2008



Until the outbreak of unrest on the island, Arawa has been the island's capital. For security reasons the administration had been transferred to Buka Town on the small island of Buka, some hundred yards north of Bougainville. Due to the ongoing peace process it is expected that the government of the Autonomous region of Bougainville will shortly return to Arawa.









The European Shareholders of Bougainville Copper (ESBC)