Yangkok

Yangkok local level government

The administrative headquarters of Yangkok Local-level Government is at Yangkok sub-station, north-west of Nuku station along the inland Sepik Highway towards Lumi. Most of the villages are located at an elevation of more than 600 masl along the foothills of the Torricelli range. Numerous creeks and rivers flow in the southerly direction from the headwater along the Torricelli range into the Sepik plains. River gravel is in abundance in Yangkok LLG area.

The people of Yangkok speak seven different local dialects and subsist on sago starch as the main staple food supplemented with root crops and bananas.

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Hon. Luke Faru

22,285

Sago + root crops and bananas

975 square kilometers

Good access, difficult access and no access

80% signal coverage

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