Lorengau

 town, northeastern Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, southwestern Pacific Ocean. It lies on Seeadler Harbour. Captured by the Japanese in 1942, the settlement was retaken by Allied forces in 1944 and eventually became part of a large U.S. naval and air base. As a port, the town handles the local copra production. Pop. (2000) 5,829.

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