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The Girua River is a river located in the Oro Province of Papua New Guinea.

Alluvial gold was discovered in the river late in the 19th century. By 1898, about 150 miners were working on the Gira and Mambare rivers.[1]


  1. ^ Nelson, Hank (1976) Black, white & gold: goldminng in Papua New Guinea 1878-1930, Canberra, Australian Unversity Press, p.118

Coordinates: 8°40′S 148°24′E / 8.667°S 148.400°E / -8.667; 148.400