Place:West Papua, Indonesia

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NameWest Papua
Alt namesWest Irian Jaya
Irian Jaya Baratsource: Wikipedia
TypeProvince
Located inIndonesia
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Manokwari


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West Papua Province is a province of Indonesia. It covers the western peninsula of the island of New Guinea. Its capital is Manokwari and the 2010 census recorded a population of 760,855.

Prior to 2007, the province was known as West Irian Jaya. The region covers the Bird's Head (Doberai) and Bomberai peninsulas and the surrounding islands of Raja Ampat.

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