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What does the papua in Papua New Guinea mean?

'Papua' comes from the Malay word pepuah which was used to describe the distinctive, frizzy Melanesian hair of the people who live on the island of New Guinea.
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Is Papua New Guinea in Indonesia?

No. Papua New Guinea shares the island of New Guinea with the Indonesian privince of West Papua. Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern side of the island, while west papua is (MORE)

Is Papua one of Australia's states?

No. Papua is on the western half of the island of New Guinea, and belongs to Indonesia. Papua New Guinea was once a territory of Australia, but never one of its states. It is (MORE)

Pemerintah Kabupaten Tolikara Papua?

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Where is Papua located?

Papua is the easternmost province in Indonesia. It covers the western half of New Guinea and other closeby islands. The capital of Papua is Jayapura.
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