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Provinsi Papua Barat

Manokwari  |  Irian Jaya Barat

Manokwari, capital of West Papua

West Papua Province (Indonesian: Provinsi Papua Barat) is a province of Indonesia. It covers the two western peninsulas of the island of New Guinea. Its capital is Manokwari, although the largest city is Sorong, and the 2010 census recorded a population of 760,855; the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 877,437.

West Papua Province was created from the western portion of Papua (province) in February 2003, initially under the name of West Irian Jaya' (Indonesian: Irian Jaya Barat); it received its current name in 2007. The province covers the Bird's Head (Doberai) and Bomberai peninsulas and the surrounding islands of Raja Ampat. With a population of 877,437 in 2014, it is the least populous province of Indonesia except for the newly created province of North Kalimantan.


Big cities nearby

Manokwari    (1 km)

Other locations nearby

Wosi    (2 km)

Amban    (4 km)

Insyurifuri    (5 km)

Soawi    (5 km)

Saomis    (7 km)

Andai    (9 km)

Maripi    (12 km)

Maruni    (14 km)

Nuni    (14 km)