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Aceh; (Acehnese: Acèh; Jawoë:; Dutch: Atjeh or Aceh) is a province of Indonesia.
The Act of Free Choice (Penentuan Pendapat Rakyat, PEPERA, Determination of the People's Opinion), often disparagingly referred to as the "Act of No Choice", was a series of eight regional assemblies from July to August 1969 by which Indonesia asserts that the Western New Guinea population decided to relinquish their sovereignty in favor of Indonesian citizenship.
Agats is a town in Asmat Regency, Papua, Indonesia and the administrative center of the Asmat Regency.
The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).
The Amung (also known as Amungme, Amuy, Damal or Uhunduni) people are a group of about 17,700 people living in the highlands of the Papua province of Indonesia.
The Andes or Andean Mountains (Cordillera de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range in the world.
Animism (from Latin anima, "breath, spirit, life") is the religious belief that objects, places and creatures all possess a distinct spiritual essence.
The Asmat are an ethnic group of New Guinea, residing in the Papua province of Indonesia.
Asmat Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in the southern portion of Papua Province of Indonesia.
Asmat Swamp is a wetland on the southern coast of New Guinea, located within the Indonesian province of Papua.
The Austronesian languages are a language family that is widely dispersed throughout Maritime Southeast Asia, Madagascar and the islands of the Pacific Ocean, with a few members in continental Asia.
The Baliem Valley, also spelled Balim Valley and sometimes known as the Grand Valley, of the highlands of Western New Guinea, is occupied by the Dani people.
Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera; with their forelimbs adapted as wings, they are the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight.
Batak is a collective term used to identify a number of closely related Austronesian ethnic groups predominantly found in North Sumatra, Indonesia who speak Batak languages.
The Bauzi or Baudi tribe consists of a group of 2,000 people living in the north-central part of the Indonesian province of Papua (formerly Irian Jaya).
Biak is a small island located in Cenderawasih Bay near the northern coast of Papua, an Indonesian province, and is just northwest of New Guinea.
Biak Numfor Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Western New Guinea in northeastern Indonesia.
The birds-of-paradise are members of the family Paradisaeidae of the order Passeriformes.
Boven Digoel Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in the southern part of Papua Province in Indonesia.
Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.
The Buginese people are an ethnic group—the most numerous of the three major linguistic and ethnic groups of South Sulawesi, in the southwestern province of Sulawesi, third largest island of Indonesia.
Cassowaries, genus Casuarius, are ratites (flightless birds without a keel on their sternum bone) that are native to the tropical forests of New Guinea (Papua New Guinea and Indonesia), nearby islands, and northeastern Australia.
Cenderawasih University (Universitas Cenderawasih) is a university in Jayapura, Papua province, Indonesia.
Central Mamberamo Regency (Kabupaten Mamberamo Tengah) is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia.
Chinese Indonesians (Indonesian: Orang Tionghoa-Indonesia) are Indonesians descended from various Chinese ethnic groups, primarily the Han Chinese.
ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.
A cockatoo is a parrot that is any of the 21 species belonging to the bird family Cacatuidae, the only family in the superfamily Cacatuoidea.
The crab-eating macaque (Macaca fascicularis), also known as the long-tailed macaque, is a cercopithecine primate native to Southeast Asia.
Crocodiles (subfamily Crocodylinae) or true crocodiles are large aquatic reptiles that live throughout the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia.
Cuscus is the common name generally given to the species within the four genera of Australasian possum.
The Dani people, also spelled Ndani, and sometimes conflated with the Lani group to the west, are a people from the central highlands of western New Guinea (the Indonesian province of Papua).
Deforestation, clearance, or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use.
Deiyai Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia; it was formed in 2008 from part of Paniai Regency.
The Democratic Party (Partai Demokrat) is a political party in Indonesia.
Dogiyai Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia.
Douglas MacArthur (26 January 18805 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army.
The Dutch East Indies (or Netherlands East-Indies; Nederlands(ch)-Indië; Hindia Belanda) was a Dutch colony consisting of what is now Indonesia.
The Mee are a people in the Wissel Lakes area of Papua province, West Papua, Indonesia.
Enarotali is a city in Indonesia located in the Papua province.
An ethnic group, or an ethnicity, is a category of people who identify with each other based on similarities such as common ancestry, language, history, society, culture or nation.
The Foja Mountains (Foja Range, Foya Mountains) (Pegunungan Foja) are located just north of the Mamberamo river basin in Papua, Indonesia.
The Free Papua Movement (Organisasi Papua Merdeka - OPM) is an umbrella term for the independence movement established during 1965 in the West Papuan or West New Guinea territory which is currently being administrated by Indonesia as the provinces of Papua and West Papua, also formerly known as Papua, Irian Jaya and West Irian.
Global warming, also referred to as climate change, is the observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system and its related effects.
The Party of the Functional Groups (Partai Golongan Karya) is a political party in Indonesia.
The term Government of Indonesia (Indonesian: Pemerintah Indonesia) can have a number of different meanings.
The Grasberg mine is the largest gold mine and the second largest copper mine in the world.
The Himalayas, or Himalaya, form a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.
Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent.
The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic (composite index) of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.
Ilaga is the name of a small town and a farming valley in Papua, Indonesia, with an elevation of.
The Indonesia 2000 census or Indonesia Census 2000 was carried out with the fix-date 2000-06-30 and counted 203 million people, a revised figure of 206 264 595 people with estimates was deemed as official.
Indonesian (bahasa Indonesia) is the official language of Indonesia.
Intan Jaya Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia; it was formed in 2008 from part of Paniai Regency.
IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).
The Javanese (Ngoko Javanese:, Madya Javanese:,See: Javanese language: Politeness Krama Javanese:, Ngoko Gêdrìk: wòng Jåwå, Madya Gêdrìk: tiyang Jawi, Krama Gêdrìk: priyantun Jawi, Indonesian: suku Jawa) are an ethnic group native to the Indonesian island of Java.
Jayapura (Kota Jayapura); is the provincial capital of Papua, Indonesia.
Jayapura Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia.
Jayawijaya Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province, Indonesia.
The Kamoro language is an Asmat–Kamoro language spoken in New Guinea by approximately 8,000 people.
Keerom Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia.
The Kombai are a Papuan people of Melanesia living in the Indonesian province of Papua in Western New Guinea.
The Korowai, also called the Kolufo, are the people who live in southeastern West Papua in the Indonesian Province of Papua, close to the border with Papua New Guinea.
Language is a system that consists of the development, acquisition, maintenance and use of complex systems of communication, particularly the human ability to do so; and a language is any specific example of such a system.
Lanny Jaya Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
In Indonesia, a district (distrik) refers to third-level administrative subdivisions in Papua and West Papua.
This is an incomplete list of more recent recorded major earthquakes that have occurred within the boundaries of Indonesia—as indicated by the geology of the region, and the volcanic activity—much large numbers of earthquakes of smaller magnitude occur very regularly due to the meeting of major tectonic plates in the region.
List of Indonesian provinces by HDI is in order of the HDI of Indonesian provinces.
This is the list of regencies and cities of Indonesia.
List of rivers flowing in the province of Papua in Western New Guinea, which is in the territory of Indonesia.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
The long-beaked echidnas (genus Zaglossus) make up one of the two extant genera of echidnas, spiny monotremes that live in New Guinea.
Lorentz National Park is located in Papua, Indonesia formerly known as Irian Jaya (western New Guinea).
Lukas Enembe is an Indonesian politician and the current governor of Papua.
Mamberamo Raya Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Povince, Indonesia; it was created on 15 March 2007 from parts of Sarmi Regency and Waropen Regency.
The Mamberamo is a large river on the island of New Guinea, in the Indonesian province of Papua.
The Mandarese are an ethnic group in the Indonesian province of West Sulawesi in Sulawesi.
A mangrove is a shrub or small tree that grows in coastal saline or brackish water.
Mappi Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in the southern portion of Papua Province of Indonesia.
Marsupials are any members of the mammalian infraclass Marsupialia.
Megabats constitute the suborder Megachiroptera, and its only family Pteropodidae of the order Chiroptera (bats).
Diah Permata Megawati Setiawati Sukarnoputri, usually shortened to Megawati Sukarnoputri (born 23 January 1947), generally known as Megawati, is an Indonesian politician who served as president of Indonesia from 23 July 2001 to 20 October 2004.
Melanesians are the predominant indigenous inhabitants of Melanesia.
Merauke is a subdistrict and regency seat considered to be one of the easternmost cities in Indonesia, located in Merauke Regency, Papua province, Indonesia.
Merauke is a regency in Papua Province, Indonesia.
Michael Clark Rockefeller (May 18, 1938 – presumed to have died November 19, 1961) was the fifth child of New York Governor (later Vice President) Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, and a fourth-generation member of the Rockefeller family.
Mimika Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province, Indonesia.
The Minahasans (alternative spelling: Minahassa or Mina hasa) are an ethnic group located in the North Sulawesi province of Indonesia, formerly known as North Celebes.
Minangkabau people (Minangkabau: Urang Minang; Indonesian: Suku Minang; Jawi script: اورڠ مينڠ), also known as Minang, are an ethnic group indigenous to the Minangkabau Highlands of West Sumatra, Indonesia.
The monitor lizards are large lizards in the genus Varanus.
Nabire Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia.
The National Security Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-governmental, non-profit research and archival institution located on the campus of the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1985 to check rising government secrecy, the National Security Archive is an investigative journalism center, open government advocate, international affairs research institute, and is the largest repository of declassified U.S. documents outside the federal government.
Nduga Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia.
Netherlands New Guinea (Nederlands-Nieuw-Guinea) refers to the Papua region of Indonesia while it was an overseas territory of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from 1949 to 1962.
The New Guinea Council was a unicameral representative body formed in the Dutch colony of Netherlands New Guinea in 1961.
Oksibil is a kecamatan (district) in Papua in Indonesia that is also the administrative centre of the Pegunungan Bintang Regency.
The osprey or more specifically the western osprey (Pandion haliaetus) — also called sea hawk, river hawk, and fish hawk — is a diurnal, fish-eating bird of prey with a cosmopolitan range.
Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil derived from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the fruit of the oil palms, primarily the African oil palm Elaeis guineensis, and to a lesser extent from the American oil palm Elaeis oleifera and the maripa palm Attalea maripa.
Paniai Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia.
The Papua conflict is an ongoing conflict between the Indonesian government and portions of the indigenous populations of Western New Guinea (Papua) in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua on the island of New Guinea in which the Indonesian government has been accused of conducting a genocidal campaign against the indigenous inhabitants.
Papua New Guinea (PNG;,; Papua Niugini; Hiri Motu: Papua Niu Gini), officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia.
The Papuan languages are the non-Austronesian and non-Australian languages spoken on the western Pacific island of New Guinea, and neighbouring islands, by around 4 million people.
Papuan people are the various indigenous peoples of New Guinea and neighbouring islands, speakers of the Papuan languages.
Pegunungan Bintang Regency, or Bintang Mountains Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia.
The People's Representative Council (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat, DPR), alternatively translatable as the House of Representatives or as the House of People's Representatives, is one of two elected national legislative assemblies in Indonesia.
Phalangeriformes is a suborder of any of about 70 small- to medium-sized arboreal marsupial species native to Australia, New Guinea, and Sulawesi (and introduced to New Zealand and China).
Postal codes in Indonesia, known in Indonesian as kodepos, consist of 5 digits.
The Provinces of Indonesia are the 34 largest subdivisions of the country and the highest tier of the local government (Daerah Tingkat I – level I region).
Puncak Jaya or Carstensz Pyramid (4,884 m) is the highest summit of Mount Jayawijaya or Mount Carstensz in the Sudirman Range of the western central highlands of Papua Province, Indonesia (within Puncak Jaya Regency).
Puncak Jaya Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province, Indonesia.
Puncak Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia; it is not to be confused with Puncak Jaya Regency, which is within the same province, and from which the districts now forming Puncak Regency were separated in 2008.
A Ramsar Site is a wetland site designated of international importance under the Ramsar Convention.
Religion may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, world views, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements.
Rhododendron (from Ancient Greek ῥόδον rhódon "rose" and δένδρον déndron "tree") is a genus of 1,024 species of woody plants in the heath family (Ericaceae), either evergreen or deciduous, and found mainly in Asia, although it is also widespread throughout the highlands of the Appalachian Mountains of North America.
Sago is a starch extracted from the spongy centre, or pith, of various tropical palm stems, especially that of Metroxylon sagu.
Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.
Sarmi is a village development committee in Dolpa District in the Karnali Zone of north-western Nepal.
Sarmi Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia.
A savanna or savannah is a mixed woodland grassland ecosystem characterised by the trees being sufficiently widely spaced so that the canopy does not close.
Statistics Indonesia, known in Indonesia as BPS (or Badan Pusat Statistik, the Indonesian translation of Central Agency on Statistics), is a non-departmental government institute of Indonesia that is responsible for conducting statistical surveys.
Muhammad Suharto (also written Soeharto;, or Muhammad Soeharto; 8 June 1921 – 27 January 2008) was an Indonesian military leader and politician who served as the second President of Indonesia, holding the office for 31 years from the ousting of Sukarno in 1967 until his resignation in 1998.
Sumantri (also spelled Soemantri or Soemantri BrodjonegoroSummitPost.org) is a sharp mountain in the western Sudirman Range (New Guinea).
Maro River also known as Sungai Merauke and Merauke-rivier, Merauki River flows in Merauke Regency, Papua Province, Indonesia.
Supiori Regency (Kabupaten Supiori) is a regency in the Indonesian province of Papua.
Tanah Merah (or Tanamerah) is a town in the Papua province of Indonesia (not to be confused with Tanahmerah Bay) situated on the Digul river within the interior of Western New Guinea.
Telephone numbers in Indonesia have different systems for land lines and mobile phones: land lines use area codes, while mobile phones do not.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Indonesian archipelago geographically stretches across four time zones from UTC+7 in Aceh to UTC+9 in Western Papua.
Timika is a chartered city (kota), and the capital of Mimika Regency of Papua, Indonesia.
Tolikara Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia.
The transmigration program (Transmigrasi, from Dutch, transmigratie) was an initiative of the Dutch colonial government, and later continued by the Indonesian government to move landless people from densely populated areas of Indonesia to less populous areas of the country.
The tree line is the edge of the habitat at which trees are capable of growing.
Tree-kangaroos are marsupials of the genus Dendrolagus, adapted for arboreal locomotion.
The United Nations Temporary Executive Authority (UNTEA) / United Nations Security Force in West New Guinea (UNSF) was established during October 1962 in accord with General Assembly resolution 1752 as requested in Article two of the New York Agreement to administer the colony of West New Guinea.
All motorized vehicles including motorcycles in Indonesia are required to have registration plates.
A wallaby is a small- or mid-sized macropod found in Australia, New Guinea and New Zealand.
Wamena is the capital town of the Jayawijaya Regency of Indonesia.
Waropen Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province, Indonesia.
The Wasur National Park forms part of the largest wetland in Papua province of Indonesia and has been one of the most disturbed by human activity.
West Papua (Papua Barat) is a province of Indonesia.
Western New Guinea, also known as Papua (formerly Irian Jaya) and West Papua, is the part of the island of New Guinea (also known as Papua) annexed by Indonesia in 1962.
A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yahukimo Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province, Indonesia.
Yali are major tribal group in Papua, Indonesia, and live to the east of the Baliem Valley in the Papuan highlands.
Yalimo Regency is one of the regencies (Kabupaten Yalimo) in Papua, Indonesia.
Yapen (also Japen, Jobi) is an island of Papua, Indonesia.
Yapen Islands Regency is a regency (kabupaten) in Papua Province of northeastern Indonesia.
Administrative divisions of Papua (province), Central Irian Jaya, ID-PA, Indonesia (Papua), Irja, Papua (Indonesia), Papua (Indonesian province), Papua Province, Papua Province, Indonesia, Papua province, Papua, Indonesia.