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(Encyclopedia) Sepik, river, c.700 mi (1,130 km) long, N Papua New Guinea, rising near the border of Indonesia's Papua prov. and Papua New Guinea. It flows east through a large swampy basin to?


(Encyclopedia) Papua p?po?o?, ?yo?o? or Irian Jaya?r?n j?y?, province (2014 est pop. 3,486,000), 123,180 sq mi (319,036 sq km), Indonesia. Comprising most of the western half of New Guinea and a?

Papua New Guinea

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(Encyclopedia) Fly, largest river of the island of New Guinea, c.650 mi (1,050 km) long, rising in the Star Mts. and flowing generally SE through Papua New Guinea to the Gulf of Papua. The Fly is?

Port Moresby

(Encyclopedia) Port Moresby mrzb?, town (1990 pop. 193,242), capital of Papua New Guinea, on New Guinea island and on the Gulf of Papua in the National Capital District. Rubber, gold, copra, and?

Vitu Islands

(Encyclopedia) Vitu Islands v?to?o, volcanic group, 37 sq mi (96 sq km), in the Bismarck Archipelago, part of Papua New Guinea. Garove and Unea are the largest islands. The group is the chief copra?


(Encyclopedia) Jayapura or Djajapuraboth: j?y?p?r?, formerly Sukarnapuraso?okr?n?po?or?, town, capital of Papua (Indonesian New Guinea), Indonesia. A regional trade center and seaport, it is on?