Papua (province)

Province in Indonesia

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Papua is the largest and easternmost province of Indonesia, comprising most of Western New Guinea. It is bordered by the nation of Papua New Guinea to the east, the province of West Papua to the west, the Pacific Ocean to the north, and the Arafura Sea to the south. According to the 2010 census by Statistics Indonesia, Papua had a population of 2,833,381, majority of whom are Christians. The province is divided into twenty-eight regencies and one city. Its capital and largest city is Jayapura.

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Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua is planning to hold mass burials for the victims of flash floods, as the death toll from the disaster rose to 104 on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

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The government has issued a 14-day state of emergency in Papua, which shares a border with independent Papua New Guinea on an island just north of Australia
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

Authorities in Indonesia raised the death toll from floods and landslides in the easternmost province of Papua to nearly 80 on Monday as President Joko Widodo..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Rescue workers struggle to reach remote parts of Papua province, amid fears the death toll could rise.
1 week ago • BBC News
Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 58 people, injured dozens and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The floods in Indonesia's Sentani, near the provincial capital of Jayapura, were triggered by torrential rain and subsequent landslides on Saturday, and also..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

Flash floods in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 50 people and badly injured dozens of others and damaged a small plane at the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Flash floods in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 42 people and badly injured 21 others, a local disaster agency official told..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Flash floods in Indonesia's easternmost province Papua have killed at least 42 people and left 21 badly injured, a local disaster agency official told Reuters on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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