|Regency||Boven Digoel Regency|
Tanah Merah (or Tanamerah) is a town in Papua (province) of Indonesia (not to be confused with Tanahmerah Bay) situated on the Digul river within the interior of Western New Guinea. The town acted as a Dutch penal colony during the period when Indonesia was a Dutch colony.
There is an airport ICAO: WAKT.
- Indonesian Independence Committee (Melbourne, Vic.) (1946), Dutch imperialism exposed : the green hell of Tanah Merrah, Indonesian Independence Committee, retrieved 4 June 2012
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