West Papua

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West Papua may refer to:

  • Western New Guinea, the western half of the island of New Guinea annexed by Indonesia in 1962.
  • Republic of West Papua, a state whose independence was claimed in 1961, soon to be annexed and integrated into Indonesia following a contested referendum.
  • West Papua (province), an administrative province of Indonesia created in 2003 (initially West Irian Jaya or Irian Jaya Barat) that includes the Bird's Head Peninsula and adjacent islands.