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 DeCS Categories

Z01 Geographic Locations .
Z01.058 Africa .
Z01.058.290 Africa South of the Sahara .
Z01.058.290.190 Africa, Western .
Z01.058.290.190.375 Guinea .
Z01.252 Asia 946 .
Z01.252.145 Asia, Southeastern .
Z01.252.145.380 Indonesia .
Z01.586 Historical Geographic Locations .
Z01.586.650 New Guinea .
Z01.639 Islands .
Z01.639.580 Indonesia .
Z01.639.760 Pacific Islands .
Z01.639.760.590 Melanesia .
Z01.639.760.590.715 Papua New Guinea .
 
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Indonesia .
Bali 5555 .
East Indies .
Madura .
Indonesian New Guinea .
Irian Jaya .
New Guinea, Indonesian .
New Guinea, West .
West Irian .
Celebes .
Java 5555 .
Madoera .
Malay Archipelago .
Netherlands East Indies .
Sulawesi .
Sumatra .
Timor .
A republic stretching from the Indian Ocean east to New Guinea, comprising six main islands: Java, Sumatra, Bali, Kalimantan (the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo), Sulawesi (formerly known as the Celebes) and Irian Jaya (the western part of New Guinea). Its capital is Djakarta. The ethnic groups living there are largely Chinese, Arab, Eurasian, Indian, and Pakistani; 85% of the peoples are of the Islamic faith. .
1.00
558140
 
New Guinea .
Originally an island of the Malay Archipelago, the second largest island in the world. It divided, West New Guinea becoming part of Indonesia and East New Guinea becoming Papua New Guinea. .
0.76
31640
 
Papua New Guinea .
New Guinea, East .
New Guinea, Papua .
A country consisting of the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and adjacent islands, including New Britain, New Ireland, the Admiralty Islands, and New Hanover in the Bismarck Archipelago; Bougainville and Buka in the northern Solomon Islands; the D'Entrecasteaux and Trobriand Islands; Woodlark (Murua) Island; and the Louisiade Archipelago. It became independent on September 16, 1975. Formerly, the southern part was the Australian Territory of Papua, and the northern part was the UN Trust Territory of New Guinea, administered by Australia. They were administratively merged in 1949 and named Papua and New Guinea, and renamed Papua New Guinea in 1971. .
0.63
03152
 
Guinea .
French Guinea .
Guinea, Republic of .
Republic of Guinea .
Guinea, French .
A republic in western Africa, south of SENEGAL and MALI, east of GUINEA-BISSAU. Its capital is Conakry. .
0.57
2764