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(Placename) a port in NE Indonesia, capital of Papua (formerly Irian Jaya), on the N coast. Pop: 155 548 (2000). Former spelling: Djajapura Former names: Sukarnapura, Kotabaru or Hollandia
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or Dja•ja•pu•ra

(ˌdʒɑ yəˈpʊər ə)

the capital of Irian Jaya, on the NE coast, in Indonesia. 149,618.
Formerly, Hollandia.
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Congress, United Nations personnel, and non-government agencies access to Jayapura and the rest of the province; and c) demilitarizing your approach.
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