Jayapura

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Jayapura

(ˌdʒɑːjɑːˈpʊərə)
n
(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

Ja•ya•pu•ra

or Dja•ja•pu•ra

(ˌdʒɑ yəˈpʊər ə)

n.
the capital of Irian Jaya, on the NE coast, in Indonesia. 149,618.
Formerly, Hollandia.