West Papua Province

Official Name : Papua Barat (Abbreviation: Pabar ) -previously Irian Jaya Barat (Abbr: Irjabar); Origin of Name :

History :

Founded :

Location : Capital :

Pop:  Area:

Province Seal :  Motto :

Administrative Region : 1 Autonomous city & 10 Regencies

1. Kota Sorong (An autonomous city & Provincial capital)

2. SORONG REGENCY (Aimas)

3. SOUTH SORONG (Teminabuan)

4. RAJA AMPAT (Waisai)

5. MANOKWARI (Manokwari City)

6. TELUK BINTUNI (Bintuni City)

7. TELUK WONDAMA (Rasiei)

8. FAK-FAK (Fak-fak City)

9. KAIMANA (Kaimana City)

*NEWEST REGENCIES – Not shown on above map, as newest map isnot yet available:

10. MAYBRAT (Kumurkek) – created from part of Sorong Regency (#2)

11. TAMBRAUW (Fef) – created from part of Sorong (#2) & Manokwari Regency (#5)

ZIP CodePhone Code:  Vehicle Plate :

State University:

Airports:

Province Fauna/Floral:

Ethnics of origin:

Food:   Folksong: Dance-art:

Traditional Clothes:

Traditional weapon :

Traditional house :

 

Port :

Rivers, Mountain & Natural :

National Park/Ocean Park :

Bridge & Dam :

Places of Interest :  *Historical Tourism, including : *Religious Tourism, including :  *Adventure Tourism : *Shopping Tourism : (handicrafts as well as many Malaysian & Singaporean products)

Visit : Pics of Provincial Capitol & Landmarks (click here):

Official Map:

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