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Highland Papua

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Highland Papua (Indonesian: Papua Pegunungan) is a province of Indonesia. It has an area of 51,213.34 square kilometres (19,773.58 sq mi). In 2022, 1,430,459 people lived there.[1] The province was created on 11 November 2022 as a split from Papua. It is on the central highlands of Western New Guinea, where it is the only landlocked province in Indonesia. The capital is in Jayawijaya Regency.

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  1. Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2023, Provinsi Papua Pegunungan Dalam Angka 2023 (Katalog-BPS 1102001.95)