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Bagi mereka yang lebih senang jalan keluar yang kedua, praktis tidak ada pikiran untuk pindah ke Irian Barat, melainkan langsung ke Nederlan.
Manusia itu semua sama, apakah Jawa ata Batak atau Irian, tidak ada yang punya ciri aneh tersendiri bahwa bengis sendiri atau ramah sendiri kalau jadi tentara.
Kesamaan antara Sumatra dengan Irian Barat itu mempunyai peran yang lebih penting, daripada kesamaan Irian Barat dengan PNG atau Sumatra dengan Semenanjung Malaya, atau antara Kalimantan Barat dengan Serawak, atau antara Kalimantan Timur dengan Sabah, atau antara Timor Barat dengan Timor Timur.
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 AllRefer.com - allRefer Reference - Irian Jaya, Indonesia (Indonesian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Irian Jaya [ir´ E an j I ´y u ] Pronunciation Key, Papua [pap´ OO u, –y OO u ] Pronunciation Key, or West Papua, province (1990 pop.
A rugged, densely forested region, with snow-capped mountains rising to over 16,500 ft (5,029 m; highest in the nation) at Jaya Peak, it is inhabited chiefly by Papuans living in hundreds of tribes, each with its own language and customs; about 10% of the population consists of Malayan settlers from other areas in Indonesia.
The province, which had been known as Irian Barat (West Irian) was officially renamed Irian Jaya in 1973.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/I/IrianJay.html   (689 words)

 Irian Jaya Barat - Wikipedia Indonesia
Provinsi Irian Jaya Barat merupakan provinsi baru hasil pemekaran Provinsi Papua.
Provinsi Irian Jaya Barat ini meski telah dijadikan provinsi tersendiri, namun tetap mendapat perlakukan khusus sebagaimana provinsi induknya.
Selain itu, wisata alam juga menjadi salah satu andalan Irian Jaya Barat, seperti Taman Nasional Teluk Cenderawasih yang berlokasi di kabupaten Teluk Wondama.
id.wikipedia.org /wiki/Irian_Jaya_Barat   (310 words)

 Irian Jaya: Definition and links.
Irian Jaya is the western part of New Guinea and shares its eastern border with Papua New Guinea.
Irian Jaya provides considerable revenue to Indonesia through the licensing of exclusive mineral rights to the Freeport Corporation since 1967.
As few non-government organisations are allowed into Irian Jaya and these are restricted to the Indonesian townships, very little is known of internal events in Irian Jaya.
www.encyclopedian.com /we/West-Papua.html   (519 words)

 Encyclopedia: West Irian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The province was known as West Irian or Irian Barat from 1969 to 1973 — Irian is the Indonesian term for the island of New Guinea.
The formality of installing a local government for Jaraka in Irian Jaya Barat (west) took place in February 2003 and a governor was appointed in November; a government for Irian Jaya Tengah (central) was delayed from August 2003 due to violent local protests.
These were superseded on 1 May 1963 by stamps of Indonesia overprinted "IRIAN BARAT" and a series of six commemoratives whose designs included a map of Indonesia stretching "from Sabang to Merauke " and a parachutist landing in New Guinea.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/West-Irian   (1253 words)

 West Irian Jaya -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
West Irian Jaya was created from the western portion of (A Pacific island north of Australia; the 2nd largest island in the world; governed by Australia and Indonesia) Papua province in February 2003.
The split is widely opposed in Papua itself, where it is viewed as a violation of special autonomy laws governing Papua, and as an effort to quell the Papuan (An advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union)) separatist movement ( see Papua history).
The capital of Irian Jaya Barat is in Manokwari.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/W/We/West_Irian_Jaya.htm   (181 words)

 IRIAN JAYA ( Indonesian New Guinea ) : Baliem Valley is one of the highlights of Irian Jaya.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
IRIAN JAYA ( Indonesian New Guinea) : Baliem Valley is one of the highlights of Irian Jaya.
And, as the timeless domain, Irian jaya still held the last stone-age culture in the world.The people of the island can be divided into more than 250 subgroup, which are closely related to the islands along the southern remove the Pacific and include among others, the Marindanim, Yah’ray, Asmat,Mandobo, Dani and Afyat.
The Puncak Jaya (Jaya Peak) or the Carstenz Pyramid of 5,030 meters in the highes peak in the Jayawijaya mountain range, which is also one of the equatorial snow peaks in the world.
www.nelltours.com /main/irian.html   (2889 words)

 Irian Jaya - Wikipedia
L' Irian Jaya è la parte occidentale della Nuova Guinea con le isole adiacenti (419.660 km², 2.000.000 abitanti), con capoluogo Jayapura (170.000 abitanti).
Una proposta di suddividere l'area in 3 provincie (Papua Barat, Papua Tengah e Papua Timur) non fu ratificata.
Vennero sostituiti il 1 maggio 1963 da francobolli indonesiani soprastampati "IRIAN BARAT" e da una serie commemorativi (mappa degli stretti indonesiani da Sabang a Merauke, paracadutisti, uccelli del paradiso).
it.wikipedia.org /wiki/Irian_Jaya   (255 words)

 History of Netherlands New Guinea/Irian Jaya/West Papua
Late in the century, spurred on by British and German activity in the east, Holland established an administrative post in Manokwari and Fakfak in 1898 and Merauke in 1902 and continued to maintain its 15 outposts in Dutch New Guinea until the Japanese invasion in 1941.
Haji Misbach, an Islamic Communist, was exiled by the Dutch to Irian in 1924.
It was transferred to Indonesia in 1963, with provision for the holding of a plebiscite by 1969 to decide Irian Barat's future.
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 West Java   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jawa Barat (West Java) is a province of Indonesia, located on Java Island.
History shows that Jawa Barat is the first province in Indonesia, referring to a statement from Staatblad number 378.
On October 17, 2000, Banten was separated from Jawa Barat and made into a new province.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/west_java   (291 words)

 Encyclopedia: Provinces of Indonesia
Map showing West New Guinea region The region of West New Guinea is the western half of the island of New Guinea or Papua, and has also been known as Irian Jaya or West Papua.
Map showing West Irian Jaya province in Indonesia West Irian Jaya (Indonesian: Irian Jaya Barat) is a province of Indonesia on the western end of the island of New Guinea.
Map of Indonesia showing Jakarta Jakarta (also Djakarta or DKI Jakarta, formerly known as Batavia) is the capital and the largest city of Indonesia, located on the northwest coast of the island of Java, at 6°11′ S 106°50′ E. It has an area of 650 km² and a...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Provinces-of-Indonesia   (837 words)

 Indonesia Irian Jaya - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
Irian Jaya, the former Dutch New Guinea or West New Guinea, remained under Dutch control after Indonesian independence in 1949.
After a 1969 Act of Free Choice, the territory, which the Indonesians called Irian Barat (West Irian) until 1972, was integrated into the republic as Indonesia's twenty-sixth province.
Rich in natural resources, Irian Jaya (Victorious Irian)--as the province was renamed in 1972--in 1992 was the largest and least-populated province.
www.photius.com /countries/indonesia/government/indonesia_government_irian_jaya.html   (353 words)

 Encyclopedia: Papua Barat
West Irian Jaya ( Indonesian: Irian Jaya Barat) is a province of Indonesia on the western end of the island of New Guinea.
West Irian Jaya was created from the western portion of Papua province in February 2003.
Supporters, including those in the central government in Jakarta and immigrants to Papua from elsewhere in Indonesia, argue that the creation of the new province will help ensure the efficient management of resources and fair distribution of services.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Papua-Barat   (258 words)

 Irian Jaya (Papua Barat), Indonesian New Guinea- trip report by Gail J. Worth
We visited a marketplace and purchased delicious bananas, saw bamboo being transported on the Talo River, splashed in the Bantimurung Waterfall north of the city, saw butterflies and thousands of fruit bats roosting saw incredible rock formations, marveled at prehistoric paintings in caves, and met some charming people.
He came to Irian Jaya in search of airplane and shipwrecks from World War II and later became fascinated with the natural wonders of the area.
There is no scuba diving at Irian Diving on Saturdays as the owners and some of the staff are Seventh Day Adventists.
www.photocean.com /irianjaya.html   (3016 words)

 Diving in Papua Barat (Irian Jaya) - Indonesia
During our visit of Papua Barat in the summer of 2003 we headed for the Raja Ampat Islands (sometimes also called Raja Empat Islands), which are on the way of being appointed by UNESCO a World Heritage Site.
Surveys of two teams from Conservation International and The Nature Conservancy in 2001 and 2002 came unanimously to the conclusion that this area is one of the few hotspots of underwater biodiversity in the world.
Papua Barat is the "Wild East" of Indonesia.
www.bodeweb.de /papuaengl.htm   (2105 words)

 Irian Jaya note 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kalau ada Irian yang sudah menang, itu satu sindiran bahwa ada Irian yang belum menang.
Pada masa kepresidenan Sukarno, ketika daerah Irian Barat ditetapkan sebagai propinsi tersendiri, ini diberi nama propinsi Irian Barat.
Jadi jelas, tidak ada pengertian akan memperluas propinsi itu ke seluruh Pulau Irian.
igor.rz-berlin.mpg.de /~wm/PAP/IrJa-n1.html   (175 words)

 Indonesia: Human Rights and Pro-Independence Actions in Irian Jaya- Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Not only was he regarded as one of Irian Jaya's elder statesmen, a man who had been among the few handpicked people to take part in the 1969 sham "vote" on integration with Indonesia but who had become an outspoken advocate of independence.
Eluay sent letters from his cell saying he would continue the struggle for independence from behind bars; the governor of Irian Jaya responded by saying he was revoking the decree making Eluay head of the tribal council.
Freddy Numberi, the governor of Irian Jaya, said in October that the dialogue would focus on issues such as injustice, human rights violations, land, economic autonomy, and retaining a greater share of earnings from natural resources so that every child in Irian Jaya could have free schooling and health care.
www.hrw.org /reports98/biak/arrest.htm   (1246 words)

 Tauchen in Papua Barat (Irian Jaya) in Indonesien
Tauchen in Papua Barat (Irian Jaya) in Indonesien
Abgesehen von diesen Widrigkeiten ist Papua Barat ein faszinierendes Reiseziel.
Noch immer bedeckt unwegsamer Dschungel den größten Teil der Insel und es gibt völlig unerforschte Regionen, in denen die Menschen noch wie in der Steinzeit leben.
www.bodeweb.de /papua.htm   (1815 words)

 Netherlands New Guinea
Irian Barat and Netherlands New Guinea), a propinsi ("province") of Indonesia since 1969; in the east Papua New Guinea,
West Papua (Irian Jaya) consists of the western half (163,000 square miles or 413,000 square km) of New Guinea, its islands (Yapen, Numfoor, Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati, Kofiau, Misool and Adi islands) and the Schouten and Raja Ampat island groups.
(Irian is the Indonesian name for New Guinea: barat = "west"; jaya = "glorious" or "victorious.") West Papua fronts the Ceram Sea and the Banda Sea on the west, the Arafura Sea on the southwest, and the Pacific Ocean on the north; it is bounded by Papua New Guinea on the east.
www.vanderheijden.org /ng   (472 words)

 World Wide Web Virtual Library: Papua, Indonesia (via PapuaWeb - info Papua, Irian Jaya, West Papua)
Papua Barat, Teluk Cendrawasih, Papua Selatan, Papua Utara, Pegunungan Tengah
Provinces of: "Irian Jaya", "Irian Jaya Barat" (2003+)
Provinces of: "Papua Barat", "Teluk Cendrawasih", "Papua Selatan", "Papua Utara", "Pegunungan Tengah" (2005?)
papuaweb.anu.edu.au /vl/www/vl-about.html   (1076 words)

 Tempointeraktif.com - Suara 55 Kabupaten Belum Masuk Pusat Tabulasi Pemilu
Sementara, untuk Provinsi Irian Jaya Barat, baru Kabupaten Manokwari yang telah terhitung dari sembilan kabupaten yang ada.
Namun selain beberapa kabupaten yang belum masuk, ternyata di beberapa kabupaten lain, jumlah suara dari tingkat kecamatan yang masuk juga masih kecil.
Misalnya di Kabupaten Ketapang, Kalimantan Barat, baru satu kecamatan dari 19 kecamatan yang ada yang suaranya telah masuk.
www.tempo.co.id /hg/nasional/2004/04/12/brk,20040412-26,id.html   (347 words)

 JAKWEB.COM | IndonesiaONE.Net > Irian Jaya > Sorong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Salah satu hutan yang dijarah adalah Pulau Waigeo.Pulau Waigeo-sebuah kawasan di Kepulauan Raja Ampat-merupakan salah satu habitat burung indah khas Irian Jaya.
Kabupaten di ujung barat Irian Jaya ini memang kaya akan sumber daya alam.
Dengan dibangunnya bandar udara terlengkap dan terbesar di Irian Jaya ini, diharapkan kelak pertumbuhan ekonomi daerah sekitarnya bisa terpacu.
www.jakweb.com /id/irian/regency/sorong   (585 words)

 West Papua Action - Human Rights Watch: Human Rights Actions and Pro-Independance Actions In Irian Jaya December 1998
The accumulated resentment of three decades of harsh and often discriminatory Indonesian rule in Irian Jaya and the shared knowledge of how international politics cheated them out of having their own country in the 1960s combined to give many in Irian Jaya a sense that it was time to revisit the question of independence.
While the pro-independence guerrilla movement OPM has been operating in Irian Jaya since the 1960s, it is important to underscore that the desire for self-rule and an end to the Indonesian presence is widely held among people who have no connection of any kind to the guerrillas.
Rev. Herman Saut, head of Irian Jaya's largest Protestant congregation, said in an interview that if limits were going to be imposed in advance, it would no longer be a genuine dialogue.
www.westpapuaaction.buz.org /biak-massacare-1.htm   (7730 words)

 Mr. Amunggut Tabi and Irian Jaya
I think this "jaya" word is totally out of place and even insulting to the population.
On the other hand, the commander in chief of the military in "Irian Jaya" is not a Javanese, but a Batak (from Sumatra).
The governor of the province who is the representative of the regime in "Irian Jaya", is also not a Javanese, but a West Papuan.
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 Ethnologue: Indonesia, Irian Jaya
Northeast Irian Jaya, south of Jayapura, near Waris; 13 villages.
Kurudu Island between eastern tip of Serui Island and mainland of Irian Jaya to east, villages of Kurudu, Kaipuri, Poiwai.
Northeast Irian Jaya, border area south of Jayapura near Ampas, villages of Yaffri, Sungguar, Tainda, Abiu, Tokondo.
www.christusrex.org /www1/pater/ethno/IndI.html   (8529 words)

Irian Jaya is full of beauty and is one of the most remote and unspoiled places on Earth.
Camp Kris, the base of operations for Irian Diving, is located on the island of Mansoeur in the area known as Raja Empat (Four Sultans) on the northern end of Irian Jaya.
This area contains what has to be one of the densest populations of marine life on the planet.
www.iriandiver.com   (164 words)

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