New Guinea

New Guinea (Tok Pisin: Niugini; Dutch: Nieuw-Guinea; German: Neuguinea; Indonesian: Papua or, historically, Irian) is a large Island in the South West Pacific region.

It is the world's second-largest island, after Greenland, covering a land area of 785,753 km2, and the largest wholly or partly within the Southern Hemisphere.

The island is divided between two countries: Papua New Guinea to the east, and Indonesia to the west.

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