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Jayapura Cruises

(both: Jayapura) or Djajapura , formerly Sukarnapura , town, capital of Papua (Indonesian New Guinea), Indonesia. A regional trade center and seaport, it is on Humboldt Bay (an inlet of the Pacific) near the border of the Australian territory of New Guinea. Occupied by the Japanese in World War II, it was liberated by U.S. forces in Apr., 1944, and served as General MacArthur's headquarters. Another former name was Hollandia.