New Guinea

New Guinea is the second largest non-continental island in the world, situated to the north of . It has a north-south border that divides the island into east and west divisions. The east: The west:…
  • Type: Island
  • Description: island in the Pacific Ocean
  • Category: island
  • Location:
Latitude of center
-5° or 5° south
Longitude of center
140° or 140° east
Population
11,800,000
Elevation
164 metres (538 feet)
Geo­Names ID
2082514

Also Known As

  • Achinese: Papua
  • Afrikaans: Nieu-Guinea
  • Afrikaans: Nieu-Guinee
  • Afrikaans: Papoea-eiland
  • Amharic: ኒው ጊኒ
  • Arabic: Bag-o nga Guinea
  • Arabic: غينيا الجديدة
  • Arabic: غينيا الجديده
  • Arabic: نيوغينيا
  • Arabic: نيو غينيا
  • Armenian: Նոր Գվինեա
  • Asturian: Nueva Guinea
  • Azerbaijani: Yeni Qvineya
  • Balinese: Nusa Papua
  • Balinese: Papua
  • Banjar: Papua
  • Banjar: Pulau Papua
  • Bashkir: Яңы Гвинея
  • Basque: Ginea Berri
  • Basque: Ginea Berria
  • Belarusian: Востраў Новая Гвінея
  • Belarusian: Новая Гвінея
  • Belarusian: Новая Гвінэя
  • Bengali: নিউ গিনি
  • Bosnian: Nova Gvineja
  • Breton: Ginea-Nevez
  • Breton: Ginea Nevez
  • Buginese: Papua
  • Bulgarian: Нова Гвинея
  • Bulgarian: Папуа
  • Catalan: Nova Guinea
  • Cebuano: New Guinea
  • Chinese: New Guinea
  • Chinese: 伊里安島
  • Chinese: 伊里安查亚
  • Chinese: 新几内亚
  • Chinese: 新几内亚岛
  • Chinese: 新幾內亞
  • Chinese: 新畿內亞
  • Croatian: Nova Gvineja
  • Czech: Nová Guinea
  • Danish: Irian Jaya
  • Danish: New Guinea
  • Danish: Ny-Guinea
  • Danish: Ny Guinea
  • Dutch: Nieuw-Guinea
  • Dutch: Nieuw Guinea
  • Egyptian Arabic: جينيا الجديده
  • English: Niugini
  • English: Papua
  • English: Papua Island
  • English: Pulau Papua
  • Esperanto: Nov-Gvineo
  • Esperanto: Nova Gvineo
  • Esperanto: Novgvineo
  • Estonian: Uus-Ginea
  • Estonian: Uus-Guinea
  • Estonian: Uus-Guinea saar
  • Faroese: Ný Guinea
  • Finnish: Papua
  • Finnish: Uusi-Guinea
  • Finnish: Uusi Guinea
  • French: Irian
  • French: New Guinea
  • French: Nlle-Guinée
  • French: Nouvelle-Guinee
  • French: Nouvelle-Guinée
  • French: Nouvelle Guinée
  • French: Île de Nouvelle-Guinée
  • Galician: Illa de Nova Guinea
  • Galician: Nova Guinea
  • Georgian: ახალი გვინეა
  • German: Irian
  • German: Neu-Guinea
  • German: Neu Guinea
  • German: Neuguinea
  • German: Nieuw-Guinea
  • German: Niugini
  • Greek: Νέα Γουινέα
  • Greek: Νέα Γουϊνέα
  • Guarani: Gynéa Pyahu
  • Hakka Chinese: New Guinea
  • Hausa: New Guinea
  • Hausa: Sabuwar Gini
  • Hebrew: גינאה החדשה
  • Hebrew: גיניאה החדשה
  • Hebrew: ניו גינאה
  • Hebrew: ניו גיני
  • Hindi: नया गिनी
  • Hindi: पापुआ
  • Hungarian: Új-Guinea
  • Icelandic: Nýja-Gínea
  • Icelandic: Nýja Gínea
  • Iloko: Baro a Guinea
  • Indonesian: Guinea Baru
  • Indonesian: Irian
  • Indonesian: New Guinea
  • Indonesian: Nugini
  • Indonesian: Papua
  • Indonesian: Pulau Irian
  • Indonesian: Tanah Papua
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Nove Guinea
  • Irish: An Nua-Ghuine
  • Italian: Isola della Nuova Guinea
  • Italian: Nuova Guinea
  • Japanese: イリアン
  • Japanese: イリアン島
  • Japanese: イリヤン
  • Japanese: イリヤン島
  • Japanese: ニューギニア島
  • Japanese: パプア島
  • Javanese: Irian
  • Javanese: Pulo Papua
  • Kazakh: Жаңа Гвинея аралы
  • Kirghiz: Жаңы гвинея
  • Korean: 뉴기니
  • Korean: 뉴기니섬
  • Korean: 뉴기니아 섬
  • Korean: 뉴기니아섬
  • Korean: 파푸아 섬
  • Lao: Baro a Guinea
  • Latin: Nova Guinea
  • Latvian: Jaungvineja
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Gine Nova
  • Lithuanian: Naujoji Gvinėja
  • Macedonian: Нова Гвинеја
  • Malay: Irian
  • Malay: New Guinea
  • Malay: Pulau Irian
  • Malayalam: ഇന്തോനേഷ്യന്‍ ദീപ്
  • Malayalam: ന്യൂ ഗിനിയ
  • Marathi: न्यू गिनी
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sai Sin Guinea
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sin Guinea
  • Minangkabau: Pulau Papua
  • Mingrelian: ახალი გვინეა
  • Mongolian: Шинэ Гвиней
  • Northern Frisian: Nei-Guinea
  • Norwegian: Ny-Guinea
  • Norwegian Bokmål: New Guinea
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ny-Guinea
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ny guinea
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Papua
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ny-Guinea
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Papua
  • Occitan (post 1500): Nòva Guinèa
  • Pampanga: New Guinea
  • Papiamento: Nieuw Guinea
  • Persian: گینه نو
  • Persian: گینهٔ نو
  • Polish: Nowa Gwinea
  • Portuguese: Nova Guiné
  • Portuguese: Papua
  • Quechua: Musuq Khiniya
  • Quechua: New Guinea
  • Quechua: Niugini
  • Quechua: Nueva Guinea
  • Quechua: Papua
  • Quechua: Papwa
  • Quechua: Papúa
  • Quechua: Ñukini
  • Romanian: Insula Noua Guinee
  • Romanian: Noua Guinee
  • Russian: Новая Гвинея
  • Russian: Остров Новая Гвинея
  • Samogitian: Naujuojė Gvīniejė
  • Saterfriesisch: Näiguienea
  • Saterfriesisch: Näiguinea
  • Scottish Gaelic: Gini-Nuadh
  • Scottish Gaelic: New Guinea
  • Serbian: Нова Гвинеја
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nova Gvineja
  • Sicilian: Nova Guinea
  • Silesian: Nowo Gwinyja
  • Silesian: Nowo Gwinyjo
  • Sinhala: පැපුආ දූපත
  • Slovak: Nová Guinea
  • Slovenian: Nova Gvineja
  • Slovenian: Papua
  • Spanish: Isla de Nueva Guinea
  • Spanish: New Guinea
  • Spanish: Nueva Guinea
  • Spanish: Papua
  • Sundanese: Irian
  • Sundanese: Nugini
  • Sundanese: Papua
  • Swahili: Guinea Mpya
  • Swedish: Nya Guinea
  • Swiss German: Neiginea
  • Tagalog: Bagong Ginea
  • Tajik: Гвинеяи Нав
  • Tamil: நியூகினி
  • Tamil: நியூ கினி
  • Tamil: நியூகினித்தீவு
  • Thai: New Guinea
  • Thai: เกาะนิวกินี
  • Tok Pisin: Niugini
  • Tok Pisin: Niugini Ailan
  • Tosk Albanian: Neuguinea
  • Turkish: Yeni Gine
  • Turkmen: Täze Gwineýa
  • Ukrainian: Нова Гвінея
  • Ukrainian: Нова Ґвінея
  • Upper Sorbian: Nowa Gineja
  • Urdu: اریان
  • Urdu: نیو گنی
  • Uzbek: Yangi gvineya
  • Venetian: Nova Guinea
  • Vietnamese: New Guinea
  • Vietnamese: Tân Gui-nê
  • Vietnamese: Tân Guinea
  • Vietnamese: Tân Guinée
  • Waray (Philippines): Bag-o nga Guinea
  • Waray (Philippines): New Guinea
  • Welsh: Gini Newydd
  • Welsh: Guinea Newydd
  • Western Frisian: Nij-Guinea
  • Western Frisian: Nij-Guinee
  • Western Frisian: Nij-Guineä
  • Western Mari: У Гвиней
  • Western Panjabi: نیو گنی
  • Wu Chinese: 新幾內亞
  • Yiddish: ניי-גינע
  • Yoruba: Guinea Titun
  • Yoruba: New Guinea
  • Yue Chinese: New Guinea
  • Yue Chinese: 新幾內亞
  • Yue Chinese: 新畿內亞
  • Yue Chinese: 紐畿內亞
  • Жаңа Гвинея
  • Жаңы Гвинея

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