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==Get in==
 
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It should be possible to reach Wewak from Irian Jaya in the Indonesian part of the island of New Guinea. There are road connections from Aitape in Sandaun province.
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It should be possible to reach Wewak from Irian Jaya in the Indonesian part of the island of New Guinea. From [[Jayapura]] by road to Vanimo in [[West Sepik|Sandaun]] province takes around 3 hours. Public transport services are available on both sides of the border. There are then road connections to Wewak.
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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  

Revision as of 06:32, 2 May 2010

Wewak is the capital of the East Sepik province of Papua New Guinea.


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Understand

From a travel perspective Wewak is mainly important as an access point for visits to the Sepik River. During World War II, it was the site of a large Japanese airbase and the location of formal Japanese surrender to Allied forces on New Guinea.

Get in

It should be possible to reach Wewak from Irian Jaya in the Indonesian part of the island of New Guinea. From Jayapura by road to Vanimo in Sandaun province takes around 3 hours. Public transport services are available on both sides of the border. There are then road connections to Wewak.

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Get out

Wewak is linked by road to three villages on the Sepik River, Angoram, Timbunke, and Pagui.



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