Tembagapura

Written by on July 25, 2012 in Papua Traditional Villages with 0 Comments

Tembagapura

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Tembagapura

Tembagapura

Tembagapura

Tembagapura is a town built to support the Grasberg Mine in the Indonesian province of Papua. Construction of the mine and its infrastructure including the town, commenced in the late-1960s.

In Indonesian, tembaga means “copper” and pura is equivalent to “temple” or “town”, meaning “Copper Town”.

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