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Western Province (Papua New Guinea)

Formerly Fly River Province

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[Western Province (Papua New Guinea)]
by Mark Sensen

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The black and red of the national flag form borders around a gold square holding the provincial emblem. The emblem, in black outline, includes a head-dress with white wing feathers of the crane (for unity) and a bow and arrows (for tradition).

David Cohen, 4 August 1999

Mark Sensen asked, "David, don't you forget Fly River?" Well, this turned out to be Western, so probably the province changed its name. Can anyone confirm this?

David Cohen, 4 August 1999