Brief Information about CITY OF DEER Merauke Merauke regency is one of regencies in Papua Province, Indonesia. The capital of the district is located in the city of Merauke. This district is the largest district, and most eastern of Indonesia. In this district there is a tribe Marind Anim. Transportation Sea Port: the port of Merauke Wharf is where all the ships dock both ships and cargo ships pnumpang lean or anchored. types of passenger ships PT.PELNI is KM.Dorolonda, KM.Tataimalau, KM.Dobonsolo Airport: Airport Airport Mopah.Jenis Merauke is the incoming aircraft at airports is mopah Boing 737 aircraft dove water company with the goal lane of Merauke to Jakarta where the transit made the city of Jayapura, reproduce, makasar, Surabaya, with flight schedules carried out 4 days a week ie on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Boing aircraft in addition there is also a Twin Otter aircraft with flight routes inland merauke.pesawat Merauke-twin is also owned water company dove lane. and also belong to the Air Force Hercules aircraft Geographic Location Judging from the geography, history, economics, culture, city of Merauke has several features compared with other cities in New Guinea. Geographically, the town of Merauke is one of the most easterly city in Indonesia, as well as bordering countries (Papua New Guinea). In the town of Merauke there is a monument which is a twin of the monument located in Sabang, Sabang-Merauke the monument. This monument was built as a symbol of the Unitary State of Republic of Indonesia from Sabang (Aceh) to Merauke (Papua). Sabang-Merauke monument can we meet in the District Sota, which is an area that lies east of the town of Merauke. To go to Sota we could use four wheel drive vehicles or motorcycles. Before the division of Merauke regency has an area of ??119,749 Km2 (29% of the area of ??Papua Province). After the current expansion of Merauke regency has an area of ??45,071 Km2 oversees 20 districts, 8 and 160 Kampung Village. Merauke regency is one of 29 districts / cities which are located in the southern province of Papua, which has the largest area among the districts / cities in the province of Papua. Geographically, the location of Merauke regency lies between 1370 - 1410 BT and 50 00'9 00 'LS. The easternmost Merauke archipelago with boundaries as follows: North side with the District and District Digoel Mappi East of the State of Papua New Guinea South bordering the Arafura Sea West bordering the Arafura Sea State of Merauke Regency Topography is generally flat and swampy along the beach with a slope of 0-3% and towards the north, beginning from the District Land Italic, Jagebob, Elikobel, muting and Ulilin topography is undulating with a slope conditions 0-8%. Geographical conditions Merauke relatively unspoiled, a challenge and an opportunity for the development of Merauke Regency masis save a lot of economic potential to support development. Then based on the base map Merauke region is visible most of the plateau area located at an altitude of between 0-60 m above sea level. Areas totally flat is located mostly in south and central regions. The area is a center resident who started the business use of land for cultivation and the concentration of settlements. Economy The economy in the town of Merauke including the developing world. The vessels containing the basic needs of residents of Merauke regency came from Java, but to return to the Island of Java these ships do not load cargo. Occurs also commercial transactions between residents of Merauke with neighboring countries PNG resident who came to the Merauke district (border crossers) specifically for the everyday shopping needs. AI problems are often heard in the media as invisible Indonesia on New Guinea, especially in eastern Indonesia town terujung this. This could be due to the lack of transportation access to this area terujung eastern Indonesia. Merauke District Tourism PLACES OF INTEREST NATIONAL PARK Wasur Wasur is a protected national park area the extent of 413,810 ha, north south distance of time Wanggo Arafuru Sea East Village shoe Ndalin-PNG Papua New Guinea border 89 km with a height of 00-90 m above sea level. Distance from the town of Merauke varied between 30 s / d 90 minutes depending on the distance traveled. Wasur very interesting scenery and in the parks / regions Wasur there are different types of flora and fauna. In Wasur you can see flora such as: Forest Sabana, Wilderness, shrubs, Mangrove, Anggre, Swamps, Lily Flowers, lotus type, while the fauna such as mammals, kangaroos, deer, pigs, reptiles, crocodiles, Komodo, Snakes, Birds Cassowary, Pelikan, Kokaburas, Cenderawasih, Eagle, Stork, Parrot, Mambruk, etc. The current recorded 239 species and 164 species are protected. ASMAT Asmat art ukirnya well known in the country and abroad. Asmat carving has a special meaning because it contains symbols carved motives that depict human form. Besides, the function symbol with confidence dikatikan ancestral spirits and have influence in human life. There are several functions of the Asmat carvings, among others: - It symbolizes the presence of ancestral spirits - To express a sense of sadness and happiness - As a symbol of trust (motif manusia0 - Animals, plants and other objects - As a symbol of beauty that influence the attitudes of family and community. - To illustrate the memory of ancestors. The functions mentioned above are symbols of the elements in the Asmat carving is coupled with the psychology of religion. Besides, the Asmat people also carve masks to put on special party occasions. The purpose of the Asmat carving is to meet basic needs as a basic human need to look more detail that their final goal is the continuation of life and human happiness. This is a basic motivation for people to carve Asmat, because the art of carving treated to fill the happiness of human life. Asmat: is derived from the U.S. AKAT, which according to Asmat people: HUMAN EBTUL. There is a saying that ASMAT derived from the word meaning OSAMAT MAN FROM TREE. Another of neighboring tribes in the western part of the tribe who mentions the Mimika ASMAT: "MANUE" meaning MAN TO BE EATEN or man-eaters. People Asmat art and culture has a unique and very high in value, among others: a. Sculpture b. Art of dance c. Crafts such as: bags, bags, custom clothing made from the bark. d. Traditional ceremonies such as: The party making the Statue of MBIS (ie MBIS statues of people or ancestors who have died) His mother-Cem party (Mother of Bone House) which is an initiation ceremony. Sago Worm party, etc.. Who have this is to honor and fulfill the wishes of the ancestors or the spirits and ancestors who have died. To achieve the Asmat have to go through small-sized aircraft such as Twin Otter or even with the charter boat from the town of Merauke. In Asmat every tourist who comes to visit is always welcomed with joy and with the customary ceremonies.