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North Kalimantan

North Kalimantan
Kalimantan Utara
Province
Official seal of North Kalimantan
Seal
Motto: Benuanta
North Kalimantan in Indonesia
North Kalimantan in Indonesia
Country Indonesia
Capital Tanjung Selor
Largest city Tarakan
Government
 • Acting Governor Irianto Lambrie
Area
 • Total 72,275.12 km2 (27,905.58 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 628,331
 • Density 8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnic groups Tidung, Bulungan, Banjar, Dayak, Bugis and Tausūg
 • Languages Indonesian (official), Tidung, and Dayak
Time zone WITA (UTC+8)
Website www.kaltaraprov.go.id

North Kalimantan (Indonesian: Kalimantan Utara) is a province of Indonesia. It is located on the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo. The territory now comprising the province had a population of approximately 525,000 according to the 2010 census;[1] the latest official estimate (for December 2013) is 628,331.

North Kalimantan borders the Malaysian states of Sabah to the north and Sarawak to the west, and by the Indonesian province of East Kalimantan to the south.

Formed on 25 October 2012, it is the newest province in Indonesia. It covers 72,275.12 square kilometres. The province's territory had been part of East Kalimantan.[2]

Transport

Tarakan Airport on the eponymous island serves the province, as well as an international ferry port with services to Malaysia from Tawau. There are no international land crossings – entrance into the mainland of the province is by ferry from Tarakan or by road from the south. Large stretches of the roads in this province are of unpaved muddy ditches.

Administrative divisions

North Kalimantan is divided into four regencies (kabupaten) and one city (kota):

Name Area (km2) Population
2010 Census[3]
Population
2013 estimate
Capital
Tarakan City 250.80 193,370 220,200 Tarakan City
Bulungan Regency 13,181.92 112,663 154,934 Tanjung Selor
Malinau Regency 39,766,32 62,580 71,501 Malinau
Nunukan Regency 14,247,50 140,841 162,711 Nunukan
Tana Tidung Regency 4,828.58 15,202 18,985 Tideng Pale
Totals 72,275.12 524,656 628,331

See also

References

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ House Agrees on Creation of Indonesia's 34th Province: 'North Kalimantan'
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta.

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