East Borneo – East Kalimantan


East Kalimantan is the widest province in Indonesia, broadly region is about 245,237.80 Km2 or about one a half point of Java Island and Madura or 11 % from Indonesia region wide total. Located of the province is located on Kalimantan Island (Borneo). The capital province in Samarinda City. This province abuts on direct with neighboring state, that is Sabah and Serawak, East Malaysia.


East Kalimantan Province consists of 7 Regencies and 3 Cities, now there is one city and three regencies split into the own province is North Kalimantan Province, the province of North Kalimantan officially authorized by the meeting Plenary House of Representatives on October 25, 2012 under Law No. 20 of 2012, but will stand fully begin in 2015.

Here is a list of Regency and City be included into East Kalimantan Province is as follow:

1. Berau Regency
2. Kutai Barat Regency
3. Kutai Kartanegara Regency
4. Kutai Timur Regency
5. Mahakam Ulu Regency
6. Paser Regency
7. Penajam Paser Utara Regency
8. Balikpapan City
9. Bontang City
10. Samarinda City

The Regency and City be included into North Kalimantan Province is as follows:

1. Bulungan Regency
2. Malinau Regency
3. Nunukan Regency
4. Tana Tidung Regency
5. Tarakan City


East Kalimantan Resident in 2004 amount to 2.750.369 men in 2005 East Kalimantan residents is predicted amount to 2,8 million men. It is compared to region wide, East Kalimantan Province has low density, that is mean about 11,22 men per Km2.


The main result of this province is mining products like oil, natural gas, and stone smoldered. Other sector being grow is agricultural and tourism. East Kalimantan has the tourism objects such as:

1. Derawan Archipelago in Berau,
2. Bukit Bangkirai in Kutai Kartanegara,
3. Unmul Botanical Garden in Samarinda,
4. The Crocodile Breeding in Balikpapan,
5. The Deer Breeding in Penajam,
6. Dayak Pampang Kampong in Samarinda,
7. and more.

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