Kalimantan Utara (Indonesian)
|• Acting Governor||Irianto Lambrie|
|• Total||71,176.72 km2 (27,481.49 sq mi)|
|• Density||10/km2 (27/sq mi)|
|• Ethnic groups||Tidung, Bulungan, Banjar, Dayak, Bugis and Tausūg|
|• Languages||Indonesian (official), Tidung, and Dayak|
|Time zone||WITA (UTC+8)|
North Kalimantan (Indonesian: Kalimantan Utara) is a province of Indonesia. It is located on the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo. The province has a population of approximately 525,000 according to the 2010 census.
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.
North Kalimantan is divided into 4 regencies and 1 city.
|Bulungan Regency||113,045||184,296||Tanjung Selor|
|Tana Tidung Regency||15,147||33,375||Tideng Pale|
|Tarakan City||193,069||301,398||Tarakan City|
- Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
- House Agrees on Creation of Indonesia's 34th Province: 'North Kalimantan'
- Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta.