Halang Island

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Pulau Halang
Pulau Halang
Geography
Location Kubu, Riau, Indonesia
Administration
Indonesia
Demographics
Population -

Pulau Halang or (Indonesian: Pulau Halang, literally obstructing island), is an island in Rokan Hilir, Riau, Indonesia. It has two fishing villages; Front Island (Pulau Halang Depan) and Behind Island (Pulau Halang Belakang), both mostly inhabited by Hokkien people who originated from Cin-kang Fujian Province in China. It is located in the mouth of Delta Rokan River. Pulau Halang can be reached from Bagansiapiapi by speedboat in about one hour.

Festival[edit]

There are two annual festivals each year: One the 18th of the fourth month on Front Island, and another on the 16th of the sixth month on Behind Island (Chinese Lunar calendar).

Transportation[edit]

Motorcycles are the main transportation in Pulau Halang.

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