Pramuka Island

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Geography
Location South East Asia
Coordinates 5°45′00″S 106°37′00″E / 5.75°S 106.61667°E / -5.75; 106.61667[1]
Archipelago Thousand Islands or Kepulauan seribu
Country
Indonesia
Demographics
Ethnic groups Betawi, Bugis, Banten, Madura [2]

Pramuka is an island in the Thousand Islands archipelago. The archipelago lies in the western part of the Java Sea and is located north of Indonesia's capital Jakarta. The island is the capital and the home to the administrative government of the Thousands Island regency.[3]

Ethnic groups on the island are Betawi, Bugis, Banten, Madura.[2]

Facilities on the island include a school, mosque, hospital, dock, and homestay for tourists.[4]

This island can be reached in two and half hours by motorboat from Muara Angke Jakarta, or faster by speedboat from Marina Ancol Jakarta. Boat rentals to other islands in the archipelago are also available.,[5][3]

There is a Hawksbill Turtle (Erethmochelys imbricata) conservation in this island. The island coast is planted with mangrove to protect it.[3]

Wharf at Pramuka Island

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pulau Pramuka Map - Indonesia". Mapcarta. Retrieved 2012-06-03. 
  2. ^ a b Database Jurnal Ilmiah Indonesia, LIPI, Vol. 1, No. 3, Tahun 2009. Retrieved 1 February 2011.
  3. ^ a b c "Wisata Bahari Gugusan Kepulauan Seribu". Pulau Pramuka. Retrieved 2012-06-03. 
  4. ^ Selamat Datang Di Pulau Pramuka, www.pulaupramuka.com. Retrieved 1 February 2011.
  5. ^ Dwifriansyah, Bonny, Menjelajahi Kepulauan Seribu, Asyiknya Ber-snorkeling, Koran Tempo online, Edisi 22 November 2009. Retrieved 1 February 2011.