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18 Dec 2014 description

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The Riau Islands province lies between 0°29'S and 04°40'N and from 103°22' - 109°4'E and is one of Indoensia’s many island province’s. The islands are bordered with Vietnam and Cambodia (North), South Sumatra Province and Jambi Province (South), Singapore, Malaysia and Riau Province (West), Malaysia and West Kalimantan Province (East).

18 Dec 2014 description

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The Bangka Belitung Islands province lies between 0°50' - 4°10'S and 104°50' - 109°30'E and is depicted as a group of two islands: Bangka and Belitung. The boundaries of the province include: Bangka Strait (West), Karimata Strait (East), Natuna Sea (North) and the Java Sea (South). Bangka Belitung is divided into land and sea areas with a total area of 81,725.14 km² with the land area comprising 16,424.14 km² (approximately 20% of the total area) and the territorial waters comprising 65 301 km² (or approximately 80% of the total area) .

18 Dec 2014 description

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The province DKI Jakarta lies between 6°12'S and 106°48'E. The City of Jakarta is a lowland area with an average altitude of ±7 meters above sea level. According to the Governor’s Decree No.171 of 2007, the total land area of Jakarta is 662.33 km² and the sea area is 6,977.5 km². The Capital Territory has no less than 110 islands scattered in the Thousand Islands (Kepulauan Seribu) and there are about 27 rivers/waterways/canals that are used as sources of drinking water, fisheries and urban businesses.

18 Dec 2014 description

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West Java Province lies between 5°50' - 7°50'S and 104°48' - 108°48'E. West Java is bordered by the Java Sea and DKI Jakarta (North), Central JaVa Province (East), the Indian Ocean (South) and Banten Province and the Indian Ocean (West). West Java’s positioning is strategic and is an advantage especially for communication and transportation.

18 Dec 2014 description

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The province of Central Java (including Karimunjawa) lies between 5°40' - 8°30'S and 108°30' - 111°30'E. Not including Karimunjawa, the length of the province from West to East is 263km and the length from North to South is 226km.

Central Java is divided into 29 districts and 6 cities with a total area of 32,500 km² or approximately 1.70% of Indonesia’s total area. Of Central Java’s total area, 9,920 km² is wetlands (30.47%) and 22,600 km² is non-wetlands (69.53%).

18 Dec 2014 description

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Central Sulawesi is located at 2°22'N and 3°48'S, 119°22'W and 124°22'E. The province’s total area is 68,033 km² and it borders with the Sulawesi Sea and Gorontalo Province (North), Maluku Province (East), West Sulawesi Province and Southeast Sulawesi Province (South) and Makassar Strait (West).

The temperature in Central Sulawesi ranges between 24.1°C - 33.6°C and the average level of humidity ranges from 73% - 80%. The average intensity of solar radiation exposure is approximately 54.4%. (Source: Sulawesi Tengah Dalam Angka 2012)

18 Dec 2014 description

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Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta or Yogyakarta Province is located between 07°15'24" - 07°49'26"S and 110°24'19" - 110°28'53"E. Yogyakarta is bordered by the Indonesian Ocean (South) and by Central Java including the districts Klaten, Wonogiri, Purworejo and Megelang (Northeast, Southeast, West and Northwest).

Yogyakarta province has a total area of 3,185.80 km2 or 0.17% of Indonesia’s total area. The province consists of four districts (Sleman, Bantul, Gunungkidul and Kulon Progo) and one city (the city of Yogyakarta).

18 Dec 2014 description

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East Java is located between 7°12' - 8°48'S and 111°0' - 114°4'E. The province has 229 islands with a total land area of 47,130.15 km² and a total sea area of 110,764.28 km².

It is bordered by the Java Sea (North), the Indian Ocean (South), the Bali Strait (East) and Bali and Central Java (West) and is divided into 29 districts and nine cities.

18 Dec 2014 description

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Bali is located between the islands Java and Lombok, approximately 3.2km from the island of Java, at 08°03’40” - 08°50’48”S and 114°25’53” - 115°42’40”E. Bali is part of the Lesser Sunda Islands and is approximately 153km from West to East and 112km from North to South with a total area of 5,636.66km2 or 0.29% of Indonesia’s total area.

18 Dec 2014 description

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The Province of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) is located between 8°10' - 9°5'S and 115°46' - 119°5'E. NTB consists of two big islands, Lombok and Sumbawa, and hundreds of small islands; however, of the 280 islands that exist only 32 islands have been inhabited. The total area of NTB is 20,153.15 km² with Sumbawa covering 15,414.5 km² or 76.49% of the total. The boundaries of NTB include the Java Sea and Flores Sea (North), the Indian Ocean (South), the Lombok Strait and Bali (West) and lastly the Sape Strait and East Nusa Tenggara (East).

18 Dec 2014 description

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The Province of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) is located between 7°46'36.34" - 11°00'32.55"S and 118°55'20.79" - 125°08'22.34"E. The boundaries of NTT are the Flores Sea (North), the Atlantic Ocean (South), Timor Leste (East) and West Nusa Tenggara (West). The province’s total land area is 47,349.90 km² and its total sea area is 151,417.731 km² that encompasses over 96 islands. Most of NTT’s area is mountainous and hilly with a few flat areas. It has 40 rivers and the lengths range from 25 - 118 kilometers.

18 Dec 2014 description

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West Kalimantan is located between 2°8'N - 3°02'S and 108°30' - 114°10'W. As a result of the equator passing through the middle of the province, West Kalimantan has high temperatures and high levels of humidity.

The average temperature ranges from 22°C to 32°C and the average humidity is about 85.2%; the humidity level changes based on the amount of rainfall, of which the annual average is between 3.8 and 857 millimeters.

18 Dec 2014 description

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South Kalimantan is located at 1°21'49" - 4°10'14"S and 114°19'13" - 116°33'28"E. The boundaries of the province include: Central Kalimantan (West), the Makassar Strait (East), the Java Sea (South), and East Kalimantan (North). The total area of South Kalimantan is 37,530.52 km² or 1.96% of Indonesia’s total area.

18 Dec 2014 description

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East Kalimantan is located at 4°24'N - 2°25'S and 113°44' - 119°00'E. The province borders with Malaysia, specifically Sabah and Sarawak (North), the Sulawesi Ocean and Makasar Straits (East), South Kalimantan (South) and West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan and Malaysia (West). East Kalimantan’s total area is comprised of both land (198,441.17 km²) and ocean (40,693.92 km²) areas.

18 Dec 2014 description

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North Sulawesi is located between 0°15' - 5°34'N and 123°07' and 127°10'E. The boundaries of North Sulawesi are the Sulawesi Sea, Pacific Ocean and Phillipines (North), Maluku Sea (East), Tomini Gulf (South) and Gorontalo Province (West).

The total area of North Sulawesi Utara is 14,360.56 km2 and includes 15 districts, 167 sub-districts and 1,458 villages. Bolaang Mongondow district covers the largest area at 3,022.70 km2 or 20.66% of the province’s total.

16 Dec 2014 description

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South Sulawesi is located between 0°12' - 8°S and 116°48' - 122°36'E. South Sulawesi borders the following: Central Sulawesi Province and West Sulawesi Province (North), Flores Sea (South), West Sulawesi Province and Makassar Strait (West) and the Gulf of Bone and Southeast Sulawesi Province (East). The total area of South Sulawesi is 45,764.53 km².

16 Dec 2014 description

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Southeast Sulawesi is located between 2°45' and 6°15'S and 120°45' and 124°45'E. The province’s total area is 38.140 km². Southeast Sulawesi borders South Sulawesi Province and Central Sulawesi Province (North), the Banda Sea (East), the Flores Sea (South) and the Bone Gulf (West).

Southeast Sulawesi has a wet tropical climate with a yearly average rainfall of 2,000 mm and the temperature ranges from 23°C - 32°C. (Source: Sulawesi Tenggara Dalam Angka 2012)

16 Dec 2014 description

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Gorontalo Province is located at 0°19' - 1°15'N and 121°23' - 123°43'E. The total area of the province is 11,967.64 km² or 0.63% of Indonesia. Gorontalo borders directly with Central Sulawesi (West) and North Sulawesi (East) and it faces the Sulawesi Sea (North) and the Tomini Gulf (South).

Gorontalo has five regencies (Boalemo, Gorontalo, Pohuwato, Bone Bolango and North Gorontalo Regencies) and one city (Gorontalo City).

16 Dec 2014 description

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West Sulawesi is located at 0°12' - 3°38'S and 118°43'15" - 119°54'3"E. West Sulawesi has the following boundaries: Central Sulawesi Province (North), South Sulawesi Province (South and East) and the Makassar Strait (West). The total area of West Sulawesi is 16.937,16 km² of which Mamuju, the largest district, covers the largest area of the province, approximately 47.32% or 8,014.06 km². Mejene, the smallest disrict, covers approximately 5.59% or 947.84 km² of the entire province.