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  The History of East Kalimantan
East Kalimantan is the biggest province in Kalimantan Island cover region with a width of 245237 Km2 with number of populations more than two millions men.
East Kalimantan is the richest of natural sources area in Kalimantan.
Kalimantan was known as one of main oil producer area in Indonesia.
www.indonesia-tourism.com /east-kalimantan/history.html   (327 words)

 Nature Field Guide :: Nature Project Profiles :: East Kalimantan, Indonesia
The dense forests of northeastern Borneo, in the province of East Kalimantan, conceal an otherworldly realm.
Because large sections of the isolated rain forests of East Kalimantan have never been explored, it is likely that some inhabitants remain to be discovered.
East Kalimantan was spared the devastating fires of the early 1980s and late 1990s and today survives as one of Indonesia’s last pristine wildernesses—one of only a few forest refuges large enough to support viable populations of orangutans.
www.nature.org /wherewework/fieldguide/projectprofiles/ekm.html   (531 words)

  East Kalimantan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
East Kalimantan (Indonesian: Kalimantan Timur often abbreviated to Kaltim) is a province of Indonesia.
It is one of four Indonesian provinces in Kalimantan - the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo.
East Kalimantan is divided into 9 regencies and 4 cities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/East_Kalimantan   (412 words)

 Kalimantan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kalimantan is the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo.
Kalimantan is bordered to the north by the Malaysian states of Sarawak and Sabah.
The indigenous populations of Kalimantan are divided into Dayaks, Malays (particularly in West Kalimantan and along coastal lines), and Banjarese-Malay (in South Kalimantan).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kalimantan   (400 words)

 archipelaGo East Kalimantan
Kwangkai is the death ceremony of the Tunjung and Benuaq, Dayaks of East Kalimantan.
The Karangmumus flows to the east of the town, and the Karangasem river to the west.
Now East Kalimantan's leading oil town, and one of the most important in Indonesia, Balikpapan was during World War II the target of assaults by both the Javanese and the Allies.
www.archipelago-emag.com /provinces/e-kalim/e-kalimtour.html   (5425 words)

 General Information of Balikpapan/East Kalimantan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kalimantan is the name given to the Indonesian portion of the great island of Borneo, third largest island in the world after Greenland and New Guinea.
Kalimantan is further divided into four provinces: Kalimantan Timur (East), Kalimantan Selatan (South), Kalimantan Tengah (Central) and Kalimantan Barat (West).
Samarinda is the capital of East Kalimantan province.
www.iffm.or.id /iffm/info.htm   (1384 words)

 archipelaGo East Kalimantan
Kwangkai is the death ceremony of the Tunjung and Benuaq, Dayaks of East Kalimantan.
The Karangmumus flows to the east of the town, and the Karangasem river to the west.
Now East Kalimantan's leading oil town, and one of the most important in Indonesia, Balikpapan was during World War II the target of assaults by both the Javanese and the Allies.
www.goarchi.com /archo/provinces/e-kalim/e-kalimtour.html   (5425 words)

 Indonesia's Island - East Kalimantan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
ast Kalimantan, or Kalimantan Timur (Kaltim), is perhaps the most accessible part of Kalimantan and at present probably the most industrially advanced province of Indonesian Borneo.
The Mahakam is the main watercourse all the way through central East Kalimantan, receiving major tributaries from north and south.
Balikpapan, the center of Kalimantan's oil industry is also the gateway to East Kalimantan with air and sea connections to Jakarta and other major points in Indonesia.
ccc.1asphost.com /iisa/east_kalimantan.asp   (711 words)

 Borneo Orangutan Adventure Tour, Mahakam River, Explore Dayak, Cross Borneo / Kalimantan
West Kalimantan (Indonesian: Kalimantan Barat often abbreviated to Kalbar) is a province of Indonesia.
East Kalimantan (Indonesian: Kalimantan Timur often abbreviated to Kaltim) is a province of Indonesia.
South Kalimantan (Indonesian: Kalimantan Selatan often abbreviated to Kalsel) is a province of Indonesia.
www.lombokmarine.com /borneo-kalimantan.htm   (736 words)

 DER Documentary: A Trial In East Kalimantan
A Trial in East Kalimantan: The Benoaq Dayak Resistance
On the island of Kalimantan, a Dayak village organizes a sit-in to protest the destruction of their agricultural land and the desecration of sacred funeral sites by a multinational palm oil company.
During the sit-in, eleven community leaders are arrested on charges of vandalism.
www.der.org /films/trial-in-east-kalimantan.html   (188 words)

 PreventConflict.org - Maps - Kalimantan
West Kalimantan has a population of 3.5 million to 4.1 million and is the most highly populated of Kalimantan’s four provinces, though its population density is very low.
Kalimantan was seen as ideal for transmigrants because of its low population density and abundance of natural resources.
East Kalimantan has produced oil since the beginning of the 20th century, and liquefied gas is an important export.
www.preventconflict.org /portal/main/maps_kalimantan_overview.php   (1198 words)

 Communities and Forest Management in East Kalimantan
The province of East Kalimantan is currently the center of the commercial timber industry, supplying nearly 25 percent of the nation's commercial needs, or approximately 6.5 million logs per year.
The persistence of Kalimantan's indigenous resource-use practices and their apparent compatibility with the region's dominant rainforest ecosystems indicate that, at least in the past, these swiddening, hunting, and gathering activities were both sustainable and productive, comfortably supporting communities with lively social and economic systems while causing minimal environmental problems.
To the east and west, since no other communities resided in the forest area or had prior claims, the community was allowed to extend its range as necessary for hunting and the creation of new swidden fields.
www.asiaforestnetwork.org /pub/pub08.htm   (14081 words)

 Kalimantan Summary
Kalimantan occupies the southern three-quarters of the island of Borneo in Indonesia.
Hinduism reached Kalimantan around 400 CE, and the islands were ruled by Hindu kingdoms until, with the introduction of Islam, several sultanates emerged in the fourteenth century.
East Kalimantan (Kalimantan Timur), northeast of Kalimantan, with capital Samarinda
www.bookrags.com /Kalimantan   (663 words)

 Introduction East Kalimantan
Kalimantan Timur is Indonesian part placed in Borneo Island, the world's third greatest island, 75% of the Borneo island is covered with some kind of forest and there are no volcanoes on Kalimantan.
The richest flora and fauna are as those on Sumatra although Kalimantan has a larger number of endemics of the 221 mammal and 450 bird species found here, about 29 and 20 are endemic.
The Guidance of East Kalimantan contains some day should be found in all local Hotel for the general guidance tour as a share information.
members.tripod.com /kaltim-online/intro.htm   (235 words)

 Travelling to Indonesia (East Kalimantan)
A major producer of oil and timber, East Kalimantan is at present the most industrially advanced province of the island.
Oil and natural gas are found along the entire east coast, with refineries centered at Balikpapan and Bontang.
Balikpapan, the center of Kalimantan's oil industry is also the gateway to East Kalimantan with air and sea connections to Jakarta and other major points in Indonesia.
www.emp.pdx.edu /htliono/kaltim.html   (847 words)

 Kalimantan - Indonesia's Part of Borneo Island
Home to the longest river in Kalimantan, the Mahakam river, where freshwater dolphin can be found, East Kalimantan is growing to be an industrially advanced area.
Kalimantan has a number of nature reserves to protect its unique flora and fauna.
In East Kalimantan, Berau and Marine Tourism on Derawan island is where we can see the remains of a kingdom called the Keraton Gunung Tambur and the Keraton Sarnbaliung.
www.indonesiapromo.com /borneo.html   (2364 words)

 3.0 CASE STUDY ONE, RATTAN INDUSTRIES IN EAST KALIMANTAN, INDONESIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Similar estimates for East Kalimantan are not available, but given the tradition of mat and carpet making in numerous parts of the province it could become a viable local industry, integrated with upriver plantations.
To begin with entrepreneurs of East Kalimantan are at a disadvantage compared to their competitors in the cities on Java, where the best furniture has traditionally been manufactured.
The Kutai and Dayak people are committed to remaining in East Kalimantan and have taken the initiative in establishing rattan plantations, both on a large scale as in Pasir, and on a small-scale in old fields.
www.fao.org /docrep/X5860E/x5860e04.htm   (7925 words)

 East Kalimantan's Parliaments disapprove mining in protected forest
The local parliaments (DPRD) of East Kalimantan province requested that the central government revoke all permits of coal mining in protected forests.
"If the government wants to preserve the forests, all the mining permits in protected forests have to be revoked," said a member of commission C of the DPRD of East Kalimantan, Ridwan Suwidi, who is also the member of the special committee on environment, as quoted from Bisnis Indonesia daily.
He added, if the mining permits were not revoked, it would be better for the government to annul the status of all protected forests in the country and let people fell trees in the forests.
www.minesandcommunities.org /Action/press352.htm   (1002 words)

 Mapping Customary Land in East Kalimantan
The objective of the GIS analysis was to identify the position of customary land boundaries and the amount of overlap with forest concessions, the nature reserve, and other land classifications.
The Kenyah are found primarily in the more isolated upriver regions of East Kalimantan and Sarawak, with the two major areas of settlement being in the upper Barum River region of Sarawak and the Apo Kayan region of East Kalimantan.
The rest of the overlap is on the village's unrestricted forest (49 percent of the village's unrestricted forest).
www2.eastwestcenter.org /environment/fox/kali.html   (5357 words)

 Diving in Kalimantan, Indonesia: Sangalaki, Derawan, Nabucco, Maratua, Kakaban (Zubi)
In the eastern part of Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of Borneo and about 45 km from the Berau river estuary out in the Makassar strait lie several reefs ideal for scuba diving.
Indonesia: Bali (east, north, south) / Nusa Tenggara (Lombok, Komodo, Flores, Alor) / Sulawesi (Bunaken, Manado, Bangka, Tukangbesi islands, Makassar and Selayar, Lembeh strait, Siau and Sangihe islands, Palu, Togian and Banggai islands) / Kalimantan
Bali - Borneo and Kalimantan - Burma and Thailand - Malaysia (east coast) - Manado, Lembeh and Siau islands - Nusa Tenggara (Lombok, Sumbawa, Komodo, Flores, Alor) - Palawan (Sangat, Tubbataha) - Sulawesi - Sulawesi central - Visayas (Bohol, Cebu, Negros, Siquijor)
www.starfish.ch /dive/Kalimantan.html   (1984 words)

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 Visit Borneo.com - Adventure travel, jungle holiday, culture, business information on Borneo, Sabah, Sarawak, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Borneo is famous for its wildlife and jungles, in particular Orang Utans, its diverse colourful cultures, marine life, national parks, as well as Sabah's famous Mount Kinabalu.
Kalimantan, which is part of the Republic of Indonesia forms the largest part of Borneo.
Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei, and Kalimantan are easily reachable by plane from abroad.
www.visitborneo.com   (287 words)

 Pusat Data Kalimantan
South Kalimantan is one of the 27 province in Indonesia or one of 4 provinces in Kalimantan (formely called Borneo).
The province is bordered with East Kalimantan at the north, with Maccasar Strait at the east, with Java Sea at the south and with West Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan at the west.
The northern and central regions are mountain range which Meratus range, at the west lowland and swamp at the east forest and grassland.
www.indomedia.com /bpost/pudat.html   (192 words)

 PreventConflict.org - Maps - Kalimantan
However, Madurese who fled the fighting in Central and West Kalimantan are still living as refugees in West Kalimantan, East Java and Madura Island and it appears they will not be able to return to their homes anytime soon.
In West Kalimantan, 40,000 of the approximately 60,000 refugees who fled Sambas in 1999 are still living in temporary camps in Pontianak, the capital of West Kalimantan.
As of October 2001, government leaders in Kalimantan were still working on a demography bylaw that would enable the refugees to return and to live in safety.
www.preventconflict.org /portal/main/maps_kalimantan_impacts.php   (1232 words)

Pontianak, the capital city of West Kalimantan Province, lies exactly on the equator.
The capital city of East Kalimantan Province is Samarinda.
Banjarmasin is the capital city of South Kalimantan Province.
www.seasite.niu.edu /indonesian/budaya_bangsa/TMII_New/Kalimantan_English.htm   (304 words)

 EAST KALIMANTAN HOTELS AND ACCOMMODATIONS --- East Kalimantan Hotels | Welcome to East Kalimantan, Indonesia
East Kalimantan, a major producer of oil and timber, is the most economically vital province on the island.
Spread out over East Kalimantan’s vast area are a number of superb natural and cultural attractions.
A visit to the Kutai Game Reserve, home to orangutans and other wildlife, a trip to the Orchid Reservation, which cultivates 27 different species of the exotic flower, or a journey down the white waters of the Makaham River by raft are all experiences guaranteed to leave an unforgettable impression.
baliwww.com /kaltim/roomfinder   (397 words)

 Borneo Island, Kalimantan, Borneo - Indonesia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
is bordered on the north by Serawak, East Malaysia, on the south by Java sea and Central Kalimantan and ranges east from the Natuna sea to meet the province of Central and Eastern Kalimantan.
West Kalimantan, as one of the member of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philipine East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) has rich potency and opportunities that can be offered to private sector for supporting the economic development of West Kalimantan.
Indonesia (West Kalimantan), Malaysia (Serawak and Sabah) and Brunei Darussalam agree to construct the road which are connecting the country and named it "Pan Borneo Highway".
www.komodotours.com /borneo_island/borneo_travel_directory.htm   (435 words)

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