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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Palembang
Palembang is a city in the south of the Indonesian island of Sumatra.
Palembang lies on the island of Sumatra and is cut in two by the Musi River, which is also known as the Palembang River.
Palembang is one of the Indonesian cities with a town plan.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Palembang   (473 words)

After this, Palembang fell under the sphere of influence of Bantam and for a very long while little is known about it.
Just as it was in the recent past, Old Palembang was also built partly on piles and partly on rafts of bamboo and wood floating alongside the banks of the Musi.
Van Sevenhoven (1823: 62-67) thought that the population of Palembang could be divided principally into the nobility (the priyayi) and the commoners, between whom there was a large gap.
www.leidenuniv.nl /fsw/nas/pub_palembang.htm   (4495 words)

 Palembang travel guide - Wikitravel
Palembang is the capital of the province of South Sumatra.
It's quite easy to get around in Palembang since there are a lot of public busses, modified vans (Angkots or Angkutan Kota) and for short distances there is always becak.
It is located in front of the main roundabout in Palembang which you will pass coming from the Musi Bridge.
wikitravel.org /en/Palembang   (528 words)

 Palembang Airport Development Project   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Palembang is at present a big metropolitan city with a population of more than 1.5 million and is also the state capital of south Sumatra, approximately 1,300 km away from the epicenter of the Off Sumatra Great Earthquake that the Tsunami caused thereby took many precious lives last year.
Palembang is also known as a commercial city centered on coal shipment and petroleum and is advancing rapid modernization these several years.
The Palembang International Airport, a major traffic hub of Palembang the economy of which is growing steadily had had such problems as its passenger terminal building was small and became badly obsolete as well as its runway was so short that big aircrafts were unable to take off and land.
www.hazama.co.jp /japanese/hazamag/genbarepo/0502/genbarepo01_eng.html   (1709 words)

 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Palembang
Crowds of Palembang residents wanting to make sure their relatives in Bengkulu were safe after Wednesday's earthquake formed long lines at the Karya Jaya bus station Thursday.
In Palembang, South Sumatra, rising passengers numbers were seen at the airport and seaport, as well as bus terminals and railway stations...
Speaking at a meeting of local governments in Palembang last June, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono announced the plan to prepare two million hectares of oil palm plantation in South Sumatra and West Kalimantan for advancing the biodiesel industry in the country.
news.surfwax.com /travel/files/Palembang_Travel.html   (782 words)

 Palembang river travelling
The Dutch fort in Palembang, originating from the 18th.
Palembang on the Musi river already existed around 600 A.D. as the capital of the Srivijaya Kingdom.
Nowadays we can still see some remnants of this 1400 year old culture in the two museums of Palembang.
www.trijaya-travel.com /htm1/palembang.php   (103 words)

A sultanate was first established in Palembang in 1659 and lasted until 1825.
Now Palembang has landmarks of a huge petroleum refinery and a steel bridge like the San Francisco Bay Bridge spanning the Musi river.
With the Musi river flowing through the city from the hinterland into the Straits of Malacca, Palembang once was termed the Venice of the East because of heavy boat traffic and dwellings on stilts in the river with brick villas, alleys and courtyards on paved ground.
groups.msn.com /Palembang   (303 words)

 Wonderful Weaves of Palembang
These magnificent fabrics are made by the womenfolk in a cottage industry that has survived through the centuries.
Garuda Indonesia Airlines has several flights a day to Palembang from Jakarta, which is just 45 minutes away.
As there is not a lot to see or do in Palembang, a day trip would suffice.
www.aseansec.org /14674.htm   (342 words)

 AllRefer.com - Palembang, Indonesia (Indonesian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
The Dutch began trading there in 1617, and later it was intermittently under British rule.
The sultanate of Palembang was abolished by the Dutch in 1825.
Palembang is the seat of Sriwidjaja State Univ.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/P/Palemban.html   (192 words)

 Palembang Camp - Sumatra
I believe the camp (or camps) in the Palembang area were involved in the construction and repair of the local airport.
The Claimant was Imprisioned in PALEMBANG Camp in Sumatra from 1942 to 1944.
I'm writing to tell all of you who are interested in the Palembang camps that I have been in touch with SYDBERKELEY@aol.com an 'ex pow' who is now in his eighties.
www.fepow-community.org.uk /monthly_Revue/html/palembang_camp_-_sumatra.htm   (5329 words)

 South Sumatra Tourism: Palembang - Ampera Bridge - Musi River - Lubuk Linggau - Lahat
Palembang as the capital city of South Sumatra is not only as the center of governance but also as the center of trade, industry, and tourism.
Palembang is also called 'Venice of the East' and from ancient times it is an important trade city between India and China.
These two halves were used as vessels, and the four people saved, who were brothers, took their places in them by two.
www.indonesia-tourism.com /south-sumatra/places.html   (388 words)

 Current local time in Palembang - Sumatera - Indonesia
Saturday, December 1, 2007 at 7:44 PM Find rising and setting times for other dates
4 pm in Palembang, what time is it elsewhere?
UTC is Coordinated Universal Time, GMT is Greenwich Mean Time.
www.timeanddate.com /worldclock/city.html?n=576   (216 words)

 Singapore Airlines - About Palembang | Indonesia
Palembang, sited on the banks of the River Musi, is the captial of South Sumatra and Indonesia's leading centre for oil-refining and port trade.
The River Musi which flows right through the city, is an ideal spot to watch the city's beautiful sunrises and sunsets, and to observe the bustle of life along the river banks.
Best time to go: Palembang is a year-round destination, although travel in the wet seasons to less developed areas could be difficult.
www.singaporeair.com /saa/en_UK/content/local/PH/promotions/SilkAir/About_Palembang.jsp   (184 words)

 PALEMBANG - Bali Accommodation Travel
The main market and oil export center of South Sumatra located on both sides of the Musi River 200 km upstream from the sea.
After Medan, Palembang is the 2nd most populous city of Sumatra, population 600,000.
Pertamina has built a large sports stadium here and also given the city a town clock, a handsome minaret for its mosque, and a TV station.
www.baliforyou.com /indo34/palembang.htm   (222 words)

 AirAsia set to Launch Flights to Palembang
Palembang, the unassuming city nestled in the south of Indonesia is a thriving industrial city but many are unaware of its tourism potential.
Palembang will soon be the ninth destination AirAsia flies to in Indonesia after Denpasar (Bali), Surabaya, Medan, Padang, Jakarta, Bandung, Pekan Baru and Solo
With Indonesia as the largest archipelago in the world with over 17,500 islands, Palembang poses great potential as the gateway to many smaller islands untouched by development located next to the mainland and it is also the gateway to some of the richest tropical rainforests found in South Sumatera.
www.asiatraveltips.com /news06/3110-Palembang.shtml   (388 words)

 WALHI - Conocophilips Pipe Leaks in Palembang, WALHI Regrets the Delay in Overcoming the Situation
Conocophilips Pipe Leaks in Palembang, WALHI Regrets the Delay in Overcoming the Situation
Palembang - The Conocophilips Pipe leaks in Sukarami Jl.
WALHI also considered that the delay from the Bapedalda in taking the sample-even though geographically the location of the incident is within the Palembang city, as a form of political conspiracy between the company and the government which disadvantages the people and the environment.
www.eng.walhi.or.id /kampanye/cemar/industri/conocopipe_leaks   (730 words)

 PT Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Indonesia to Open Palembang Branch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Palembang is the sixth-largest city in the nation with a population of over 1 million.
It is also an important MOL operational center because of its location along the Musi River, which plays a central role of inland transport in southern Sumatra.
With the opening of the Palembang Branch, MOL Indonesia will be able to offer improved services, meet diversifying customer needs in that area, and strengthen its sales force to pioneer new markets.
www.mol.co.jp /pr-e/2005/e-pr-2523.html   (155 words)

 Bekas Keraton Palembang Telantar - Rabu, 22 Mei 2002
Padahal, kedua bangunan peninggalan abad ke-17 dan ke-18 yang berdampingan di tepian Sungai Musi itu merupakan salah satu warisan yang paling berharga dari Kesultanan Palembang Darussalam.
Meski disebut museum, tetapi tampaknya masih banyak yang harus dikerjakan Pemerintah Kota Palembang untuk membuat bangunan itu memenuhi syarat sebagai sebuah museum.
Meski begitu, ia menyangkal peninggalan Kesultanan Palembang ini ditelantarkan.
www.kompas.com /kompas-cetak/0205/22/daerah/beka26.htm   (401 words)

 ASN Aircraft accident description Boeing 737-36N 9V-TRF - Palembang   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The flight received clearance to climb to FL 350 and to head directly to Palembang.
The air traffic controller instructed MI 185 to standby, to continue flying directly to Palembang and to report when reaching FL350.
At 16:10 the controller informed MI 185 that it was abeam Palembang.
aviation-safety.net /database/record.php?id=19971219-0   (624 words)

 Palembang travel guide
Palembang is located in the south of Sumatra.
The city is set on the banks of the Musi river, the longest river in South Sumatra.
On the banks of Musi river there is a Municipal museum : Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II museum, administered by the Municipality of Palembang.
www.world66.com /asia/southeastasia/indonesia/sumatra/palembang   (107 words)

 WALHI - WALHI Sumsel, ­ LBH Palembang, ­Dewan Nasional WALHI tentang Banjir di Palembang
Seperti yang terjadi di kawasan depan Palembang Trade Center yang banjirnya mencapai 1 meter di dalam rumah bahkan beberapa penduduk yang tinggal di kawasan Rajawali dan 9 Ilir sampai tadi malam masih ada yang mengungsi ke mesjid-mesjid dan rumah-rumah saudara.
Bahkan tak tanggung-tanggung Pemerintah Kota Palembang Edy Santana secara tegas mengeluarkan pernyataan bahwa banjir ini adalah bencana alam murni akibat curah hujan yang lebih dari biasanya, tidak ada kaitan sama sekali dengan pembangunan ruko dan penimbunan, lebih-lebih kerusakan hutan.
Menolak pernyataan Pemerintah Kota Palembang yang menyatakan banjir disebabkan oleh bencana alam murni dan tidak ada kaitannya dengan pembangunan Kota Palembang.
www.walhi.or.id /kampanye/bencana/banjirlongsor/ban_palembang_021203   (730 words)

 About Palembang
       Palembang is still the gateway to the province, and together with Tanjung Pinang on the island of Bangka
Air-Conditioned buses to Palembang are available from points north and west of
       Sultan of Palembang in the middle of the 17th century.
www.fortunecity.com /tinpan/dopehead/829/musi.htm   (1463 words)

 Palembang, Indonesia > accorhotels-asia.com
Palembang is a busy port on the Musi River in western Indonesia and capital of South Sumatra Province.
It is a major trade center for the surrounding oil and rubber producing areas but the region's historical background is rich and colourful - so of interest to business and leisure travellers alike.
The city has direct connections to Medan, Batam, Padang and Jakarta as well as Singapore.
www.accorhotels-asia.com /Palembang   (118 words)

 ukirsari Palembang Travel Page - VirtualTourist.com
Waiting my departure time while whispering the theme song of 'Band of Brothers' (directed by Tom Hanks and the main role is Damian Lewis)....
Palembang oh Palembang, city of Amanat Penderitaan Rakyat [Ampera] bridge, city of water --since so many water activities happened there; fishing, boating, staying-- and our shelter, stopping by from Jakarta to Lake Ranau [at Ogan Komering Ulu or OKU Province] and vice-versa.
And we do hate to say "Goodbye Palembang!" whenever our plane take-off and touch the evening sky of this City by the River Musi.
members.virtualtourist.com /m/2da47/127b5f   (473 words)

 Amazon.com: palembang: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Masjid Agung Palembang: Sejarah dan masa depannya by Djohan Hanafiah (Unknown Binding - 1988)
Kuto Besak: Upaya kesultanan Palembang menegakkan kemerdekaan by Djohan Hanafiah (Unknown Binding - 1989)
be- tween the east coast of the Thai peninsula and Palembang, Sumatra.
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&tag=540-20&rh=i:books,k:palembang&page=1   (649 words)

 Palembang TAXI
Senin lalu (22/1), saya ingin menemui Aziz, teman seangkatan saya ketika dulu satu SMA di Palembang.
Und klar: Angie hat wieder mal Palembang bestellt, ein Fisch nach Sumatrenesischer Art und Weise.
The description in my Lonley Planet for Palembang, south Sumatra, says it's renown for cement production, oil refining and fertiliser production.
www.infotaxi.org /city-2150.htm   (123 words)

 Novotel Palembang Hotel, Palembang Indonesia
Conveniently located in the heart of Palembang’s new town centre, Novotel Palembang Hotel and Residence offers the perfect mix that caters to both business executives and leisure guests.
Equipped with advanced business and leisure facilities, as well as top-class dining and entertainment outlets, Novotel Palembang Hotel and Residence will be your perfect choice whether it is for business or for a get-away holiday.
Only 20 minutes from the airport, it is located in the center of the business and government districts, next to the largest and newest mall in the city, Palembang Square.
www.marimari.com /hotel/indonesia/palembang/novotel/index.html   (184 words)

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