Balikpapan

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Balikpapan
City of Balikpapan
Kota Balikpapan
Central business district
Batakan Stadium
Balikpapan Regional People's Representative Council
E-Walk shopping mall
Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan Airport
Balikpapan Islamic Center
East Kalimantan Regional Police
Clockwise from top: Central business district, Balikpapan Regional People's Representative Council, Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan Airport, East Kalimantan Regional Police, Balikpapan Islamic Center, E-Walk shopping mall, and Batakan Stadium
Coat of arms of Balikpapan
Etymology: id: Balik (Behind) and Papan (Plank)
Nicknames: 
id: Balikpapan Kota Beriman (Balikpapan, City of Believers)
Motto(s): 
bjn: Gawi Manuntung Waja Sampai Kaputing (Hard Work until Finish)
Anthem: Hymne Balikpapan"
Location within East Kalimantan
Location within East Kalimantan
Interactive Map of Balikpapan
Coordinates: 1°16′36.5″S 116°49′39.8″E / 1.276806°S 116.827722°E / -1.276806; 116.827722Coordinates: 1°16′36.5″S 116°49′39.8″E / 1.276806°S 116.827722°E / -1.276806; 116.827722
Country Indonesia
RegionKalimantan
ProvinceCoat of arms of East Kalimantan.svg East Kalimantan
Established10 February 1897
Government
 • TypeCity
 • BodyCity of Balikpapan Government
 • MayorRahmad Mas'ud
 • Vice MayorVacant
Area
 • Total503.3 km2 (194.3 sq mi)
 • Water160.1 km2 (61.8 sq mi)
Elevation
52 m (171 ft)
Population
 (2020 Census)
 • Total688,318
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnic groups
 • Religion[1]Islam 89.50%
Protestanism 7.51%
Catholic 1.78%
Buddhism 0.95%
Hinduism 0.12%
Confucianism 0.01%
Others 0.01%
Time zoneUTC+8 (WITA)
Postal Code
List
  • 76111, 76112, 76113, 76114, 76115, 76116, 76117, 76118, 76119, 76121, 76122, 76123, 76124, 76125, 76126, 76127, 76128, 76129, 76131, 76132, 76133, 76134, 76136[2]
Area code(s)(+62) 542
Vehicle registrationKT
HDI (2019)Increase 0.801 (Very High)[3]
AirportSultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan International Airport
Websitebalikpapan.go.id

Balikpapan is a seaport city in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is on the east coast of the island of Borneo.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Banyaknya Pemeluk Agama Menurut Golongan Agama dan Kabupaten/Kota 2015 - Badan Pusat Statistik Provinsi Kalimantan Timur <https://kaltim.bps.go.id/statictable/2015/03/17/321/banyaknya-pemeluk-agama-menurut-golongan-agama-dan-kabupaten-kota-2015.html Archived 26 August 2019 at the Wayback Machine>
  2. Postal Code, Indonesia. "Kode Pos Kota Balikpapan - Kalimantan Timur". carikodepos.com (in Indonesian). Archived from the original on 14 October 2018. Retrieved 2018-10-14.
  3. "Indeks Pembangunan Manusia Kota Balikpapan, Badan Pusat Statistik, 2018". Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  4. Media, Kompas Cyber (2014-03-22). "Balikpapan Menuju Kota Metropolitan - Kompas.com". KOMPAS.com. Archived from the original on 26 November 2018. Retrieved 2018-11-26.