Pangkal Pinang

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Pangkal Pinang
City of Pangkal Pinang
Kota Pangkalpinang
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawiڤڠكل ڤينڠ‎
 • Chinese邦加檳港 (檳港)
City street with cars, motorbikes and a billboard
Street view
Official seal of Pangkal Pinang
Seal
Motto(s): 
Pangkal Kemenangan (Malay); "Base of Victory"
Location within Bangka Belitung Islands
Location within Bangka Belitung Islands
Pangkal Pinang is located in Sumatra
Pangkal Pinang
Pangkal Pinang
Location in Sumatra and Indonesia
Pangkal Pinang is located in Indonesia
Pangkal Pinang
Pangkal Pinang
Pangkal Pinang (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 2°8′S 106°7′E / 2.133°S 106.117°E / -2.133; 106.117Coordinates: 2°8′S 106°7′E / 2.133°S 106.117°E / -2.133; 106.117
Country Indonesia
ProvinceBangka Belitung Islands
Founded17 September 1757
Government
 • MayorMaulana Aklil leader_title1 = Vice Mayority
Area
 • Total118.41 km2 (45.72 sq mi)
Elevation
0−13 m (−43 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total327,167
 • Density2,800/km2 (7,200/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnic groupsMalay
Javanese
Batak,
Chinese
Batak, Bugis[1]
 • ReligionIslam 82.31%
Buddhism 6.18%
Confucianism 4.56%
Christian 3.41%
Catholic 3.21%
Hinduism 0.04%
Others 0.27%[2]
 • LanguagesIndonesian (official)
Chinese
Malay
English (regional)
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)
 • Summer (DST)Not observed
Area code(+62) 717
Vehicle registrationBN
Websitepangkalpinangkota.go.id

Pangkal Pinang is the capital and largest city of Bangka Belitung Islands province in Indonesia. It is located on Bangka Island's east coast.

References[change | change source]

  1. Aris Ananta; Evi Nurvidya Arifin; M. Sairi Hasbullah; Nur Budi Handayani; dan Agus Pramono (2015). Demography of Indonesia's Ethnicity. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies dan BPS – Statistics Indonesia.
  2. Data Sensus Penduduk 2010 - Badan Pusat Statistik Republik Indonesia <http://sp2010.bps.go.id/index.php/site/tabel?tid=321&wid=8100000000>