Tanjung Pinang

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Tanjung Pinang
City of Tanjung Pinang
Kota Tanjungpinang
Regional transcription(s)
 • Jawiتنجوڠ ڤينڠ
Bundaran Dompak crop.jpg
Governors House.jpg
Pulau Penyengat 2.jpg
Raja Haji Fisabilillah Monument.jpg
From top, left to right: City view from Dompak Island, house of governor of the Riau Islands, tombs of Riau kings, Raja Haji Fisabilillah Monument, and Sultan Sulaiman Badrul Alamsyah Museum
Official seal of Tanjung Pinang
Jujur Bertutur Bijak Bertindak
Location within Riau Islands
Location within Riau Islands
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Coordinates: 0°55′08″N 104°27′19″E / 0.918773°N 104.455415°E / 0.918773; 104.455415Coordinates: 0°55′08″N 104°27′19″E / 0.918773°N 104.455415°E / 0.918773; 104.455415
Country Indonesia
ProvinceTemplate:Country data Riau Islands
Founded6 January 1784[1]
Incorporated21 June 2001[2]
 • MayorSyahrul
 • Vice MayorRahma
 • Total812.7 km2 (313.8 sq mi)
 • Land144.6 km2 (55.8 sq mi)
18 m (59 ft)
 • Total204,735
 • Density1,416/km2 (3,670/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)
Area code(+62) 771

Tanjung Pinang is the capital city of the Indonesian province of the Riau Islands. It covers a land area of 144.56 km2.[3] With an estimated population of 209,280 as of 2018, it is the second largest city of the province, after Batam.[4] Tanjung Pinang is a historic city of the Malay culture, serving as the capital of Johor Sultanate and Riau-Lingga Sultanate.

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