West Nusa Tenggara

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West Nusa Tenggara

Nusa Tenggara Barat
Gunung Rinjani banner.jpg
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia.jpgMalibu Beach, Lombok (2).jpg
Bride procession Lombok Indonesia.JPGGendang Beleq Lombok.jpg
Palau Banta Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia.jpgSunsets at Sumbawa.jpg
From top, left to right : Mount Rinjani, Malibu Beach, Gendang Beleq Lombok, Sunsets at Sumbawa, Pulau Banta, Bride procession in Lombok, Gili Trawangan
Flag of West Nusa Tenggara
Flag
Official seal of West Nusa Tenggara
Seal
Motto(s): 
NTB Gemilang, Ikhtiar Tanpa Henti ("Glorious NTB, Unending Effort")
Location of West Nusa Tenggara in Indonesia
Location of West Nusa Tenggara in Indonesia
Coordinates: 8°35′S 116°7′E / 8.583°S 116.117°E / -8.583; 116.117Coordinates: 8°35′S 116°7′E / 8.583°S 116.117°E / -8.583; 116.117
Country Indonesia
EstablishedDecember 17, 1958
CapitalLambang Kota Mataram.png Mataram
Government
 • BodyWest Nusa Tenggara Regional Government
 • GovernorM. Zainul Majdi (PD)
 • Vice GovernorMuhammad Amin
Area
 • Total19,708.79 km2 (7,609.61 sq mi)
Area rank25th
Highest elevation
3,726 m (12,224 ft)
Population
(2014 Estimate)[1]
 • Total4,702,389
 • Rank13th
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnic groupsSasak (68%), Bimese (14%), Sumbawa (8%), Balinese (3%), Dompuan (3%), Javanese (2%)[2]
 • ReligionIslam (96%), Hindu (3%), Buddhist (1%) [1]
 • LanguagesIndonesian (official)
Time zoneUTC+8 (Indonesia Central Time)
Postcodes
80xxx, 81xxx, 82xxx
Area codes(62)3xx
ISO 3166 codeID-NB
Vehicle signDR (Lombok), EA (Sumbawa)
HDISteady 0.643 (medium)
HDI rank29th (2014)
Largest city by areaBima - 222.25 square kilometres (85.81 sq mi)
Largest city by populationMataram - (402,296 - 2010)
Largest regency by areaSumbawa Regency - 6,643.98 square kilometres (2,565.26 sq mi)
Largest regency by populationEast Lombok Regency - (1,105,671 - 2010)
WebsiteGovernment official site

West Nusa Tenggara (Indonesian: Nusa Tenggara Barat – NTB) is a province of Indonesia. It is the west part of the Lesser Sunda Islands except Bali. Bali is its own province. Mataram, on Lombok, is the capital and largest city of the province. In the 2010 census the population was 4,496,855. [3] The area of the province is 19,708.79 km2. The two largest islands in the province are Lombok in the west and Sumbawa in the east.

References[change | change source]

  1. Estimasi Penduduk Mennurat Jenis Kelamin dan Provinsi di Indonesia Tahun 2014.
  2. Indonesia's Population: Ethnicity and Religion in a Changing Political Landscape. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. 2003.
  3. Estimasi Penduduk Mennurat Jenis Kelamin dan Provinsi di Indonesia Tahun 2014.

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