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North Kalimantan becomes 34th province

  • Margareth S. Aritonang

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, October 27 2012 | 10:38 am

PREMIUM The House of Representatives (DPR) and the government have officially endorsed the establishment of North Kalimantan as the nation’s 34th province.

The province will have Tanjung Selor as its capital and be comprised of several regencies carved out of East Kalimantan, including Bulungan, Nunukan, Malinau and Tana Tidung, as well as Tarakan municipality.

“These areas are rich in ...