Place:Kalimantan Timur, Indonesia

NameKalimantan Timur
Alt namesEast Kalimantan
East Borneosource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VI, 694
Kalimantan Timursource: Wikipedia
Kaltimsource: Wikipedia
Coordinates1.5°N 116.5°E
Located inIndonesia     (1949 - )
Also located inBorneo    
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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East Kalimantan (Indonesian: ), is a province of Indonesia. Its territory comprises the eastern portion of Borneo. It has a population of about 3.5 million,[1] and its capital is Samarinda.

East Kalimantan has a total area of and is the second least densely populated province in Kalimantan. The majority of the region shares a maritime border to the east with West Sulawesi and North Sulawesi; its coastline faces the Makassar Strait and the Celebes Sea. Its former northernmost region is now North Kalimantan; to its south, East Kalimantan borders the South Kalimantan province. The province bordered Sabah before the split, but still borders Sarawak.

East Kalimantan is now divided into six regencies and three cities. Awang Faroek Ishak is its governor and Farid Wadjdy as its vice governor.

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