Balikpapan


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Balikpapan

(bä`lēkpä`pän), city (1990 pop. 344,405), E Borneo (Kalimantan), Indonesia, on an inlet of Makasar Strait. An important seaport and oil center with refineries, it is connected by pipeline with the oil fields of Samarinda. Timber is also exported.

Balikpapan

 

city and port in Indonesia; located in the eastern part of the island of Kalimantan, in the Macassar Strait. Population 92,000 (1961). Industries include the refining and export of oil.

Balikpapan

a city in Indonesia, on the SE coast of Borneo. Pop.: 409 023 (2000)
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Volvo Indonesia, a subsidiary of Volvo Car Corporation, has introduced a spare-parts distribution centre in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan.
This was attended by delegations of senior executive and academic staff from ten major tertiary institutions on Borneo, including UBD, Universitas Mulawarman of Samarinda East Kalimantan, Universitas Lambung Mangkurat of Banjarmasin South Kalimantan, Universitas Balikpapan of East Kalimantan, Universitas Tanjungpura of West Kalimantan, Universitas Palangka Raya of Central Kalimantan, Institut Dayakologi, Sekolah Tinggi Pastoral Keuskupan Agung of Pontianak West Kalimantan, Mata Enggan Institut (MEI) of Pontianak West Kalimantan, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS).
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pilgrims) Airports 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Jakarta 68,828 73,891 60,008 59,468 60,781 Surabaya 79,656 78,159 39,353 39,246 40,455 Ujung Pandang 39,826 28,774 13,550 13,678 15,758 Medan 24,137 16,077 8,078 8,014 8,278 Balikpapan 13,372 10,180 5,258 5,264 5,586 Solo 55,896 64,929 33,032 32,940 33,310 Iskandar Muda 9,385 7,709 3,635 3,595 4,133 Batam 20,494 19,638 9,782 9,775 10,028 Banjarmasin 13,316 9,676 4,736 4,789 5,184 Palembang -- 14,617 7,356 7,348 7,512 Padang -- 14,415 7,391 7,297 7,643 Total 324,910 338,065 192,179 191,414 198,668 Growth (%) 4 -43,2 -0,4 3,8 Source: Air transport directorate of the transport ministry Table--15 Number of foreign tourists by entrance gates, 2008-2012 * (000 tourists) Airports 2008 2009 2010 Polonia, Medan 130.
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