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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.
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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.

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Balikpapan

a city in Indonesia, on the SE coast of Borneo. Pop.: 409 023 (2000)
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