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Banjarbaru

Kota Banjarbaru
City
Official seal of Kota Banjarbaru
Seal
Nickname(s): "Kota bukit" = city of Hills
Kota Banjarbaru is located in Indonesia
Kota Banjarbaru
Kota Banjarbaru
Coordinates:
Country Indonesia
Province South Kalimantan
Government
 • Mayor Ruzaidin Noor (Newly Elected)
Area
 • Total 371 km2 (143 sq mi)
Elevation 23 m (75 ft)
Population (2014)official estimate
 • Total 215,440
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone WITA (UTC+8)
Website www.banjarbarukota.go.id
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Banjarbaru is a city in the province of South Kalimantan in Indonesia. It is located 35 kilometres (22 mi) southeast of Banjarmasin. The city had a population of 199,627 at the 2010 Census; and the latest official estimate is 215,440; the town of Martapura lies immediately to the north of Banjarbaru, and in effect constitutes an extension of the city.

Orientation

Banjarbaru City is located on the major road crossing South Kalimantan. The central road Jalan Jendral Achmad Yani, splits Banjarbaru in 2 sides. The city is bordered by Martapura (which lies immediately adjacent) to the north, Karang Intan to the east, Gambut and Aluh-Aluh to the west and Bati–Bati (Tanah Laut District) to the south.

Geography

Banjarbaru is located at the foot of the Meratus Mountains, with 80% of the city area elevated between 0 to 25 metres (82 ft) above sea level, but also includes areas up to 500 m (1,600 ft) high. Similarly slopes vary between 0 to 8% for most of the city's territory, with some areas sloping up to 15%.

Economy

The main economic activities in order of their contribution to the Regional Bruto Product are: Commerce, restaurant and hotel (21.7%), Services (16.3%), Building (16.3%), Processing industry (15.7%) and Mining: (8.7%), while Agriculture only contributes 4.9%.[1]

Administration

Banjarbaru has an area of 371.3 km2 (143.4 sq mi), divided into five districts (kecamatan): Banjarbaru Utara (North Banjarbaru), Banjarbaru Selatan (South Banjarbaru), Cempaka, Landasan Ulin and Liang Anggang; currently these districts each cover four administrative villages (kelurahan), as set out below with their 2010 Census populations:[2]

Landasan Ulin District:

  • Landasan Ulin Timur (14,178)
  • Guntung Payung (6,474)
  • Guntung Manggis (19,970)
  • Syamsuddin Noor (10,888)

Liang Anggang District:

  • Landasan Ulin Tengah (9,230)
  • Landasan Ulin Utara (13,303)
  • Landasan Ulin Barat (6,323)
  • Landasan Ulin Selatan (5,692)

Cempaka District:

  • Palam (3,101)
  • Bangkal (4,217)
  • Sungai Tiung (7,986)
  • Cempaka (13,015)

Banjarbaru Utara District:

  • Loktabat Utara (17,580)
  • Mentaos (9,431)
  • Komet (4,019)
  • Sungai Ulin (11,775)

Banjarbaru Selatan District:

  • Loktabat Selatan (8,360)
  • Kemuning (8,495)
  • Guntung Paikat (7,975)
  • Sungai Besar (17,615)

See also

References

  1. ^ Banjarbaru economic sectors 2005
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

External links

  • Official website
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