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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 as of the 2010 population 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.

Banjarbaru
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawiبنجربارو
Welcome Monument
Welcome Monument
Official seal of Banjarbaru
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"Kota bukit" = city of Hills
Location within South Kalimantan
Location within South Kalimantan
Banjarbaru is located in Kalimantan
Banjarbaru
Banjarbaru
Location in Kalimantan and Indonesia
Banjarbaru is located in Indonesia
Banjarbaru
Banjarbaru
Banjarbaru (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 3°28′S 114°45′E / 3.467°S 114.750°E / -3.467; 114.750Coordinates: 3°28′S 114°45′E / 3.467°S 114.750°E / -3.467; 114.750
Country Indonesia
Province South Kalimantan
Government
 • MayorNajmi Adhani
 • Vice MayorDarmawan Jaya Setiawan
Area
 • Total371 km2 (143 sq mi)
Elevation
23 m (75 ft)
Population
(2014)official estimate
 • Total215,440
 • Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (Indonesia Central Time)
Area code(+62) 511
Websitewww.banjarbarukota.go.id

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OrientationEdit

Banjarbaru City is located on the major road crossing South Kalimantan. The central road Jalan Jendral Achmad Yani, splits Banjarbaru into two parts. 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.

GeographyEdit

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

EconomyEdit

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]

AdministrationEdit

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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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