Tanjung Balai Karimun

Tanjung Balai Karimun (Jawi: تنجوڠ بالاي-كريماون‎, simplified Chinese: 丹戎巴來卡里汶; traditional Chinese: 丹戎巴萊卡里汶) often abbreviated Tg. Balai, is the main town at the southern end of the Great Karimun Island (Pulau Karimunbesar), part of the Karimun Regency within the Riau Islands Province of Indonesia. It is often called Tanjung Balai Karimun to distinguish it from Tanjungbalai (city), situated in the Asahan Regency.

Tanjung Balai Karimun
Town
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawiتنجوڠ بالاي-كريماون
 • Chinese丹戎巴來卡里汶
Tanjung Balai Karimun is located in Sumatra
Tanjung Balai Karimun
Tanjung Balai Karimun
Location in Sumatra and Indonesia
Tanjung Balai Karimun is located in Indonesia
Tanjung Balai Karimun
Tanjung Balai Karimun
Tanjung Balai Karimun (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 01°00′00″N 103°25′18″E / 1.00000°N 103.42167°E / 1.00000; 103.42167
Country Indonesia
ProvinceRiau Islands
RegencyKarimun Regency
Area
 • Total17.73 km2 (6.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)
 • Total48,953
 • Density2,800/km2 (7,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)
Area code(+62) 777

TransportEdit

It has a port by the same name that has services to Sumatran port/city of Dumai, crossing the Strait of Malacca as well as to Singapore crossing the Straits of Singapore.

The city is served by Sei Bati Airport, which has regular flights to and from Pekanbaru three times weekly.

ClimateEdit

Tanjung Balai Karimun has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with heavy rainfall year-round.

Climate data for Tanjung Balai Karimun
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.3
(86.5)
30.9
(87.6)
31.2
(88.2)
31.3
(88.3)
31.3
(88.3)
31.2
(88.2)
31.0
(87.8)
30.9
(87.6)
30.9
(87.6)
31.0
(87.8)
30.6
(87.1)
30.3
(86.5)
30.9
(87.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.0
(78.8)
26.4
(79.5)
26.6
(79.9)
26.9
(80.4)
26.9
(80.4)
26.9
(80.4)
26.6
(79.9)
26.5
(79.7)
26.5
(79.7)
26.6
(79.9)
26.3
(79.3)
26.1
(79.0)
26.5
(79.7)
Average low °C (°F) 21.7
(71.1)
21.9
(71.4)
22.1
(71.8)
22.5
(72.5)
22.6
(72.7)
22.6
(72.7)
22.3
(72.1)
22.2
(72.0)
22.2
(72.0)
22.2
(72.0)
22.1
(71.8)
21.9
(71.4)
22.2
(72.0)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 176
(6.9)
121
(4.8)
158
(6.2)
211
(8.3)
189
(7.4)
163
(6.4)
156
(6.1)
178
(7.0)
195
(7.7)
231
(9.1)
251
(9.9)
214
(8.4)
2,243
(88.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Climate: Tanjung Balai Karimun". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 12 November 2020.