Tanjung Pandan

Tanjungpandan (official writing style) (Chinese: 丹绒香兰; pinyin: Dān róng xiāng lán, Jawi: تنجوڠ ڤندن ), is the largest town on the island Belitung in the Indonesian province of Bangka-Belitung, Indonesia. Tanjungpandan is the capital of the Belitung Regency comprising one of the five districts (kecamatan).

Tanjung Pandan
Town
Other transcription(s)
 • Chinese丹绒香兰
 • Jawiتنجوڠ ڤندن
Downtown Tanjung Pandan
Downtown Tanjung Pandan
Motto(s): 
Tanjung Pandan Kota Bertuah
Tanjung Pandan is located in Indonesia
Tanjung Pandan
Tanjung Pandan
Tanjung Pandan is located in Sumatra
Tanjung Pandan
Tanjung Pandan
Coordinates: 2°45′S 107°45′E / 2.750°S 107.750°E / -2.750; 107.750Coordinates: 2°45′S 107°45′E / 2.750°S 107.750°E / -2.750; 107.750
Country Indonesia
ProvinceBangka–Belitung Islands
RegencyBelitung
Founded1 July 1838
Government
Population
 (2010)
 • Total86,031
Time zoneUTC+7 (WIB)
Kode Pos
  • 33451
  • 33411

DemographicsEdit

The majority of the people in Tanjungpandan are Hakka Chinese and Malay. The religions of the Malays are Muslem and the Chinese are Buddhist, Catholic and Protestant.

TransportationEdit

It has H.A.S. Hanandjoeddin International Airport which serves links to Jakarta, Pangkalpinang and Palembang (via Pangkalpinang).

As of June 2011, the port has 6 shipping terminals:

  • International Terminal
  • Dry Bulk Terminal
  • Liquid Bulk Terminal
  • Roll-on Roll-off Ship Terminal, including Cargo Ship
  • Domestic Terminal
  • Container Terminal

HotelEdit

  • Grand Hatika Hotel
  • Grand orion Hotel
  • Meigah Hotel
  • Arnava Hotel Belitung
  • Demuon Hotel
  • Maxone Hotel

Tourist attractionEdit

  • Tanjung Pendam Beach
  • Rumah adat Belitung
  • Satam roundabout
  • Kampong Belitong timpo duluk

External linksEdit