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Provinces of Indonesia

The province (provinsi or propinsi) is the highest tier of local government subnational entity in Indonesia. Each province has its own local government (Pemerintah Daerah Provinsi), headed by the governor (gubernur); and has its own legislative body (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Daerah). The Governor and member of representatives are elected by popular vote for 5 years term.

South Kalimantan
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This page is a short summary containing more general information about the province of South Kalimantan. Extensive information on South Kalimantan can be found in the directories 'Kalimantan' and 'South Kalimantan' on this website.

Location map of South Kalimantan.

South Kalimantan (Kalimantan Selatan often abbreviated to Kalsel) is a province of Indonesia. It is one of four Indonesian provinces in Kalimantan - the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo. The provincial capital is Banjarmasin.

The province has a population of 2.97 million (2000 census).


There are 11 regencies in South Kalimantan as listed below with their capitals:
  • Balangan (Paringin)
  • Banjar (Martapura)
  • Barito Kuala (Marabahan)
  • Hulu Sungai Selatan (Kandangan)
  • Hulu Sungai Tengah (Barabai)
  • Hulu Sungai Utara (Amuntai)
  • Kota Baru (Kotabaru)
  • Tabalong (Tanjung)
  • Tanah Bumbu (Batulicin)
  • Tanah Laut (Pleihari)
  • Tapin (Rantau)

Administrative cities: Banjarbaru

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Last revised on March 19, 2010
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