|Governor||Drs. A motto (from the Italian word motto, meaning witticism sentence is a phrase meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group Sanskrit (sa संस्कृता वाक् saṃskṛtā vāk, for short sa संस्कृतम् saṃskṛtam) is a historical ||-||-||}The Province ( Indonesian: provinsi or propinsi) is the highest tier of local government subnational entity in Indonesia. Pontianak is the capital of the Indonesia province of West Kalimantan. A governor is a governing official usually the executive (at least nominally to different degrees also politically and administratively of a non-sovereign level of government Cornelis M. H|
|Area||146,807 km² (56,682 sq mi)|
|Density||27. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 7 /km² (72 /sq mi)|
|Ethnic groups||Dayak (35%) Sambas (12%), Chinese (9%), Javanese (9%), Kendayan (8%), Malay (8%)|
|Religion||Islam (57. Sambas was a traditional state in Indonesia in modern Borneo. Chinese Indonesians ( Hakka: Thong ngin Min: Teng lang Indonesian: Tionghoa Indonesia, or (derisively Cina totok) are ethnically The Kendayan (also known as Kendayan Dayak or Kanayatn) are an ethnic group native to Kalimantan, Indonesia. Malays (Melayu are an Ethnic group of Austronesian peoples predominantly inhabiting the Malay Peninsula, the east coast of Sumatra, the coast A religion is a set of Tenets and practices often centered upon specific Supernatural and moral claims about Reality, the Cosmos For other meanings including people named 'Islam' see Islam (disambiguation. 6%), Catholic (24. Catholic is an Adjective derived from the Greek adjective '' / 'katholikos' meaning "whole" or "complete". 1%), Protestant (10%), Buddhism (6. Protestantism refers to the forms of Christian faith and practice that originated in the 16th century Protestant Reformation. Buddhism is a family of beliefs and practices 4%), Hindu (0. A Hindu ( Devanagari: हिन्दू is an adherent of the philosophies and scriptures of Hinduism, a set of religious, Philosophical 2%),others (1. 7%)|
|Languages||Indonesian (official), Malay, Dayak, Chinese dialects of Hakka and Teochew|
|Time zone||WIB (UTC+7)|
West Kalimantan (Indonesian: Kalimantan Barat often abbreviated to Kalbar) is a province of Indonesia. A language is a dynamic set of visual auditory or tactile Symbols of Communication and the elements used to manipulate them Indonesian or Bahasa Indonesia, based on the Riau version of Malay language, was declared the official language with the declaration of The Malay language ( ISO 639-1 code MS is an Austronesian language spoken by the Malay people and people of other ethnic groups who reside in the Spoken Chinese ( comprises many regional variants the largest of which are Mandarin, Wu, Cantonese, and Min. The Hakkas ( Hakka language: Hak-kâ; Mandarin Chinese: Kèjiā) are a subgroup of the Han Chinese people who live predominantly In Indonesia, the keeping of standard time is divided into three Time zones Indonesian Western Standard Time ( Indonesian: Waktu Indonesia In Indonesia, the keeping of standard time is divided into three Time zones Indonesian Western Standard Time ( Indonesian: Waktu Indonesia UTC+7 is a Time zone used in Laos Thailand Cambodia Vietnam Indonesian or Bahasa Indonesia, based on the Riau version of Malay language, was declared the official language with the declaration of ||-||-||}The Province ( Indonesian: provinsi or propinsi) is the highest tier of local government subnational entity in Indonesia. The Republic of Indonesia ( (Republik Indonesia is a Country in Southeast Asia. It is one of four Indonesian provinces in Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo. In most languages in the world the term Kalimantan refers to the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo, while for Indonesians the name "Kalimantan" Borneo is the third largest island in the world and is located at the centre of Maritime Southeast Asia. Its capital city Pontianak is located right on the Equator line. Pontianak is the capital of the Indonesia province of West Kalimantan. The equator (sometimes referred to colloquially as "the Line") is the intersection of the Earth 's surface with the plane perpendicular to the
The province has an area of 146,807 km² with the population of about 3. 74 million people (2000 census). 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population Major ethnic groups include the Dayak, Malay, Chinese, which make up about 90% of the total population. Malays (Melayu are an Ethnic group of Austronesian peoples predominantly inhabiting the Malay Peninsula, the east coast of Sumatra, the coast Han Chinese ( are an Ethnic group native to China and by most modern definitions the largest single Ethnic group in the world. The rest are Javanese, Bugis, Madurese, and other ethnicities. The Bugis are the most numerous of the three major linguistic and ethnic groups of South Sulawesi, the southwestern province of Sulawesi, Indonesia's third largest Madura is an Indonesian island off the northeastern coast of Java.
The borders of West Kalimantan roughly trace the mountain ranges surrounding the watershed of the Kapuas River, which drains most of the province. The Kapuas River ( Sungai Kapuas) is located in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. West Kalimantan is subdivided into two urban cities (kota) and ten rural regencies (kabupaten). The cities are Pontianak and Singkawang; the regencies are Sambas, Bengkayang, Pontianak, Ketapang, Landak, Sanggau, Sekadau, Sintang, Melawi and Kapuas Hulu. Pontianak is the capital of the Indonesia province of West Kalimantan. Singkawang is a city in the Indonesian province of West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Sambas was a traditional state in Indonesia in modern Borneo. Bengkayang is a regency (" kabupaten " in West Kalimantan province Indonesia (on the island of Borneo) Pontianak is the capital of the Indonesia province of West Kalimantan. Ketapang is the capital city of Ketapang regency (Kabupaten Ketapang Kapuas Hulu (Upper Kapuas River is a regency ( Kabupaten) of West Kalimantan, Indonesia. About 29 percent of the population lives in the Pontianak area.
The history of West Kalimantan can be dated back to 17th century. Dayaks was the main inhabitants of the province before 17th century. The Malay migrated to West Kalimantan and built their own sultanates. The facts that there are many chinese population in this province was there used to be a republic built by chinese miners called Lanfang Republic after defeated the local Malay sultans. The Lanfang Republic (modern name in Traditional Chinese: zh-Hant 蘭芳共和國 Hanyu Pinyin: Lánfāng Gònghéguó was a Hakka State in The government of Lanfang Republic was ended in West Kalimantan after the Dutch occupation in 1884.
West Kalimantan was under Japanese occupation from 1942 to 1945, when Indonesia declared its Independence.
West Kalimantan was the site of substantial fighting during the Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation under the Sukarno government in the mid-1960s. Sukarno ( June 6, 1901 – June 21, 1970) was the first President of Indonesia. After Suharto deposed Sukarno in 1965, the confrontation was quickly resolved. Suharto, also spelled Soeharto (June 8 1921 &ndash January 27 2008 was an Indonesian military leader and the second President of Indonesia, holding Sukarno ( June 6, 1901 – June 21, 1970) was the first President of Indonesia. Domestic conflict continued, however, for another ten years between the new military Suharto government and fighters organized during the confrontation and backed by the banned Indonesian Communist Party (PKI).