Sekatung Island – Riau Islands


Pulau Sekatung

Sekatung Island is the outermost islands and it located in the north part of the province of Riau Islands, precisely located in the South China Sea and bordered by the country of Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia. Sekatung Island is a territory of the Natuna regency, Riau Islands province.

Sekatung island is covering about 1.65 square kilometers. From Sekatung island, we get closer to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) than to Jakarta which is about more than 1,000 kilometers. The residents are consist of five group families which was populated since 2007, 2 security of navigation personnels division and 1 Company Task Force Marines. The island is also part of the 12 small islands, which are administratively entered into the District of Sea Island, Natuna regency, Riau Islands Province.

Surrounded by the sea which is clean and clear, Sekatung island is very beautiful destination to be visited. The air is fresh and pollution free. Sekatung island is also surrounded by wide coral reefs and the distance between the mainland border with coral lips in the southeastern part of the island is up to 2 km.

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