Rempang Island – Riau Archipelago

Rempang Island Rempang island, with an area of ??approximately 165 km ¬≤, is an island in the municipality of Batam, Riau Islands province which is the second major series of islands that connected by six bridges of Barelang. The island is located approximately 3 km to the southeast of Batam island and it connected by 5th Barelang bridge with Galang Island in the south. At this time, the island Rempang has been developed for agriculture and fisheries for Sembulang region, as well as having some nice beaches. Together with the…

Galang Island, The Land Of The Vietnamese Refugees

Galang Island Galang or Pulau Galang, is an island of 80 km2 located 25 m (40 km) southeast of Batam, it belongs to a group of three islands called Barelang (an abbreviation of Batam-Rempang-Galang). This island is also part of the Riau Archipelago, Indonesia, and Galang is located just south of Batam and Rempang which themselves are just south of Singapore and Johor. The nearest city to Galang is Tanjung Pinang on Bintan, about a 30-minute boat ride away. The island is connected by the Barelang Bridge to Rempang and…