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…

Sebetul Island

Sebetul Island Sebetul island is the outer islands of Indonesia, which located in the Natuna sea or part of the South China Sea. It borders with the country of Vietnam and it administratively located in the territory of the Natuna regency, Riau Islands province. Sebetul island is kind a rocky island with steep rugged coast and overgrown bushes. It is located in Air Payang village, Pulau Laut District, Natuna regency, Riau Islands Province. Sebetul island can be reached by fishermen boat who frequently fishing on the island. The island is…

Rempang Island – Riau Archipelago

Rempang Island Rempang island, with an area of ??approximately 165 km ², 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…

Riau Archipelago, The Home Of Diversity

Riau Archipelago Riau islands is an archipelago that becomes part of Riau Islands Province, together with Tudjuh archipelago and Lingga islands. This Riau archipelago has bordered with Vietnam and Kamboja in North, Malaysia and West Kalimantan province in east, Bangka Belitung province and Jambi in south, Singapore, Malaysia and Riau Province in West. The language of the Riau Islands is known as Riau Malay. The Riau Islands are considered the birthplace of the modern Malay language, though it was the classical Malaccan Malay of the Johor court rather than Riau…

Karimun Islands, Riau

Kepulauan Karimun Kepulauan Karimun or Karimun islands is located in Karimun regency, Riau islands. Karimun regency is consists of 198 islands with 67 of them are inhabited. Tanjung Balai is the capital and the main town of Karimun Islands, and also becomes the busiest town in Riau Islands. Perhaps this is due to the fact that it is somewhat of a cross-road between Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. You can walk around and explore this town on your own or you can take the local transportation like bus, which is very…

Heaven Is In The Path of White Sand on Bintan Island

Bintan Island Bintan island is a part of Riau archipelago and this is also part of Riau province with the capital city of Tanjung Pinang. Bintan, is the largest among the 3,200 islands of Riau Archipelago Dated back to the history, Bintan’s history is traced to the early 3rd century. The island flourished as a trading post on the route between China and India, and over the centuries it came under the control of the Chinese, the British, and then the Dutch when it was declared part of the Dutch…

Riau Archipelago

Riau Islands Riau Islands is one of Indonesian Provinces, the young province that was born based on Constitution No.25 of 2002 and become the 32nd province in Indonesia, which include The City of Tanjungpinang, Batam City, Bintan Regency, Karimun Regency, Natuna Regency, Anambas Regency Island, and Lingga Regency. The economic commodities of Riau Islands are coming from their potential mineral and energy resources like oil and natural gas, tin, bauxite, and iron sand, also granite, sand, and quartz. As an archipelago province, Riau Islands composed of 96% Sea and that…