Palembang is still the gateway to the province, and together with Pangkal Pinang on Bangka Island and Tanjung Pandan on Belitung, provides the region with three major airports. All three cities have direct connections with Medan, Batam, Padang and Jakarta and the future will see the introduction of flights to Singapore. Air-conditioned buses from north and west points of Palembang are also regulary available, as well as the major cities in Java and Bali.
Geographically, Jambi is located between 0o 45' - 2o 45' Northern Latitude and between 101o 10' - 104o 55' East Longitude. This province is bordered by
North side: Riau province
South side: Bengkulu province
West Side: West Sumatra
East side: Berhala Strait
Jambi province area is 44,800 sq km width.
Jambi Province is divided among 5 regencies and 1 municipality.
Jambi Humidity is about 83%. The rainfall ranges about 1,940 - 2,941 mm per year. The temperature is range between 22.5o C and 33.6o C.
A migration flows to this province is supported by the existence of heavy plantation exertion and transmigration program. In 1994, the total population was 214,507 people, with an average density of 40.1 people per Km2. Compared to the average population growth amounted to 2.144% per year, this province is on the lower level with 1.21% per year during the 1990-1994 period.
Lake Kerinci lies at the foot of Mount Raja, in the district of Kerinci Lake and Keliling Danau District, Kerinci Regency, Jambi Province. In Jambi, Kerinci is the largest lake with an area of 4,200 hectares with a depth of 110 meters, while its height reaches 783 meters above sea level and the diameter along 70 Km. According to geologists, Kerinci Lake is part of the valley in Mount Kerinci. The valley is then formed as a small eruption caused by the volcano and a decrease in the Bukit Barisan…
Kerinci Seblat National Park Kerinci Seblat National Park is one of the largest national parks in Indonesia. Kerinci Seblat protects almost 14,000 sq kilometres of tropical rain forests in central western Sumatra running down the Barisan mountain range and its foothills and covering parts of four provinces. The terrains varies from lowland forests up to the peak of mighty Mt Kerinci at 3,805 m. This national park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra and one of the most important tiger reserves in the world.…