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Pekanbaru is the capital of Riau, a province in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra. It has an area of 446.5 km² and population about 700,000. Map of Indonesia showing Riau province Riau is a province of Indonesia, located in the center of Sumatra island along the Strait of Malacca. ... Sumatra (also spelled Sumatera) is the sixth largest island of the world (approximately 470,000 km²) and is the largest island entirely in Indonesia (two larger islands, Borneo and New Guinea, are partially in Indonesia). ...


Pekanbaru is located in the central part of Riau. The Siak River runs through the city, from Rumbai in the north. Siak is the deepest river in Indonesia[citation needed]. The city, whose name means 'new market' in old Indonesian, is at the furthest navigable port on the river.


The city is divided into 9 subdistricts (kecamatan). A subdistrict (kecamatan) is a subdivision of a regency (kabupaten) or city (kota) in Indonesia. ...


The Sultan Syarif Qasim II International Airport serves flights to and from Pekanbaru with direct flights to Batam, Jakarta, Malaysia (Malacca and Kuala Lumpur), Singapore and other destinations in Indonesia. Sultan Syarif Qasim II International Airport (IATA: PKU, ICAO: WIBB) is an international airport located in Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia. ...


Oil was discovered nearby in 1939 and has been the driving force behind the economic development of Pekanbaru. International oil companies, such as Chevron and Caltex, are located throughout Riau province, as are domestic companies. The offices of Chevron Indonesia are located in the subdistrict of Rumbai. Located at nearby Kerinci is the world's largest cellulose (pulp) mill [citation needed]. Named Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper, it produces 1.2 million tons per year, and belongs to the APRIL Group. Perawang is another large pulp and paper mill in the Pekanbaru area, and it belongs to the APP Group. Natural olive oil Synthetic motor oil Oil, in a general sense, is a chemical compound that is not miscible with water, and is in a liquid state at ambient temperatures. ... Chevron may refer to: Chevron, a V-shaped pattern seen in military or police insigna, heraldry, flag design, and architectural frets Chevron, a series of bones on the underside of the tail of reptiles Chevron Corporation, a petrochemical company Chevron Cars, an advertising campaign of the Chevron Corporation including stylized... Mount Kerinci (also spelled Kerintji, among several other ways, and referred to as Gunung Kerinci, Gadang, Berapi Kurinci, Kerinchi, Korinci, or Peak of Indrapura as well) is the highest volcano in Indonesia, and the highest peak in Sumatra. ...


Pekanbaru is one of the cleanest big cities in Indonesia [1] and in 2006 received the "Adipura" award ('clean city') in the category of large city. In second place was Denpasar, Bali, and in third, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan. Pekanbaru is also notable for its wide streets. Pekanbaru regularly suffers, however, from smog due to forest fires, particularly in the dry season. Gajah Mada Str. ... This is the current Indonesian Collaboration of the week. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Map of Indonesia showing East Kalimantan province Kalimantan Timur, or East Kalimantan, is one of the provinces of Indonesia. ...


Some tourism objects in Pekanbaru are Great Mosque of An-Nur, Alam Mayang Fishing Garden, Sang Nila Utama Museum, Riau Cultural Park, Princess Kaca Mayang Garden, Sari Valley Artificial Lake. Pekanbaru will be set out as a center of malay culture in the world overwhere world malay culture festival was held in 2004.


References

  1. ^ (Indonesian) Presiden Berikan Penghargaan Kalpataru dan Piala Adipura


Subdistricts of Pekanbaru
Bukit Raya | Lima Puluh | Marpoyan Damai | Pekanbaru Kota | Sail | Senapelan | Sukajadi | Rumbai | Tampan


A subdistrict (kecamatan) is a subdivision of a regency (kabupaten) or city (kota) in Indonesia. ...

Regencies and cities of Riau Coat of arms of Riau
Regencies: Bengkalis | Indragiri Hilir | Indragiri Hulu | Kampar | Kuantan Singingi | Pelalawan | Rokan Hulu | Rokan Hilir | Siak
Cities: Dumai | Pekanbaru

Coordinates: 0°32′N 101°27′E Map of Indonesia showing Riau province Riau is a province of Indonesia, located in the center of Sumatra island along the Strait of Malacca. ... Image File history File links Riau_symbol. ... Bengkalis Island is an Indonesian island in Strait of Malacca in the Riau Islands province. ... Indragiri Hilir is a regency (kabupaten) of Riau, Indonesia. ... Indragiri Hulu is a regency (kabupaten) of Riau, Indonesia. ... Kampar is a regency (kabupaten) of Riau, Indonesia. ... Kuantan Singingi is a regency (kabupaten) of Riau, Indonesia. ... Pelalawan is a regency (kabupaten) of Riau, Indonesia. ... Rokan Hulu is a regency (kabupaten) of Riau, Indonesia. ... Rokan Hilir is a regency (kabupaten) of Riau, Indonesia. ... Siak is a regency (kabupaten) of Riau, Indonesia. ... Dumai is a city in the province Riau on the island Sumatra, Indonesia. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Pekanbaru - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (127 words)
Pekanbaru is the capital of Riau province, Indonesia.
Sultan Syarif Qasyim II is the airport that serves flights from and to Pekanbaru.
Pekanbaru, which means New Market, is a city that is the furthest navigable port on the Siak River.
Riau - Pekanbaru (468 words)
Pekanbaru is the capital of the province of Riau.
Downtown Pekanbaru is at the south bank of the river.
South of the city centre, not far from the airport, is Pekanbaru's museum, housing historical remains from the region.
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