Balikpapan is less clear when the name originated and what the meaning of the name. Judging from the composition he can put into words the origin Melayu language. According to the book by F. Valenijn in the year 1724, referring to a region upstream on a river in a bay about three miles from shore, the village was named BILIPAPAN. Apart from speech or hearing problems, it is clear that the name is associated with a rural community in the bay which is now known as the Bay of Balikpapan.
The composition is very heterogeneous population of Balikpapan City covering almost the entire tribe that exists in Indonesia, both of Sulawesi, Nusa Tenggara, Maluku, Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan alone. Balikpapan own native population was nearly extinct Sand Turn and spread across the region Balikpapan District. Generally speaking population Balikpapan Indonesia and few who use the local language.
For the Year 2009, many residents of the city of Balikpapan 621 862 inhabitants, increased by 20 470 from the year 2008 the total population of 601 392 inhabitants. Of the 5 (five) District in the city of Balikpapan, which has the highest population of South Balikpapan District, amounting to 218 520 inhabitants, while the Eastern District of Balikpapan had a total population of at least, there were 61 691 inhabitants.
Rupiah currency is known as (RP).
Credit cards are accepted in most hotels as well as shopping malls.
A 21% surcharge including government tax & service is applicable in all hotel area
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