West Kalimantan is one of Indonesia Province, which has cope building
in reach the aspiration for the shake of prosperity of it public.
This region unfold northerly straight to south along the length
of more than 600 km and about 850 km from west easterly, broadly
regional 146807 km (7,53 percentage of Indonesia wide or 1,13 wide
Java island) and become the fourth widest Province after Irian,
East Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan.
West Kalimantan area is as one of area,
which common called as "A Thousand Rivers" province. This
nickname is suitable with its geographical condition, which has
hundreds great and small rivers and is often navigated. Some great
rivers till now, is still be a main line for hinterland transportation,
although land road infrastructure have been able to reach most of
district, although partly small of West Kalimanta regions are water
territory went out to sea, however West Kalimanatan has tens of
big and small island (partly not dweller), which spread over along
the length of Karimata Strait and Natuna Sea that is abutting on
Riau Province region, Sumatera.
West Kalimantan Resident embraces various
religions, like Islam, Catholic, Protestant, Buddha, Hindu and believe
follower to the one supreme God. Most of West Kalimantan resident
works in agricultural sector, plantation, fishery and commerce.
West Kalimantan Province is formed based
on the constitution Number 25 in 1956 determined that West Kalimantan
region as autonomous area province with its capital in Pontianak
and because the constitution applied since 1 Januaries 1957, hence
the West Kalimantan Province anniversary is commemorated on that