About West Kalimantan
West Kalimantan is a province in Indonesia which is located on the island of Kalimantan and has Pontianak capital. The total area of West Kalimantan Province is 146,807 km² (7.53% of Indonesia). Is the fourth largest province after Papua, East Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan.
The West Kalimantan region is one of the areas that can be dubbed the “Thousand River” province. This nickname is in line with geographical conditions that have hundreds of large and small rivers, among which can and are often navigable. Some major rivers are still the main artery and main route for inland transportation, although road infrastructure has been able to reach most of the sub-districts.
West Kalimantan borders land with the state of Sarawak, Malaysia. Even though a small part of West Kalimantan is a sea area, West Kalimantan has dozens of large and small islands (some of which are uninhabited) which are spread along the Karimata Strait and Natuna Sea bordering the Riau Islands Province.
West Kalimantan is the right place for you to travel nature, agro-tourism, and cultural tourism. Natural attractions include mountainous landscapes, sea beaches, lakes, tropical forests with a variety of flora and fauna, beautiful waterfalls in Pande Kembayung and Riam Kanebak, and so on. Likewise with cultural tourism, because West Kalimantan has a historical background and a variety of unique and interesting arts and culture for you to visit.
West Kalimantan has a tropical climate with a minimum average temperature of 220.9 ° C and a maximum of 310.05 ° C. The rainy season is mild in March-May and heavy rains in November-January.