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Central Kalimantan (Kalimantan Tengah, Kalteng) is a province in the central and southern part of Kalimantan (Borneo), Indonesia.


Map of Central Kalimantan

  Palangka Raya City
  South Barito Regency
including East Barito Regency.
  North Barito Regency
including Murung Raya Regency.
  Kapuas Regency
including Gunung Mas and Pulang Pisau Regency.
  West Kotawaringin Regency
including Lamandau and Sukamara Regency.
  East Kotawaringin Regency
including Katingan and Seruyan Regency.



Other destinations

  • 1 Tanjung Puting National Park — famous for its orangutan conservation. The national park consists of various (partly degraded) forest types, including peat swamp forests, mangroves, and coastal beach forests.



Flora and fauna


Central Kalimantan is also home for many endemic floras and faunas like orangutans, proboscis monkeys, hornbill birds, rattan, and Bornean iron wood.

Get in


Tjilik Riwut Airport (PKY IATA) in Palangkaraya has frequent flights from Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, and also direct domestic flights from Surabaya, Balikpapan, Pontianak, and smaller airports across Kalimantan. There is also an airport at Pangkalan Bun, Iskandar Airport (PKN IATA). The airport has flights to/from several major cities (such as Jakarta, Surabaya, and Banjarmasin) with Trigana Air.

  • 1 H. Asan Airport (SMQ  IATA Sampit Airport).    

Get around


You can go up the central river on a boat and visit orangutan reserves.



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