Indonesia to move capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan

Indonesia’s president announced that the country’s capital will move from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta to a site in sparsely populated East Kalimantan province on Borneo island.

The new capital city, which has not yet been named, will be in the middle of the vast archipelago nation and already has relatively complete infrastructure because it is near the cities of Balikpapan and Samarinda.

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  • Indonesian President: Joko Widodo; Currency- Indonesian rupiah.

Source: The Hindu

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