Lombok

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Lombok
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Topogrfie o the island
Geografie
Location Sooth East Asie
Coordinates 8°33′54″S 116°21′04″E / 8.565°S 116.351°E / -8.565; 116.351
Airchipelagae Lesser Sunda Islands
Aurie 4,725 km2 (1,824 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 3,726 m (12,224 ft)
Heichest point Rinjani
Admeenistration
Indonesia
Province West Nusa Tenggara
Lairgest settlement Mataram
Demografics
Population 3,166,685 (2010 Census)
Pop. density 670 /km2 (1,740 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups Sasak, Balinese, Tionghoa-peranakan, Sumbawa fowk, Flores fowk, Arab Indonesian

Lombok is an island in Wast Nusa Tenggara (Nusa Tenggara Barat or NTB) province, Indonesie. It furms pairt o the chain o the Lesser Sunda Islands, wi the Lombok Strait separatin it frae Bali tae the wast an the Alas Strait atween it an Sumbawa tae the east. It is roughly circular, wi a "tail" (Sekotong Peninsula) tae the soothwast, aboot 70 km athort an a tot aurie o aboot 4,725 km² (1,825 sq mi). The provincial caipital an lairgest ceety on the island is Mataram. It is somewhit seemilar in size an density wi neighborin Bali an shares some cultural heritage, but is admeenistratively pairt o NTB alang wi sparsely populatit Sumbawa. It is surroondit bi a nummer o smawer islands locally criwd Gili.

The island wis hame tae some 3.35 million Indonesians as recordit in the decennial 2014 census;[1][2][3][4] the Census 2014 resultin the population as 3,352,988.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Lombok Island & West Nusa Tenggara Demography & Gender Ratio (Based On BPS 2014 Census)". MarlionLLC. 19 August 2017. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  2. "15 Things You Should Visit In Lombok". 2015. Retrieved June 6, 2015. 
  3. "Population of Indonesia by Province". Badan Pusat Statistik Republik Indonesia (Statistics Indonesia). 2010. Archived frae the oreeginal on 22 August 2017. Retrieved 7 February 2011. 
  4. Thomas Brinkhoff (18 February 2012). "INDONESIA: Urban City Population". City Population. Thomas Brinkhoff. Retrieved 16 August 2012.