Riau Archipelago Province

Official Name : Kepulauan Riau (Abbreviation: Kepri ) ; Origin of Name :

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Capital : Tanjung Pinang

Pop: 3,210,407 (19th)/ Area: 204,543 km2

Province Seal :  Motto :

KEPRI RIAU ARCHIPELAGO MAP PETA

Administrative Divisions : 2 Autonomous cities & 7 Regencies/ Municipals (Kabupaten):name (its capital) -see the chart with coresponding number-

1. Kota Tanjung Pinang (including tiny Penyengat Island)

2. Kota Batam (a city-island but administratively is including BulanGalang and Rempang islands)

3. BINTAN -Previously named ‘Kepulauan Riau’ regency, and changed to Bintan to avoid a confusion between the existing regency and the new-formed province that bears the same name- (2006 – 2011  Kijang ; 2011 – now Bandar Seri Bentan, a new town created on Teluk Bintan)

4. KARIMUN ( Tanjung Balai Karimun ) -covers both Karimun, Kundur, Durian, Combol, Sugi and the islands nearby

5. LINGGA ( Daik ) -covers Lingga, Singkep and the nearby small islands

6. KEPULAUAN ANAMBAS ( Tarempa ) -covers Tarempa, Matak & Jemaja

7. KEPULAUAN NATUNA ( Ranai ) -the northern most area of the province it covers Natuna Besar, South Natuna archipelago and Tambelan archipelago.

ZIP Code :75-77xxx/ Phone Code: Vehicle Plate :

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Places of Interest :  *Historical Tourism, including : *Religious Tourism, including :  *Adventure Tourism : *Shopping Tourism :

Visit : Pics of Provincial Capitol & Landmarks (click here):

Official Map:

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