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Full nameBalikpapan
Official nameBalikpapan
ProvinceEast Kalimantan
MayorImdaad Hamid
Total Area194.33 sq mi (503.3 km2)
Elevation0 ft (0 m)
Total Population469884 (2005)

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Balikpapan is a seaport city on the eastern coast of the island of Borneo, Indonesia, in the East Kalimantan province, a resource-rich region well known for its timber, mining, and petroleum export products. Two harbors, Semayang and Kariangau (a ferry harbour), and the Sepinggan International Airport are the main transportation ports to the city. The city has a population of 469,884, making it the second-largest city in East Kalimantan, after the capital Samarinda.

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