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A city of Indonesia in southeast Borneo on an inlet of Makassar Strait. It is a major port and oil center.
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(Placename) a city in Indonesia, on the SE coast of Borneo. Pop: 409 023 (2000)
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(ˈbɑ lɪkˈpɑ pɑn)

a seaport on E Borneo, in central Indonesia. 344,405.
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The BNPB spokesman stated that over 8,000 evacuees had left Palu through both air and sea transportation to Makassar, South Sulawesi; Balikpapan, East Kalimantan; Jakarta; and Manado, North Sulawesi, and some evacuees had left Palu independently using their own vehicles.
A C17 aircraft of the Amiri Air Force Amiri at the Ministry of Defence arrived in Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport in Balikpapan on Sunday, coming from Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport, east of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, carrying the Qatari aid.
"There will be 12 planes from the US, Malaysia, China, South Korea, Japan and Thailand arriving soon," Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said, adding that all foreign aid is arriving first in Balikpapan, the main city in East Kalimantan province across the Makassar Strait, before they are distributed to the disaster areas.