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or Ban·ka  (băng′kə)
An island of western Indonesia in the Java Sea separated from Sumatra by the narrow Strait of Bangka.


(ˈbæŋkə) or


(Placename) an island in Indonesia, separated from Sumatra by the Bangka Strait. Chief town: Pangkalpinang. Area: about 11 914 sq km (4600 sq miles)


or Ban•ka

(ˈbæŋ kə)

an island in Indonesia, E of Sumatra: tin mines. 4611 sq. mi. (11,942 sq. km).
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The Thainstone's voyage had included an attack by pirates at Muntok on Bangka that resulted in the death of the ten crew-members of his ship's longboat (PG 6/227:30 Jun 1810; Lady S.
PT Pupuk Sriwidjaja (Pusri) is responsible for fertilizer supply in West Sumatra, Jambi, Riau, Bengkulu, South Sumatra, Bangka Belitung, Lampung, Banten, Jakarta, Central Java, Yogyakarta and West Kalimantan.
Location of the new nuclear power plant is expected to be in Bangka Belitung, which is rich in uranium deposits.
There are five gas fields to be developed in the IDD project including Bangka, Gehem, Gendalo, Maha and Gandang fields.
It is also a critical evaluation of Otto Christian Dahl's 1991 book Migration from Kalimantan to Madagascar (Oslo: Norwegian UP), addressing the issues of Malay loanwords, the arrival of Islam in Madagascar, and the putative role of Bangka in the migration of Southeast Borneo speakers from Kalimantan to Madagascar.
Bangka Belitung 0 0 0 10 Riau Islands 0 0 0 11 Jakarta 0 0 0 12 West Java 6 75 162 13 Central Java 443 347 490 14 Yogyakarta 0 1 0 15 East Java 165 183 111 16 Banten 0 0 0 17 Bali 76 12 12 18 West Nusa Tenggara 456 632 1.
Bangka Belitung 22 15 27 10 Riau Islands 1 1 1 11 Jakarta 11 6 10 12 West Java 11,737 11,634 11,531 13 Banten 2,048 1,950 1,937 14 Central Java 10,111 9,392 9,910 15 DI.
PT Semen Baturaja has been given an assignment to meet cement requirement for South Sumatra, Jambi, Bengkulu, Lampung, and Bangka Belitung.
The rest would be in South Sumatra, Lampung, Bangka Belitung, Sulawesi, North Sumatra, Riau and Aceh.
Currently MGM operates a chain of 16 hotels located all over Indonesia, including Horison Ultima Bekasi, Horison Ultima Bandung, Horison Ultima Makassar, Horison Bogor, Horison Semarang, Horison Kendari, @HOM Hotel Tambun, Bekasi, Aziza Pekanbaru, Pandawa Beach Villas and Spa Bali, Horison Villa & Golf Gambir Anom Solo, Horison Jayapura, Plaza Inn Kendari, Horison Seminyak, Red Dot Hotel Bangka, and Red Dot Hotel Jogja by Horison.
Increase has been recorded in demand for lots in industrial estates not only in the Greater Jakarta area but also in other regions such as Palu, Balikpapan, Bangka Belitung, and Riau.
Other oil palm plantations are located in South Sumatra, Lampung, Bangka Belitung, Sulawesi, North Sumatra, Riau and Aceh.