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Kaliminatan is the Indonesian part of Borneo, the third larget island in the world. Deforestation is rampant, but there still remains large areas of intact rainforest, particularly within the mountainous interior. Wildlife in Kalimantan includes the Prosbiscus monkey, the pygmy elephant, and orangutans.
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Wikipedia - Kalimantan

Map of Kalimantan subdivisions
Map of Kalimantan (light colour) and its subdivisions.

In English, the term Kalimantan refers to the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo, while in Indonesian, the term "Kalimantan" refers to the whole island of Borneo. The Indonesian territory makes up 73 percent of the island by area, and 70 percent (12,000,000) by population. The non-Indonesian parts of Borneo are of Brunei (609,000) and East Malaysia (6,000,000). The region is also known as Indonesian Borneo. ... read more

Wikitravel - Kalimantan

Kalimantan is the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo, the 3rd largest island in the world. The Indonesian part covers some 580.000 km2 (225.000 sq mi), the vast area is home to only 12 million people, so most of the provinces, especially the interior is very sparsely populated, and the vast rain forests here is some of the most bio-diverse areas in the world. ... read more

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