- BONTANG-SAMARINDA

Samarinda and Bontang are cities on the eastern coast of the island of Borneo in Indonesia, in the province of East Kalimantan. Bontang occupies an area of 497.57 km2, Samarinda is the capital of the province. The city lies on the banks of the Mahakam River. It is the most populous city on the entire island. Samarinda is known for its traditional food amplang as well as it’s Islamic Centre (ICS). The city also has a bridge connecting its river banks, the Mahakam Bridge that collapsed in 2011, killing at least 11 while 30 people were reported missing.