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Kembang Island South Kalimantan

Kembang Island South Kalimantan. Kembang Island is a delta located in the middle of the Barito River included in the administrative territory of Kecamatan Alalak, Kabupaten Barito Kuala, South Kalimantan province. Kembang Island is located west of the Banjarmasin City. Kembang Island is set as a jungle tour by decree. Minister of Agriculture. No.788/Kptsum12/1976 with an area 60 Ha.

Kembang Island is a habitat for the long-tailed macaques (monkeys) and several species of birds. The Kembang Island area is also one of the attractions that are within the forest area in Kabupaten Kuala Barito.


Kembang Island South Kalimantan
Kembang Island South Kalimantan
Kembang Island South Kalimantan
Familiar with human
Kembang Island South Kalimantan
Struggle to obtain banana
In this forests there is an altar dedicated as a place to put the offering for "guard" of Kembang Island which is represented by two statues of white monkeys (Hanuman) by the community of Chinese-Indonesian ethnic who has a particular vow. One male goat with a gilded horns is usually released into the jungle of Kembang Island if a request was successful or fulfilled.

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