in North Kalimantan, Indonesia
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 3.313 and 117.592 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 3° 18' 47" and E 117° 35' 29"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rupiah - IDR
- Spoken languages:
- Indonesian, English, Dutch, Javanese
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 02:47 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Makassar
- UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:08 am and 6:23 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -3.370 and -62.591 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Boca do Caju
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 4,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Indonesia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Indonesia. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Delve into Tarakan
Tarakan in North Kalimantan with it's 97,478 habitants is located in Indonesia about 991 mi (or 1,596 km) north-east of Jakarta, the country's capital town.
Current time in Tarakan is now 02:47 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Makassar with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Tarakan. The closest airport in Indonesia is Juwata Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Sekatak Bengara, Salinbatu, Kerangagung, Tanjung Selor and Tanjung Palas. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F
|Morning Temperature||25°C / 78 °F|
|Evening Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Night Temperature||28°C / 83 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||4%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Friday, 6th of August 2021
28°C (82 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 7th of August 2021
28°C (82 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Sunday, 8th of August 2021
28°C (82 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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TARAKAN SPEED BOAT NORT BORNEO
This is Tarakan Speed Boat , we can go to the others island in Indonesia.
LION AIR LANDING IN THE JUWATA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TARAKAN
Lion Air landing in the Juwata International Airport , Tarakan Nort Kalimantan.
Penampakan Marcodal 19 Mei 2014 (Tarakan-Kaltim)
Direkam nyata melalui cctv Pada malam Tgl 19 Mei 2014 Jam 22.15 tidak direkayasa penampakan (ASLI) (Opot-Ompeh 2014)
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Tarakan is an island off the coast of North Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is a marshy island situated in the eastern Celebes Sea, off the northeastern coast of Borneo. The island occupies an area of 117 square miles .
Battle of Tarakan (1945)
The Battle of Tarakan was the first stage in the Borneo campaign of 1945. It began with an amphibious landing by Australian forces on 1 May, code-named Operation Oboe One. While the battle ended with success for the Allied forces over the Japanese defenders, this victory is generally regarded as having not justified its costs.
Battle of Tarakan (1942)
The Battle of Tarakan took place on January 11–12, 1942, beginning a day after Japan declared war on the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Although Tarakan was only a small marshy island off northeastern Borneo in the Netherlands East Indies, the island's 700 oil wells, oil refinery, and airfield made it a crucial objectives for the Empire of Japan in the Pacific War.
2006 Southeast Asian haze
The 2006 Southeast Asian haze event was caused by continued uncontrolled burning from "slash and burn" cultivation in Indonesia, and affected several countries in the Southeast Asian region and beyond, such as Malaysia, Singapore, southern Thailand, and as far as Saipan; the effects of the haze may have spread to South Korea. Local sources of pollution partly contributed to the increased toxicity, particularly in high-pollution areas such as ports, oil refineries, and dense urban areas.
Juwata International Airport
Juwata International Airport is an airport in Tarakan, North Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is located on the island of Tarakan which is off the coast of Borneo. The airport was the main Allied objective during the Battle of Tarakan (1945). Juwata Airport is a destination point of the ASEAN Single Aviation Market under Protocol I and II. During 2010 Tarakan riot, negotiation between communities to end the conflict was held here.
Tarakan, North Kalimantan
Tarakan, located on Tarakan Island is one of the major cities in northern Borneo, just across the border from Sabah, Malaysia. Once a major oil producing region during colonial period, Tarakan had great strategic importance during the Pacific War and was among the first Japanese targets early in the war.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Tarakan, تاراكان, تاراکان, TRK, Kota Tarakan, Kutha Tarakan, Таракан, تاراکان، شمالی کالیمانتان, 塔拉卡恩