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What will the new capital of Indonesia be called?

What will the new capital of Indonesia be called?

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JAKARTA — Indonesia’s $32 billion plan to move its capital city from Jakarta to Borneo is triggering fresh debate over issues ranging from the design of a new palace to the chances of attracting global funding amid the pandemic.

Which country has changed its capital recently?

In April 2019, it was announced that Jakarta would no longer be the capital of Indonesia in the future, with a 10-year plan to transfer all government offices to a new capital city.

Where will Indonesia’s new capital be located?

President Joko Widodo on Monday announced further details about Indonesia’s plans to move its capital from overpopulated Jakarta to Borneo Island. The new capital would be located in Borneo’s East Kalimantan province between Samarinda City and the port city of Balikpapan.

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Why is indindonesia moving its capital from Jakarta to Kalimantan?

Indonesia is planning to move its capital from Jakarta in Java to a new city in East Kalimantan on the island of Borneo. The move is in part to relieve pressure on traffic-clogged Jakarta, which is sinking, polluted and crowded.

Will the Indonesian capital move to Palangkaraya?

The idea of moving the capital has been around since independence, with president Soekarno (1945-1967) planning to move the capital to Palangkaraya in Kalimantan. President Yudhoyono (2004-2014) also floated the idea. The latest push to move the capital was proposed by President Jokowi shortly after winning his second term in 2019.

Is Jakarta sinking or overpopulated?

The capital Jakarta is overcrowded and sinking. President Joko Widodo on Monday announced further details about Indonesia’s plans to move its capital from overpopulated Jakarta to Borneo Island. The new capital would be located in Borneo’s East Kalimantan province between Samarinda City and the port city of Balikpapan.