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North Kalimantan (Indonesian: Kalimantan Utara) is a province of Indonesia. It is located on the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo. North Kalimantan borders the Malaysian states of Sabah to the north and Sarawak to the west, and by the Indonesian province of East Kalimantan to the south. It covers 72,275.12 km2. The capital of North Kalimantan is Tanjung Selor.
There are some nice places to visit in North Kalimantan, such as Pantai Amal, Gunung Putih, Air Terjun Gunung Rian, Batu Lamapu, Long Bawan.
Air Terjun Gunung Rian
Tari Jepen is a dance which is accompanied by tambourine with songs nuances of Islam. Clothes that used a yellow shirt and green, dancers amounted to 2 or more couples (women and men). This dance is dominated by the movement of the foot.
Baloy Mayo is the traditional house of North Kalimantan. In Baloy Mayo there are four main room, which left ambir (places to receive people who report cases or customs problems), middle ambir (where traditional leaders convened), right ambir (dugout), and lamin dalom (throne traditional leaders). This house includes the type of stage.
Mandau is the traditional weapon of North Kalimantan. It is a kind of machete and long-shaped, made of materials selection taken from the mountain rocks containing iron. This weapon decoration in the form of hornbill feathers or human hair, placed in the upstream of Mandau and made of horn or wood.
Pakaian Adat Dayak is the traditional costume of East Kalimanatan. Men is wearing a sleeveless vest and knee-length cloth wrapped. Head man wearing some sort of hat decorated with bird feathers. Women ear a sleeveless vest and short skirts. The vest was there some kind of pattern typical of Borneo. While his head wearing a hat with a unique decoration.
Traditional Music Instrument
There are some traditional music instruments from North Kalimantan, such as Gambang and Babun.
Written by : Tiyas Aryani