Balikpapan is recognized also with title oil town. If You resided
in plane that is soon land in Balikpapan, hence from the air will
seen a lot of oil conveyor ships reside in the beach whereas a
number of oil bridges seen to stand up steady in the beach. Refinery
Balikpapan located in edge of 'Teluk Balikpapan' cover area with
2,5 km width. This factory processed crude oil functioned to become
ready products in marketing that is 'BBM' and 'Non BBM' for requirement
of east Indonesia area. Because this oil, Balikpapan has developed
become going forward town with various and modern town facilities.
Sepinggan International Airlines and Hajji Embarkation becomes
indicator for Balikpapan as very onward town in Kalimantan. Various
star hotels five and restaurants international class made available
in this town. As a modern town, Balikpapan also crowded with activity
of entertainment amusement. Balikpapan City is commercial area
where various hotels, restaurant and shop resided. Balikpapan
Shopping Centre is residing in street between Sudirman Street
and Ahmad Yani Street that is have become one of city symbol.
So come and visit Balikpapan.