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Lombok is an island in Wast Nusa Tenggara (Nusa Tenggara Barat or NTB) province, Indonesie. It furms pairt o the chain o the Lesser Sunda Islands, wi the Lombok Strait separatin it frae Bali tae the wast an the Alas Strait atween it an Sumbawa tae the east. It is roughly circular, wi a "tail" (Sekotong Peninsula) tae the soothwast, aboot 70 km athort an a tot aurie o aboot 4,725 km² (1,825 sq mi). The provincial caipital an lairgest ceety on the island is Mataram. It is somewhit seemilar in size an density wi neighborin Bali an shares some cultural heritage, but is admeenistratively pairt o NTB alang wi sparsely populatit Sumbawa. It is surroondit bi a nummer o smawer islands locally criwd Gili.

Lombok
Geografie
LocationSooth East Asie
Coordinates8°33′54″S 116°21′04″E / 8.565°S 116.351°E / -8.565; 116.351
AirchipelagaeLesser Sunda Islands
Aurie4,725 km2 (1,824 sq mi)
Heichest elevation3,726 m (12,224 ft)
Heichest pointRinjani
Admeenistration
Indonesia
ProvinceWest Nusa Tenggara
Lairgest settlementMataram
Demografics
Population3,166,685 (2010 Census)
Pop. density670 /km2 (1,740 /sq mi)
Ethnic groupsSasak, Balinese, Tionghoa-peranakan, Sumbawa fowk, Flores fowk, Arab Indonesian

The island wis hame tae some 3.35 million Indonesians as recordit in the decennial 2014 census;[1][2][3][4] the Census 2014 resultin the population as 3,352,988.

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Lombok Island & West Nusa Tenggara Demography & Gender Ratio (Based On BPS 2014 Census)". MarlionLLC. 19 August 2017. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  2. "15 Things You Should Visit In Lombok". 2015. Retrieved June 6, 2015. 
  3. "Population of Indonesia by Province". Badan Pusat Statistik Republik Indonesia (Statistics Indonesia). 2010. Archived frae the oreeginal on 22 August 2017. Retrieved 7 February 2011. 
  4. Thomas Brinkhoff (18 February 2012). "INDONESIA: Urban City Population". City Population. Thomas Brinkhoff. Retrieved 16 August 2012.