New Capital Evokes Indonesia’s Archipelagic Character
Nusantara to rise from the jungles of Borneo
It has been more than two years since the government of President Joko Widodo in Jakarta chose a site far away in East Kalimantan on the island of Borneo as a future new capital. Now he has chosen the name for it: Nusantara. The shift is expected to take at least 10 years.
The location of the proposed new capital has been the subject of much debate, but …
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