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Tanjung Pinang
City
City of Tanjung Pinang
Kota Tanjungpinang
Regional transcription(s)
 • Jawi تنجوڠ ڤينڠ
Bundaran Dompak crop.jpg
Governors House.jpg Pulau Penyengat 2.jpg
Raja Haji Fisabilillah Monument.jpg Museumtanjungpinang.jpg
From top, left to right: City view from Dompak Island, house of governor of the Riau Islands, tombs of Riau kings, Raja Haji Fisabilillah Monument, and Sultan Sulaiman Badrul Alamsyah Museum
Official seal of Tanjung Pinang
Seal
Motto: Jujur Bertutur Bijak Bertindak
Location within Riau Islands
Location within Riau Islands
Country  Indonesia
Province Template:Country data Riau Islands
Founded 6 January 1784
Incorporated 21 June 2001
Area
 • Total 812.7 km2 (313.8 sq mi)
 • Land 144.6 km2 (55.8 sq mi)
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2017)
 • Total 204,735
 • Density 1,416/km2 (3,670/sq mi)
Time zone Indonesia Western Time (UTC+7)
Area code (+62) 771

Tanjung Pinang is the capital city of the Indonesian province of the Riau Islands. It covers a land area of 144.56 km2. With an estimated population of 209,280 as of 2018, it is the second largest city of the province, after Batam. Tanjung Pinang is a historic city of the Malay culture, serving as the capital of Johor Sultanate and Riau-Lingga Sultanate.


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