Kapuas River

Indonesian  Sungai Kapuas , Dutch  Kapoeas Rivier 

      chief waterway of western Indonesian Borneo. The river rises in the Kapuas Hulu Mountains in the central part of the island and flows 710 miles (1,143 km) west-southwest, reaching the South China Sea in a great marshy delta west-southwest of Pontianak. It is navigable along most of its length.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Kapuas River — The Kapuas River ( id. Sungai Kapuas) is located in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. At approximately 1,143 km, it is the longest river in Indonesia, and is the major river of the western portion of Borneo. It is also the world s longest river on an… …   Wikipedia

  • Kapuas-Schlammschlange — Kapuas Wassertrugnatter Systematik Ordnung: Schuppenkriechtiere (Squamata) Unterordnung: Schlangen (Serpentes) Familie: Nattern (Colubridae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kapuas-Wassertrugnatter — Systematik Ordnung: Schuppenkriechtiere (Squamata) Unterordnung: Schlangen (Serpentes) Familie: Nattern (Colubridae) Unterfami …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kapuas mud snake — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia …   Wikipedia

  • Kapuas Hulu — (Upper Kapuas River) is a regency ( kabupaten ) of West Kalimantan, Indonesia. The region is the home to a diversity of indigenous groups, including the Iban and the Silat. Towns along the Kapuas River include Sintang, Nanga Lebang, Nanga… …   Wikipedia

  • Kapuas — 0° 15′ 58″ S 109° 52′ 31″ E / 0.266006, 109.875412 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kapuas — Ka·pu·as (käʹpo͞o äs ) A river, about 1,142 km (710 mi) long, of western Kalimantan, Borneo, flowing westward to the South China Sea. * * * …   Universalium

  • Río Kapuas — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Río Kapuas (Sungai Kapuas) Vista del río Kapuas País que atraviesa …   Wikipedia Español

  • Melawi River — Origin Kalimantan, Borneo Basin countries Indonesia Melawi River is a river of northwestern Borneo, Indonesia.[1]It is a tributary of the Kapuas River. The people in upper reaches of the Melawi speak Ot Danum …   Wikipedia

  • Mahakam River — The Mahakam River is in Indonesia. It flows 980 km from the district of Long Apari in the highlands of Borneo, to its mouth at the Makassar Strait. The city of Samarinda, the provincial capital of East Kalimantan, lies along the river… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.