Kepulauan Riau Province is one among several new provinces in Indonesia. The province was formed since 2002. The province has its capital in Tanjung Pinang. This is one of the island provinces in Indonesia so that the area in the province is dominated by the ocean compared with the region’s land area.
Cities and regencies
The province has five districts namely Bintan, Karimun, Anambas, Lingga and Natuna, and the second city of Batam and Tanjung Pinang.
How to get in
The province is the gateway of foreign travel after the island of Bali. Transport in the province is also a good variety of land, sea, and air. The marine transportation in the region is a motor boat, ferry and speedboat, while for the airline, the province has five airports namely Hang Nadim International Airport, Dabo Airport, Sei Bati Airport, Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airport, and Ranai Airport.
Although the province is the province with the area that is not too extensive, but the region has some very dear tourist destinations when it missed. Some of the attractions that exist in this province is the tourist beaches in various districts such as Melur Beach, Nongsa Beach, Pelawan beach, Trikora Beach, Bintan and Leisure Park. In addition, the snorkelling lovers should not forget to stop in Natuna. In addition to coastal and maritime travel, the province also offers several cultural and historical attractions such as the Treasure Bay is located in Lagoi, Statue of Goddess Kwan Im, and several other destinations.