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Bangka Belitung Islands
Location of Bangka Belitung in Indonesia
|Established||4 December 2000|
|• Total||16,424.14 km2 (6,341.40 sq mi)|
|Area rank||27th in Indonesia|
|Highest elevation||669 m (2,195 ft)|
|• Rank||29th in Indonesia|
|• Density||87.1218/km2 (225.644/sq mi)|
|• Density rank|
|• Ethnic groups||
|Time zone||UTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)|
|HDI rank||15th in Indonesia (2014)|
Bangka Belitung is bordered by the Bangka Strait to the west, the Natuna Sea to the north, the Java Sea is to the south, and the Karimata Strait to the east.
The province's capital and largest city is Pangkal Pinang. As of the 2015 census, the population of Bangka Belitung was 1,372,813.
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