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Pangkal Pinang
City
City of Pangkal Pinang
Kota Pangkalpinang
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawi ڤڠكل ڤينڠ‎
 • Chinese 邦加檳港 (檳港)
City street with cars, motorbikes and a billboard
Street view
Official seal of Pangkal Pinang
Seal
Motto(s): 
Pangkal Kemenangan (Malay); "Base of Victory"
Location within Bangka Belitung Islands
Location within Bangka Belitung Islands
Country  Indonesia
Province Bangka Belitung Islands
Founded 17 September 1757
Area
 • Total 118.41 km2 (45.72 sq mi)
Elevation
0-13 m (−42.7 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total 327,167
 • Density 2,763.00/km2 (7,156.14/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnic groups Malay
Javanese
Batak,
Chinese
Batak, Bugis
 • Religion Islam 82.31%
Buddhism 6.18%
Confucianism 4.56%
Christian 3.41%
Catholic 3.21%
Hinduism 0.04%
Others 0.27%
 • Languages Indonesian (official)
Chinese
Malay
English (regional)
Time zone UTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)
 • Summer (DST) Not observed
Area code (+62) 717
Vehicle registration BN

Pangkal Pinang is the capital and largest city of Bangka Belitung Islands province in Indonesia. It is located on Bangka Island's east coast.

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