The Symbol of Papua Province

ITS–The of the Papua province is a shield carrying the pictures of three monuments built on a two-level basement, consisting of six and nine stones respectively. The three monuments symbolize “Trikora” of “The People’s Three Orders,” the slogan aired by President Sukarno in the days when the Dutch and Indonesia wrangled over the sovereignty of […]

West Papua Province

ITS–West Papua is a province of Indonesia covering the western peninsula of the island of New Guinea. It is the least-populous province of Indonesia and one of two situated in Indonesian New Guinea, with the province of Papua also lying to the east. Prior to 2007, the province was known as West Irian Jaya. The […]

The Symbol of Maluku Province

ITS–The symbol of the Maluku Province is a three-angled shield carrying pictures of a sago leaf, which is a major part the daily diet in the province; a coconut leaf, to represent the province’s main product; a pearl, also another of the province’s main commodities; a spear, symbolizing the Maluku’s people bravery; a mountain, the […]

North Maluku Province

ITS–North Maluku is a province of North Eastern Indonesia. Although the Maluku Province used to claim the entirety of the Maluku islands, they have now been split into two separate provinces. The planned provincial capital is Sofifi, on Halmahera, the largest island, but the current capital and largest population centre is the island of Ternate. […]

Gorontalo Province

ITS–Separated from North Sulawesi, the Gorontalo Province was established in 2001. This new province occupies about a half previously area of North Sulawesi Province. Gorontalo is the main port and capital of located in Gorontalo Bay. Gorontalo is also known as a cultural city where variety of traditions, dance, music, and legends lives on. Gorontalo […]

East Nusa Tenggara

ITS–The symbol of the East Nusa Tenggara Province is a five-angled shield carrying pictures of a star, which symbolizes the East Nusa Tenggara people’s belief in God; a komodo dragon (Varanuskomodoensis), the prehistoric lizard endemic to the region; rice and cotton, symbolizing their quest for welfare; a spear, symbolizing their heroism; and the banyan tree, […]

The Symbol of West Nusa Tenggara Province

ITS–The symbol of the West Nusa Tenggara province is a five-angled shield carrying pictures of a star, which symbolizes the West Nusa Tenggara people’s belief in God; rice and cotton, symbolizing their quest for welfare; connected rings, symbolizing their commitment to unity; a deer, one of the numerous species in Sumbawa island; Mount Rinjani on […]

The Symbol of Bali Province

ITS–The symbol of Bali province is a five-angled shield carrying the pictures of a star, which symbolizes the Bali people’s belief in God; the two most famous temples of the province, Margaguna and Bentar; connected rings, symbolizing their commitment to unity; a fan, symbolizing their love for their own culture; the lotus, symbolizing the place […]

The Symbol of South Sulawesi Province

ITS–The symbol of the South Sulawesi Province is a five-angled shield carrying the pictures of a star, which symbolizes South Sulawesi people’s belief in God; rice and cotton, symbolizing their quest for welfare; Somba Opu, the  stronghold of the former king of Sulawesi, Sultan Hasanuddin; and a badik, the traditional weapon, both of which symbolize […]

The Symbol of Central Sulawesi Province

ITS–The symbol of the Central Sulawesi province is a heart-like shield carrying several pictures; one of the coconut tree, the main product of the province; a star, symbolizing the Central Sulawesi people’s belief in God; rice and cotton, symbolizing their quest for welfare; four sea waves, symbolizing the dynamic spirit of the people. The day […]