Is Indonesia getting a new capital?

Is Indonesia building a new capital?

“Indonesia has a grand plan to move its capital city from Jakarta before the region becomes uninhabitable.” … “Despite the economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the government is slated to begin construction of the new capital city in North Penajam Paser regency, East Kalimantan, as scheduled in 2021.”

What is Indonesia’s new capital?

Where is the capital of Indonesia moving to?

In 2019, during his annual state of the union address at the parliament, President Joko Widodo announced a plan to relocate the capital to Kalimantan on the island of Borneo.

Why is Jakarta sinking?

Like many coastal cities around the world, Jakarta is dealing with sea-level rise. But Indonesia’s biggest city also has a unique problem: Because of restricted water access in the city, the majority of its residents have to extract groundwater to survive. And it’s causing the city to sink.

Which country is changing its capital?

Indonesia’s president, Joko Widodo has announced the national capital will move from Jakarta, on the island of Java, to the province of East Kalimantan, on Borneo.

Which country has changed its capital the most?

Countries Who Have Changed Capital Cities

Rank City Country
1 Abuja Nigeria
2 Belmopan Belize
3 Brasilia Brazil
4 Canberra Australia

Which country changed capital name?

This is a list of such cities, sorted by country and then by date.

Central Asia.

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Old capital city Astana
Today a part of Kazakhstan
From 1998
Until 2019
Change, reason renamed to Nur-Sultan