|About Kutai Kartanegara
Kutai Kartanegara is the name
of a regency (kabupaten) in East Kalimantan province, Republic of Indonesia. Kutai
Kartanegara is also known as the oldest kingdom in Indonesia.
This region is not only rich with
natural resources like oil and gas, gold, coal, wood, etc, but also rich with the culture
heritage of Kutai and Dayak. Kutai Kartanegara has contributed millions of US dollars to
Jakarta and elsewhere from the exploitation of its natural resources.
Despite many Indonesian recognize
Kutai Kartanegara as the richest regency in Indonesia, many of its people still live in
poverty and backwardness. It's caused by the unbalanced development under Suharto regime
in the past.
Nowadays, with the new spirit of
regional autonomy and Gerbang Dayaku (new development program in Kutai Kartanegara), this
region has been enforcing development in human resources, infrastructure and other
With all the potentials and its
stability, Kutai Kartanegara are welcoming visitors and investors to enter this rich and