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Halang Island

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Location  Kubu, Riau, Indonesia

Pulau Halang or (Indonesian: Pulau Halang, literally obstructing island), is an island in Rokan Hilir, Riau, Indonesia. It has two fishing villages; Front Island (Pulau Halang Depan) and Behind Island (Pulau Halang Belakang), both mostly inhabited by Hokkien people who originated from Cin-kang Fujian Province in China. It is located in the mouth of Delta Rokan River. Pulau Halang can be reached from Bagansiapiapi by speedboat in about one hour.

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Festival

There are two annual festivals each year: One the 18th of the fourth month on Front Island, and another on the 16th of the sixth month on Behind Island (Chinese Lunar calendar).

Transportation

Motorcycles are the main transportation in Pulau Halang.

References

Halang Island Wikipedia


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