How do I get to Alor Island?
To get to Alor, you can take a flight from Kupang, the capital of East Nusa Tenggara. From Kupang there are several airlines that serve flights to Mali Airport in Kalabahi, the main town of Alor.
What is Nusa Tenggara known for?
Economically, East Nusa Tenggara still remains one of the least developed provinces in Indonesia. It currently focuses on expanding the tourism sector, with the most well-known attractions including Labuan Bajo, Komodo National Park, and Mount Kelimutu.
Where is Alor island?
Alor Islands, Indonesian Kepulauan Alor, group of two major islands and several lesser islets in East Nusa Tenggara propinsi (province), Indonesia. Part of the Lesser Sunda Islands, they lie between the Flores and Savu seas.
What is tengara?
Nusa Tenggara (“Southeast Islands”), also known as the Lesser Sunda Islands, is a region of eastern Indonesia. Formerly little more than afterthought for most Bali-bound travellers, this region is now attracting more and more visitors, with Komodo National Park and Lombok leading the way.
What is the capital city of Nusa Tenggara Timur?
KupangEast Nusa Tenggara / Capital
Where can I go in NTT?
11 Irresistible Ideas to Get the Best Summer Adventure in East Nusa Tenggara!
- 1 | Visit the last home of the dragons: Komodo National Park.
- 2 | Explore the underwater kingdom: Alor.
- 3 | Try the Live on Board Travel: Sea Safari Cruises.
- 4 | Hop from island to island: Padar, Rinca, Kanawa.
Where is Sumba?
Sumba, Dutch Soemba, also called Sandalwood, island, one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, southern Nusa Tenggara Timur provinsi (East Nusa Tenggara province), southern Indonesia, in the Indian Ocean across the Sumba Strait from Flores and west of Timor across the Savu Sea.
What is the largest religion in Indonesia?
Share of population Indonesia 2010 by religion According to population census data in 2010, 87 percent of Indonesians declared themselves to be Muslim, followed by 9.87 percent who were Christian. Indonesia has the largest Islamic population in the world and for this reason is often recognized as a Muslim nation.
Who discovered Sumba?
In 1522, through the Portuguese, the first ships from Europe arrived. By 1866 Sumba belonged to the Dutch East Indies, although the island did not come under real Dutch administration until the 20th century. The Dutch mission started in 1886.
How many people live in Sumba?
Sumba Island belongs to the Lesser Sunda Islands. Sumba has an area of about 11000 square kilometres, so it is roughly twice the size of Bali. With approximately 715000 inhabitants (2017) Sumba has only about one sixth of the population of Bali.