Capital of Province : Mataram.
Border Area :
East: East Nusa Tenggara and Sape Strait.
West: Bali and Lombok Strait.
North: Java Sea and Flores Sea.
South: Indian Ocean.
Geographical Location : 115°46’ - 119°5’ East Longitude and 8°10’ - 9°5’ South Latitude.
Total Area : 20,153.20 km2.
Population : 4,953,967 jiwa (2013).
Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) : IDR 13.97 trillion (2012), IDR 14.75 trillion (2013).
GRDP per Capita : IDR 10.69 million (2012), IDR 11.95 million (2013)*
Export : IDR 4.97 trillion (2013), IDR 4.96 trillion (2014)**
Import : IDR 2.97 trillion (2013), IDR 2.98 trillion (2014)**
*) GRDP catalog District / City in Indonesia 2009 - 2013, the Central Bureau of Statistics. Excluding the petroleum and gas.
**) Gross Regional Domestic Product Catalog According Expenditure of West Nusa Tenggara province year 2010-2014, NTB BPS.
Airport : Lombok Praya Airport, Lunyuk Airport, Sultan Kaharuddin Airport, Sultan Mahmud Salahuddin Airport.
Highway : State Highway (601.83 km, Provincial Highway (1,842.33 km) and District and Village Road(13,698 km).*
Sea Port : Badas Port, Benete Port, Bima Port, Calabai Port, Carik Port, Kempo-kempo Port, Labuhan Alas Port, Labuhan Haji Port, Labuhan Lala Port, Labuhan Lombok Port, Lembar Port, Pemenang/Tanjung Port, Sape Port, Tanjung Luar Port, Tawun Port, PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Persero) Cabang Bima Pelabuhan Badas.
Industrial Zone : N/A.
Land Transportation : N/A.
CityTransportation : N/A.
Communication Network (Optical Fiber & Data Access) :
Mataram-Kupang Cable System (MKCS) is a communications cable that stretches along 1,851 km connecting Mataram and Kupang. The cable stretches along 1,041 km in the sea with 6 station points which are Mataram, Sumbawa Besar, Raba, Waingapu and Kupang. The other 810 km is inland cable with 15 station points ie Mataram, Pringgbaya, Newmont, Taliwang, Sumbawa Besar, Ampang, Dompu, Raba, Labuhan Bajo, Ruteng, Bajawa, Ende, Maumere, Waingapu and Kupang. This program is successfully built and was a succession of master program of Palapa Ring namely telecommunications technology improvement program and the accelerated development of Eastern Indonesia Region.*
In order to answer the needs of national power, the government announced the construction and infrastructure development in the field of electrical energy through the provision of power generation by 35 GW over the next five years (2015-2019). The total demand for electricity in the entire region of Nusa Tenggara is 0.70 GW and 0.67 GW of electricity procurement will be handled by the PLN. While the remainder, 0.03 GW will be handled through Independent Power Producer (IPP). Investment in this area is very beneficial considering competitive labor costs in Asia, a successful partnership between investors and PLN last five years and the support of the Government of Indonesia through the State Investment List in 2014. In addition, Indonesia is also supported by an abundance of coal supply, solar energy, hydropower and geothermal resources.
Regional Minimum Wage : IDR 1.01 million (2013) , IDR 1.15 million (2014).
Number of Job Seekers : 10,276 people (2013).
*) Investment Opportunities of 19 provinces, BKPM.
Government of West Nusa Tenggara province provide broad support for the growth of investment. One obvious form of such support is the creation of integrated services in consulting, field assistance and the issuance of investment licenses (for the moment reserved to domestic investment) as a form of non-fiscal incentives that are needed by the investor. Address and telephone number of integrated service office are as follows:
Investment and Integrated Licensing Coordinating Board (BKPM & PT) of West Nusa Tenggara Province
Jl. Udayana No. 4 Mataram 83117
Phone. 0370-631060, 632632
Office of West Nusa Tenggara Governor
Jl. Udayana No 14, Mataram
Agriculture : Corn, soybeans, potatoes, pineapple, banana, sweet potato, and cassava.
Plantation : Cocoa, coffee, coconuts, cloves, cashew, castor, cotton, candlenut, pepper, nutmeg, araca, tobacco, vanilla
Livestock : Cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffalo, and horses.
Services : Nature and Cultural tourism
Fisheries : Wild fisheries, aquaculture, mariculture, rice cultivation, ponds farming.