Synonyms for bengkayang or Related words with bengkayang
Examples of "bengkayang"
is located in northern West Kalimantan, sharing a border with Sarawak in Malaysia. With arable land and favourable relief, the agricultural sector is the main economic source.
is also rich in natural resources.
() is a regency (""kabupaten"") in West Kalimantan Province of Indonesia, (on the island of Borneo). It was originally a part of Sambas Regency, but following the expansion of the population in that area, Sambas Regency was divided into Sambas Regency and
Regency, and Singkawang City was subsequently cut out of
Regency. The regency now covers an area of 5,075.48 km, and had a population of 215,277 at the 2010 Census; the latest official estimate (for January 2014) is 222,645.
Notable beaches of West Kalimantan are located to the south of province, usually in the regencies of
, Sambas, and Ketapang Regency.
In rural areas inhabited by the Dayak predominantly Christian (Catholic / Protestant) as in
, Landak, Sanggau, Sintang and Sekadau. The Chinese in the West Kalimantan mostly adheres to Buddhism and Christianity (Catholic / Protestant).
Salako is spoken in Sarawak and West Kalimantan. There are speakers in Sambas and
Regencies and in Singkawang. Other dialects are spoken in the Pontianak, Bengkawang and Landak Regencies of West Kalimantan.
is still lagging in term of economic development, but there is a hope that providing local autonomy will catalyze development. A water processing plant has been developed, so the population can enjoy access to clean water.
The name "Kendayan" is preferred in Kalimantan, and "Salako" in Sarawak. It is sometimes referred to as "Bahasa Badameà", particularly in
Regency and the areas near Singkawang City. Other dialects of Kendayan include Ahe, Banana and "Belangin." Speakers of any of the dialects can understand speakers of any of the others.
The Nyobeng is an ancient Dayak headhunting ritual that was performed to show gratitude for peace and good harvests. The ritual involved bathing or cleaning the skulls of sacrificed humans. The ceremony was performed by the Dayak Nyobeng Bidayu, Sebujit Hamlet, Village Hlibuei, Subdistrict Siding,
and West Kalimantan, Indonesia. It was abandoned in 1894.
The kongsi federations controlled port and inland towns that allowed them to trade goods without the interference of their Dutch or Malay neighbors. The Chinese kongsis were affiliated with the towns of Singkawang, Pemangkat,
, and other settlements. These kongsi towns were home to businesses that served the needs of miners and included services such as pharmacies, bakeries, restaurants, opium dens, barber shops, and schools.
Kanayatn people refer to God as Juba. Juba is said to have passed down indigenous customs to the ancestors of Dayak Kanayatn located in Bukit Ba wang (now entering the district
). In expressing belief in Jubata, they have a place of worship called "panyugu" or "padagi" (kadiaman). It is also important for the "panyangahatn" priest to become a liaison between man and God (Jubata).
The Hakka in Singkawang and the surrounding regencies of Sambas,
, Ketapang and Landak speak a different standard of Hakka dialect to the Hakkas along the Kapuas River. Originally West Borneo has diverse Hakka origin but during the 19th century, a large people came from Jiexi so more Hakkas in the region speak Hopo mixed with Wuhua and Huilai accents that eventually formed the dialect of Singkawang Hakka.
Selako, also known as Salako, Silakau, Selakau, Selako Dayaks, Bidayuh Selako, Kata Diri' or Damea is an indigenous Dayak ethnic group that lives in the westernmost part of Borneo island. In Indonesia, they are found in districts such as Tujuhbelas, Samalantan, Paloh, Tebas, Telukkeramat and Sejangkung of Sambas Regency, and
Regency, West Kalimantan. While in Malaysia, most Selakos are settled in areas such as Sematan settlement in Lundu, Sarawak. They are classified as part of the Bidayuh tribe linguistically and geographically. They speak Selako language (also known as Kendayan, not to be confused with Kedayan), which is a branch of Malayic (especially Malayic Dayak) languages instead of Bornean or Land Dayak like most Dayaks, besides Selako they also speak Malaysian and Sarawak Malay in Malaysia and Indonesian in Indonesia. Many Selakos are Christians, they are mostly Anglicans, Bornean Evangelicals and Roman Catholics following missionary work in the 19th century.
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