Sembakung River

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Sembakung River
Sungai Sembakung, Sungai Sembakun, Simbakung, Soengai Sembakoeng
Sembakung River is located in Kalimantan
Sembakung River
River mouth location
Sembakung River is located in Indonesia
Sembakung River
Sembakung River (Indonesia)
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationNorth Kalimantan

Sembakung River is a river of Borneo, in the province of North Kalimantan, Indonesia, about 1600 km northeast of the capital Jakarta.[1][2]


The river flows in the northeastern area of Borneo island with predominantly tropical rainforest climate (designated as Af in the Köppen-Geiger climate classification).[3] The annual average temperature in the area is 24 °C. The warmest month is August, when the average temperature is around 26 °C, and the coldest is January, at 22 °C.[4] The average annual rainfall is 4020 mm. The wettest month is December, with an average of 393 mm rainfall, and the driest is June, with 251 mm rainfall.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Rand McNally, The New International Atlas, 1993.
  2. ^ Sungai Sembakung at (cc-by); Last updated 17 January 2012; Database dump downloaded 27 November 2015
  3. ^ Peel, M C; Finlayson, B L; McMahon, T A (2007). "Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification". Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 11. doi:10.5194/hess-11-1633-2007.
  4. ^ "NASA Earth Observations Data Set Index". NASA. 30 January 2016.
  5. ^ "NASA Earth Observations: Rainfall (1 month – TRMM)". NASA/Tropical Rainfall Monitoring Mission. 30 January 2016.

Coordinates: 3°43′37″N 117°48′17″E / 3.72698°N 117.8046°E / 3.72698; 117.8046