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Kota Kupang (Indonesian: Kota Kupang, pronounced Koepang) is the capitol of the East Nusa Tenggara region of Indonesia and has an expected 2011 resident base of 349,344. This is the largest town and the largest port on Timor isle. The Kupang is part of the Timor Leste-Indonesia-Australia Growth Triangle.
Kupang harbour in the early 20 th centuries. Timor resident's home in the early twentieth c.. Cupang was an important harbour and trade point during the time of the colonies in Portugal and the Netherlands. Remains and remains of the town' s former settlement. Kupang management took care of the VOC-bound Rote, Savu and Solor isles.
Kupang's importance as a Timorese politician grew strongly in 1749, when the Dutch and their allied forces decidedly conquered the topazes, leading to the expansion of VOC control over large parts of West and Middle Timor. Nevertheless some of this impact diminished after 1761 due to the lack of competence and inactivity of the Kolonialverwaltung.
At the beginning of the 20th millennium, the capital was used for landings and refuelling of long-haul air services between Europe and Australia. In the period of the Revolution of Indonesia 1945-1949 there was a kind of Nazi propaganda in Kupang, but no real struggles. It was part of the East Indonesia Kolonial pseudo-state founded by the Dutch, and the urban area was incorporated into the Zelfbesturend-Landschaftskap Kupang.
During the East Timor war Kupang was an important place for the Indonese army and militia. Warehouses around Kupang also had a considerable effect on the town. 1967 the town was appointed the seat of the Kupang bishopric. 1989 the archdiocese of Kupang was established.
A multiethnic town of the Timor, Red, Sabu, Flores and a small Chinese immigrant from Ambon and several other cultures, Kupang is a tribal Timor, Red, Sabu and Flores. In the 2010 census, the town had 336,239 inhabitants. According to Central Bureau of Statistics figures in 2011, Kupang population 349,344 persons, comprising 179,323 men and 170,021 women.
Kupang City was subdivided into 4 Kecamatan counties in 2010, which are shown in the following table with their 2010 census populations. In the Kupang area, the main part of the former processing industries is made up of the concrete industries. Exporting and importing goods from the seaport is also an important part of the region's economic life.
The Kupang is the first point of call for boats at the annually Sail Indonesia Rallies, which begin at the end of July each year in Darwin, Australia. In Kupang, boats sail from Kupang towards the northeast to the city of Aior, and then stop for about three month at various Indonesian harbours landing in Singapore.
In Kupang is home to some of the most advanced civic organizations such as the Pikul Foundation and CIS Timor. The organization of think-tanks also exists in the town and one of the top think-tanks is the Institute of Resource Governance and Social Change (IRGSC). The Kupang town has an international aerodrome called El Tari Aerodrome.
These airports operate flights from Kupang to several Indonesian towns. The port of Kupang is a port in Kupang that can handle both freight and passangers. Usually Kupang is used to transport travellers to Ruteng, Baa, Kalabahi and other places. At present the commercial port is in Tenau and Bolok, a Kupang region.
The Kupang Namosain is a better situated seaport. The harbour caters for wooden vessels in the direction of Rote, Semau and areas around the town of Kupang. In the past, the harbour was also used by fishers to discharge their catch. An old seaport, Kupang Harbor now moors foreign sailing boats and has become a transit stop in the sale of Indonesia from Darwin, Australia.
The Kupang inland system is serviced by minibuses, generally referred to as ' Bemo'. Nusa Cendana was founded in 1962 as the capital of the Nusa Cendana region, and the town gained both educational and economic importance. It is also home to a privately owned college, Artha Wacana Christian Unversity, Widya Mandira Catholic Unversity.
Cougang has a sister-city affair with People of Kupang, Indonesia. Penduduk Kota Kupang 2011. The VOC and the division of Timor in the seventeenth century (Zutphen 2002), pp. 105-255. Clash and Adjustment in the Early Timorese Period, 1600-1800 (Leiden 2012), pp. 199-309. Steven Farram, "Jacobus Arnoldus Hazaart and the English Studies in the Netherlands Timor, 1812-1816", Contribution to Linguistics, Agriculture and Ethnology 163-4 (2007), pp. 455-475.
Hermann Fiedler, The Island of Timor (Friedrichssegen 1929), p. 2. L.J. van Dijk, "The Self-governing Landscapes in the Residenz Timor and Submissiveness", Indian Guide 47 (1925). Steven Farram, from Timor Koepang to Timor NTT: West Timor Politics, 1901-1957 (Dissertation, Northern Territory University 2003). Climate board of Kupang / Island Timor / Indonesia" (PDF).
"Cougang's new burgomaster promises a philanthropic policy." PT Garam will be building a saltfarm in Kupang Bay in 2012", The Jakarta Post, 18 July 2011.