Pontianak is the capital city of the West Kalimantan (Kalimantan Barat) Province, Indonesia. The city is known for its large trading port, and is located on the banks of the Kapuas River, which is the longest river in Indonesia.
The city is known as home to a number of ethnicities. Chinese-Indonesian, Dayak (native people of Kalimantan) and Malay are the three major ethnic groups, while a number of other minority ethnic groups such as Javanese and Bugis have migrated into the region. Because traffic is quite light in Pontianak, as you can go to most parts in the city within 15-20 minutes driving. Our EF Center is approximately 5-10 minutes to the Cathedral, 10 minutes to Jalan Gaja Mada (one of the main roads in Pontianak), 15 minutes to Ayani Mall. If you want to enjoy a city life with practically no traffic congestion, welcome to town!