Things you should know before visiting the Island of Batam

Things you should know before visiting the Island of Batam

Batam is the name of the  island and also the name of the largest city on the island, and is located in the Riau Islands Province of Indonesia. The island is considered to be a free trade area, located at about 20 kilometers from the coast of Singapore. The municipality of the Batam Island encompasses a population of approximately 1.2 million inhabitants, but the island is considered to be smaller than the municipality, which also covers neighboring islands. There are some things you sho... [ read more ]