President Joko Widodo has signed Law Number 3 of 2022 concerning the State Capital (UU IKN).
This regulation marks the implementation of the relocation of the capital city from Jakarta to Sepaku, North Penajam Paser Regency, East Kalimantan. Based on Article 1 paragraph (2) of the IKN Law, the capital city of the State is called Nusantara.
Based on Article 6 of the IKN Law, the land area of the archipelago has an area of around 256,142 hectares and sea waters covering an area of 68,189 hectares.
Then, the southern border of the archipelago is bordered by Penajam District, Balikpapan Bay, West Balikpapan District, North Balikpapan District, and East Balikpapan District, Balikpapan City.
In the west it is bordered by Loa Kulu District, Kutai Kartanegara Regency and Sepaku District, North Penajam Paser Regency.
To the north it is bordered by Loa Kulu District, Loa Janan District, and Sanga-Sanga District, Kutai Kartanegara Regency, and to the east by the Makassar Strait.
The geographical position of the archipelago is in the northern part at 117° O’ 31,292″ East Longitude and O° 38’44,912″ South Latitude.
Meanwhile, in the South at 117° 11′ 51.903″ East Longitude and 1° 15’25.260″ South Latitude.
Then, the West at 116° 31′ 37.728″ East Longitude and O° 59′ 22.51O” South Latitude, and the East at 117° 18′ 28.O84″ East Longitude and 1° 6′ 42.398′ South Latitude.