Explore Urung in Indonesia
Urung in the region of East Nusa Tenggara is a town in Indonesia - some 959 mi or ( 1544 km ) East of Jakarta , the country's capital city .
Current time in Urung is now 10:44 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Makassar " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Wolowaru, Wolosoko, Waingapu, Makassar, and Maumere. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wolowaru . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Urung ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
This place is magical, its a 500 year old indiginous village in the middle of the jungle, at the foot of a volcano in flores indonesia... called Bena. We were invited into one of the houses by a weavi ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Poco Ranakah is a volcano located in the south-central part of the island of Flores, Indonesia. It's tallest lava dome, Poco Mandasawu is the tallest mountain of the island. A new lava dome, named Anak Ranakah (the child of Ranakah) was formed there in 1987. The volcano erupted again in 1991. In 2011, diffuse white plumes were seen rising from Anak Ranakah Dome, although no ash was detected.
Located at -8.63 120.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
The Liang Bua is a limestone cave on the Island of Flores, in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia was the site of the 2003 discovery of a potentially new species of Homo genus, Homo floresiensis, the remains of which are coded LB1, LB2, etc. , after the cave. So far it is the only location in which such remains have been identified.
Located at -8.53 120.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Ruteng is a small town towards the western end of Flores Island, Indonesia. It is the capital of Manggarai Regency. The population is predominantly Roman Catholic, but still preserve the ancient Manggarai custom of caci, which is usually practiced at weddings, and serves as a tourist attraction.
Located at -8.61 120.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Frans Seda Airport
Frans Seda Airport (Indonesian: Bandar Udara Frans Seda), also known as 'Wai Oti Airport' or Maumere Airport, is an airport serving Maumere, the largest town on the island of Flores, in the province of East Nusa Tenggara in Indonesia.
Located at -8.64 120.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Pocok Leok is a volcano in the western side of Flores island, Indonesia. The volcano was considered to be an irregular shaped of caldera, but evidence about caldera is problematical. No pyroclastic flow deposits associated with the caldera and its geological records are poorly known. However, Pocok Leok is listed in the active volcano list of Indonesia because of four fumarole activities in the area.
Located at -8.68 120.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
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