Biak in stats and numbers

Interesting Fact of Biak Regency

45 miles (72 km) long and 23 miles (37 km) wide. 948 square miles (2,455 square km). 3.130 square km with the rest of island.

Numfor, Aoi, Wundi, Supiori, and many small island lays within Biak-Numfor regency

Population in 1998, was 104,809 peoples. Density @ 33,49 peoples/km

A tropical climate(24′C - 31′C) with a range of precipitation of 189-399mm monthly and a range of rainy day of 22-27 days monthly during the beginning and ends of each years.

0-20 Elevations. 1.2′South 136.1′East.

Language and Culture

Biak’s generally speak Bahasa Indonesia with East Indonesian Accents, and reguarlly Bahasa Biak. A Greatlly accepted Papua’s Language.

In 2001, Bahasa Biak were offered in schools as pre-selected subjects.


Currency: Indonesian Rupiah (Rp.) In 1998, Kapet Biak-Mimika, state there were 78 companies operated in Biak. Five of them is Nation capitals. 1,63% Capital Growth.

Biak was known as their fishes –alot of fishes, sawmill companies, and coral reefs.


Most of the road are being asplhanted.

International Airport, Bandara Udara International Frans Kaisepo, Operated by PT. Angkasa Pura II.

Public Port, Pelabuhan Wapnor, by PT. Pelabuhan Indonesia IV.

Electricity by PT. PLN Regional IX.

Telekomunication by PT. TELKOM Divisi Regional VII.

Indosat and Telkomsel GSM Cellular operated in Biak. Please check your phone company for roaming facilities. All other satelite phones known being work in Biak, just like the rest of the world