Lombok is an
island in the West Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia.
Lombok Island is eastern part from Bali Island, with the
Lombok Strait separating it from Bali to the west and the
Alas Strait between it and Sumbawa to the east. Lombok is
good places to make your holiday after Bali, Because Now
Bali is to many people to go to Bali so you can't fell your
holiday, in Lombok you can total relaxing holiday
It comprises of an area of 20,153 km2. For the entire part,
it is mountainous and hilly with Low and High Plains from
the western part until the eastern end of Sumbawa Island.
It’s Length from west to east 80 km. Sumbawa is 300 km from
west to east and of 100 km from north to south its coastline
extends 2500 km and territorial waters of 29,000 km2
inclusive 137 islands of which 70 are inhabited. Sumbawa
with 75 % of the land area owns only 25% of total
population, even though it is opposite to Lombok which owns
only 75% of the population.
Its Climate is generally similar to other areas with a
tropical climate in Indonesia. The temperature ranges from
21^ to 33^ centigrade. There are two seasons namely wet and
dry season. Wet Season starts from October to March and Dry
Season starts from April to September. January has in
general lot of rain and winds until and reaching a peak in
Marine Ecology has played an important role due to coral
reefs with sea grasses and seaweeds vegetation where the
majority of reefs are found in Nusa Tenggara Region. They
could potentially endorse the development of tourism,
fisheries, and pharmaceutical products in future.
With seasonal nature of the monsoon, vegetation of Nusa
Tenggara is influenced by the distribution of rainfall in a
year rather than by the total annual rainfall.
Flora & Fauna
Based on the fictive “Wallace Line” that Flora & Fauna in
Asia separates from Australia which runs north – south
between the Island of Lombok and Bali.
Forests are here found mostly in Mountain Areas. Huge parts
of Lombok Mainland are coastal wetlands, irrigated fields
and other wetlands while extensive dry land areas are found
on the Island of Sumbawa. Especially species of plants
growing have specific importance that influence the life of
its people such as Kesambi, Bungur, Sonokeling, Mahogany,