Tarakan, North Kalimantan
|City of Tarakan|
|Established||15 December 1997|
|• Mayor||Sofyan Raga|
|• Vice Mayor||Khaerudin Arief Hidayat|
|Elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
Tarakan is the largest city of the
The name Tarakan comes from the Tidung language: Tarak (meeting place) and ngakan (to eat); thus Tarakan was originally a meeting place for sailors and traders in the Tidung area to eat, rest and trade their catch.