Kingdom of Tidung (Tarakan) / Prov. Kalimantan Utara

The kingdom of Tidung (Tarakan): 1551-1916. This kingdom is also known with the name Kerajaan Tarakan (Kalkan/Kalka). Located in Kalimantan, Kalimantan Utara, island of Pulau Tarakan.
Before there was the kingdom of kerajaan Tidung Kuno, 1076 – 1551. Followed by the Sultan Dynasty of Tengara, until 1916.

Region of Tidung -Tarakan

Provinsi Kalimantan Utara


* Foto kingdoms on Kalimantan, ancient sites and tribes on Kalimantan:  link


About the King

Last Sultan:  Datu Adil (1896 – 1916).
Info from kerajaan indonesia: Tarakan chiefs only were local chiefs, but were part of Bulungan kingdom.


History of the kingdom

The kingdom of Tidung or also known by the name of the Kingdom of Tarakan (Kalkan / Kalka), which was ruled by the Tidung tribe in northern East Kalimantan, which is located on the island of Tarakan. There were two kingdoms in this region, the Kingdom of Tidung, and the Sultanate of Bulungan, based in Tanjung Palas. Based on the pedigree (Genealogy) below, on the east coast of the island of Tarakan, already existed the ancient kingdom of Tidung, circa 1076-1156. Then it moved to the west coast of the island of Tarakan, in the area of Tanjung Batu, approximately in the year 1156-1216.


List of Kings

Kings of the Tengara dynasty  

* 1557-1571: Amiril Rasyd Gelar Datoe Radja Laoet
* 1571-1613: Amiril Pengiran Dipati I
* 1613-1650: Amiril Pengiran Singa Laoet
* 1650-1695: Amiril Pengiran Maharajalila I
* 1695-1731: Amiril Pengiran Maharajalila II
* 1731-1765: Amiril Pengiran Dipati II

* 1765-1782: Amiril Pengiran Maharajadinda
* 1782-1817: Amiril Pengiran Maharajalila III
* 1817-1844: Amiril Tadjoeddin
* 1844-1867: Amiril Pengiran Djamaloel Kiram
* 1867-1896: Ratoe Intan Doera/Datoe Maoelana, Datoe Jaring gelar Datoe Maoelana adalah putera Sultan Bulungan Muhammad Kaharuddin (II)
* 1896-1916: Datu Adil

– Source: Wiki


Old maps of Kalimantan

For old maps of Kalimantan (1570, 1572, 1594, 1601, 1602, 1740, 1747, 1760, 1835), klik here.

Peta Kalimantan (Borneo) tahun 1601


Source (only indon. language)

– Sejarah kerajaan Tidung di Wiki: link
Sejarah kerajaan Tidung di Melayuonline: link
– Sejarah kerajaan Tidung: http://www.bimbie.com/sejarah-kerajaan-tidung.htm
Daftar Raja  di Wiki:  https://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerajaan_Tidung#Daftar_Silsilah_Raja-Raja_Tidung
Kerajaan Tidung Kuno di Wiki:  https://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerajaan_Tidung_kuno

– Daftar raja raja Tarakan dan sejarah (see remarks):  http://thetidung.blogspot.co.id/2007/08/daftar-nama-raja-raja-yang-memerintah.html
Rumah Baloy, Rumah adat Kerajaan Tidung:  http://mahakam24.blogspot.co.id/2012/12/tarakan-2-rumah-adat-suku-tidung.html
– Rumah Baloy, Rumah adat Kerajaan Tidung:  https://folksofdayak.wordpress.com/2014/08/10/baloy-adat-dayak-tidung-di-tarakan-kalimantan-utara/