Kingdom of Muara Kaman / Prov. Kalimantan Timur

The kingdom of Muara Kaman was a Hindu kingdom, which existed in the 4th century. It was located in the province of East Kalimantan, Brubus Village, Muara Kaman, District of Kutai Kartanegara.

District of Kutai Kartanegara

Line of kingdoms on Kalimantan: link

Foto kingdoms on Kalimantan

* Foto sultans and kings, still on Kalimantan: link
Foto sultans and kings in the past: link
Foto of palaces on Kalimantan: link

* Foto of Kalimantan in the past: link
Foto war of the netherlands in Kalimantan, 19th century: link

Video history kingdoms on Kalimantan

– Video history kingdoms on Kalimantan, 45.000 BC – 2017: link
Video history kingdoms on West Kalimantan, 45.000 BC – today: link
– Video history kingdoms on Central / South Kalimantan, 1AD – 2020: link
– Video history kingdoms on East / North Kalimantan, 1AD – 2020: link
– Video history of the sultanate of Banjar: link


History of the kingdom of Muara Kaman, 4th century

The Kingdom of Sentawan and the kingdom of Muara Kaman were the forerunners of the Kutai kingdom.

– The history of Kutai kingdom: link
– The history of the Sentawan kingdom: link

The oldest Kingdom in Indonesia was located in Brubus Village Muara Kaman, District Kutai Kartanegara Regency was not named Kutai Kingdom. Because Kutai Kingdom actually only appeared in Muara Mahakam, in the village of Kutai Lama Anggana District in the 13th century, whose first king was Aji Batara Agung Dewa Sakti.
The Hindu Kingdom in Muara Kaman existed in the 4th century AD, and the first king was Kudungga. Information of the Yupa Inscription and various stories and literature are very minimal. It has never been mentioned as Kutai kingdom, but it is often mentioned as the land of Martadipura with the capital of Martapura, and had a temple called Waprakeswara.


Old maps of Kalimantan (Borneo)

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

Kalimantan (Borneo) 1601

Source (only indon. language)

– Sejarah kerajaan Muara Kaman:,_Kutai_Kartanegara
– Sejarah kerajaan Muara Kaman:


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