Kingdom of Nek Riuh / Prov. Kalimantan Barat

The kingdom of Nek Riuh was located on provinsi West Kalimantan, District of Sambas.
The kingdom existed in the 13-14th century. Since the 7th century there were Hindu kingdoms on Sambas region, which controled the Sambas River region and its surroundings. These kingdoms are also called “Old kingdom of Sambas”.

District of Sambas


Line of kingdoms on Kalimantan: link


Foto kingdoms on Kalimantan

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

* Foto of Kalimantan in the past: link
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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


KINGDOM OF NEK RIUH

History of the kingdom of Nek Riuh, around 13th – 14th century

Since the 7th century there were Hindu kingdoms on Sambas region, which controled the Sambas River region and its surroundings. These kingdoms are also called “Old kingdom of Sambas”.
These kingdoms were:
* Kingdom of Wijaya Pura 7th – 9th century
* Kingdom of Nek Riuh, around 13th – 14th century
* Kingdom of Tan Unggal around the 15th century
* Kingdom of Panembahan Sambas, 15thcentury – 1671
* Sultanate of Sambas, 17th century – today

These four kingdoms were Hindu-Buddhist, but later there was the entry of Islam in West Kalimantan.
After the collapse of the kingdom of Panembahan Sambas in Kota Lama, a new kingdom was established, namely the Sambas sultanate with Raden Sulaiman being the first Sultan of Sambas with the title Sultan Muhammad Shafiuddin I in 1671.

The Kingdom of Nek Riuh was founded by a member of the Dayak tribe Bakati Rara, named Nek Riuh. According to the oral tradition that developed in the Sambas community, the Nek Riuh Kingdom / Lara Kingdom was located in the Sungai Raya area.
Authentically the Kingdom of Nek Riuh is listed in the great Negarakertagama book of Mpu Prapanca in Majapahit (1365) under King Hayam Wuruk and Mahapatih Gajah Mada, which states that one of the colonies of the Majapahit Kingdom on the island of Borneo was a kingdom whose king called himself “Nek Riuh”.


Source (only indon. language)

Tentang kerajaan Nek Riuh: http://www.misterpangalayo.com/2015/11/jejak-sejarah-kerajaan-nek-riuh-di.html
Tentang kerajaan Nek Riuh: http://www.misterpangalayo.com/2015/10/kerajaan-wijayapura-kerajaan-hindu-di.html


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