goodmorningpapua.com – Getting to know the coldest city in Indonesia which turns out to be in the Province of Papua, Eastern Indonesia, known as “Bumi Cenderawasih.”
The coldest city in Indonesia is Mulia City, located in Puncak Jaya Regency, Papua Province.
Kota Mulia is the administrative capital of Puncak Jaya Regency located at an altitude of 2,448 meters above sea level.
Mulia City has an area of 25.00 sq km and a population of 35,884 people in 2021 data.
Mulia City is also surrounded by the Puncak Jaya Mountains, which is the highest peak in Indonesia with a height of 4,884 meters above sea level.
For information, the Mulia City has reached temperatures of up to zero degrees Celsius at certain times.
The majority of local people in Mulia City, mostly live in Honai (typical houses in mountainous areas).
Honai is a house made of grass roof and wooden walls in which there is a fireplace so that it can warm the body.
The Honai house has a windowless building model, so that cold air does not easily enter. However, most of the buildings made of cement are only seen in offices (hospitals, schools, and social services as well as housing for government offices).