The history of Nusantara, name chosen for Indonesia’s new capital city in Borneo

Indonesia’s capital will move from Jakarta to the new city of Nusantara, in Borneo, in 2024. Its name dates back to the 14th century, when the word meant all of maritime Southeast Asia beyond Java.

​ Indonesia’s capital will move from Jakarta to the new city of Nusantara, in Borneo, in 2024. Its name dates back to the 14th century, when the word meant all of maritime Southeast Asia beyond Java.