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Indonesia names new capital 'Nusantara' as parliament approves shift

Relocation from Jakarta to Borneo designated a '10-year national priority'

Indonesia's new capital city is set to be built in East Kalimantan Province on the island of Borneo. (Photo by Jun Suzuki)

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's new capital city is set to be called 'Nusantara,' with the country's House of Representatives on Tuesday passing a law to shift the government from Jakarta to a site on the island of Borneo.

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