city is not only popular as trade city but also as educational
city. It can be seen from various educational facilites
that conducted either by government or private institution.
are some universities or colleges in Banjarmasin.
Government universities : Universitas Lambung Mangkurat,
and IAIN Antasari.
Private universities or colleges: Uniska, Uvaya, STKIP,
STIMIK, STIE Indoensia, STIE Nasional, STIA Bina Banua,
fulfill the needs of the people to conduct the activity of
indoor or outdoor, for example, the reception of wedding party,
art exibibition, seminars forum, sports activities and other
events, there are a lot of pacilities are available in Banjarmasin,
• Sultan Suriansyah building that is located on Jalan
Brigjen H. Hasan Basri. It Has
a big hall and big parking area.
• The building of art and culture (Gedubg Olah Seni
dan budaya) that is located on
Jalan Brigjen H. Hasan Basri. It has also a hall for the wedding
party and art
• The building of Serba Guna Krida that is located on
Jalan P. Tendean. It Has a big
hall and big parking area. The building is also for basket
• The building of regional library (Perpustakaan Wilayah)
that is located on Jalan A.
Yani. It serves the needs for references.
• the foot ball court of Lambung Mangkurat which is
located on Jalan A. Yani.
• the foot ball court of 17 Mei which is located on
• the sport center and swimming fool of Hasanuddin HM
which is located on Jalan P.
• Other Facilities of the convention hall at the hotel
position of Banjarmasin city geographically has a little risk
to face the natural disaster like tectonic or volcanicearthquake
or flood disaster. Nevertheless, the climate and the characteristic
of housing building thet made of wood has caused the fire
occurs easily, especially in the urban area when the dry season
comes. That is why the people of Banjarmasinwill increase
their awareness when the dry season comes, and even the people
in every district, sub district prepare the fireman or the
unit of fire department that so called Barisan Pemadam Kebakaran
(BPK). As we know Banjarmasin city has the largest number
in Banjarmasin noted more than 200 organization or units managed
by either government or private. At the present the BPK which
is still active noted only 197 BPKs.
District of North Banjarmasin : 24
Sub District of South Banjarmasin : 47
Sub District of East Banjarmasin : 30
Sub District of West Banjarmasin : 32
Sub District of Central Banjarmasin : 64
those BPKs, there are only sixteen BPKs thet have big and
of Sabilal Muhtadin