Ambon is an island in the region of . Ambon, the provincial capital of Maluku, is built on a hillside overlooking the bay. It has a number of interesting historical and cultural sites, among them the remnants of forts built by the Dutch East Indies Company during the heyday of the spice trade.


  • Type: island
  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 501,000
  • Latitude: 3° 37' 3" (3.6175°) south
  • Longitude: 128° 10' 3" (128.1675°) east
  • Elevation: 192 meters (630 feet)
  • Wikidata: Ambon
  • Wikimedia Commons: Ambon

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French: Ambon, German: Ambon, Indonesian: Ambon, Italian: Ambon, Portuguese: Amboina, Spanish: Isla de Ambon, Ambon Island

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