Ampera Bridge: Palembang South Sumatera/Material type: TextPublication details: Indonesia: 2012Description: 1 drawing: colour illustrationISBN:
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Ampera Bridge is a vertical-lift bridge in the city of Palembang, South Sumatera, Indonesia which is the landmark of the city. It connects Seberang Ulu and Seberang Hilir, two regions of Plaembang. It can no longer be opened to allow ships to pass. The bridge was planes during the era of Indonesia's first president, who wanted a bridge that could open and be a match for London's Tower Bridge. The funds for the construction came from Japanese war reparations. the official opening was carried out by Minister / Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Ahmad Yani on 30 September 1965. t first, the bridge was known as the Bung Karno Bridge, after the president, but following his fall, it was renamed at the Ampera Bridge.
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