Coral & Reef Construction Island
Commonly referred as the world’s most populous island, due to population density +14000 people/km. with an area of eight hectares inhabited more than 2.800 residents, Bungin island could be the most populous island. History of the inhabitant’s, the population of the fisherman work ethnic and the eating goat story is the uniqueness complements on the island of reefs.
The tourist definitely attracted to it because the story of in Bungin there is unbelievable attractions by the goats there, the texture of the island do not allow any plant to grow that is why the goats there doesn’t has any choice to eat, the goats eat any kinds of food like waste paper or newspaper or even an old cloth throw by people.
On this island will not be met farmland, plantation or garden, it happen because it’s really impossible to plant on the land that formed by coral and reefs. To build a house, they have worked together by arranging rocks that have been collected previously, it commonly done by the mature who already marriage or start new family. The absence of land on top make it unique, because life stock (goats) population of the island is not only eat the leaves but also paper, fish, and dry goods that have been thrown. Bungin island is placed on alas sub-district or +70 km from Sumbawa. While from Mataram, the visitors spent time driving up to 6-8 hours to the east, including the sea journey aboard by using ferry from Lombok-Sumbawa. To reach this island provided motor boat back and forth between the island and pier Alas-Bungin or overland by motorized vehicle. Now the island did not have to cross by boat, because they have such of bridge as the access to go there that from by rocks and connect Bungin Island to the mainland.