At first, the territory into the territory of Central Kalimantan South Kalimantan Residency. then on the people's aspirations Central Kalimantan, on the basis of the Emergency Law No. 10 of 1957 which came into force on May 23, 1957 formed the Autonomous Province of Central Kalimantan.
The law was then ratified by Law no. 21 of 1958. which are also set the provincial capital of Central Kalimantan Palangkaraya named.
Inauguration of the first pole erection Palangkaraya city development undertaken by the First President Ir. Sukarno on July 17, 1957. Date May 23, 1957 was later determined to be the date of birth or date of establishment of the Central Kalimantan province.
In its development, during the leadership of Governor Asmawi Agani, on July 2, 2002 in Jakarta, the division conducted the inauguration of new district in Central Kalimantan Province by the Minister of Home Affairs Hari Sabarno. Under Law no. 5 of 2002, Prop.Kalteng which originally consisted of 5 districts and 1 municipality divided into 13 districts and 1 city.