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Bogor Regency

Bogor Regency
Regency
Motto: Prayoga Tohaga Sayaga Kuta Udaya Wangsa Tegar Beriman
Bogor Regency in West Java province, south of Depok and DKI Jakarta
Bogor Regency in West Java province, south of Depok and DKI Jakarta
Coordinates:
Country Indonesia
Province West Java
Government
 • Regent Rahmat Yasin
Area
 • Total 2,663.83 km2 (1,028.51 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,770,744
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) 0251
Website bogorkab.go.id

Bogor Regency Indonesian: Kabupaten Bogor is a regency (kabupaten) of West Java, Indonesia, south of DKI Jakarta. It is considered a bedroom community for Jakarta, and currently home to over 5 million people.[1]

It is bordered by Tangerang Regency, the cities of South Tangerang, Depok and Bekasi, and finally Bekasi Regency, all to the north; it is also bordered by Lebak Regency (in Banten Province) to the west, Sukabumi Regency to the south, Cianjur Regency to the southeast, and Karawang Regency to the east; it fully encircles Bogor City, although the latter is administratively independent of the regency.

The area has witnessed significant population growth. Two areas formerly within the Regency have been split off as autonomous cities; on 20 April 1999, the city of Depok (until then a part of the Regency) was unified with some neighbouring districts of Bogor Regency to form an autonomous city of Depok (independent of the Regency); and Bogor city is also an autonomous city (similarly independent of the Regency).

In the residual area of the Regency, the 2010 census counted 4,770,744 people, of which 2,450,426 are male. The latest official estimate (for January 2014) is 5,131,798.[2] Given that the regency covers 2,663.83 km2 after the spinoffs of Bogor and Depok cities, the density stands at 1,926 people per km2.[3]

Cibinong is its capital.

The regency is subdivided into 40 districts (kecamatan).

Nature reserves (cagar alam) in Bogor Regency

In the regency of Bogor following nature reserves exist:

  • Yanlappa
  • Gunung Pancar
  • Telaga Warna
  • Pancoran Mas[4][5]

Telephone Area Code(s)in Bogor Regency

021 and 0251

Administration

Bogor Regency comprises 40 districts (Kecamatan), listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[6]

The above list excludes the 6 districts which comprise the autonomous city of Bogor:

  • Bogor Barat, Bogor
  • Bogor Selatan, Bogor
  • Bogor Tengah, Bogor
  • Bogor Timur, Bogor
  • Bogor Utara, Bogor
  • Tanah Sereal, Bogor

Tourism

In Ciapus village, Ciomas district there are 3 waterfalls which can be accessed easily by local tourists using Angkot 03 from Bogor to Ciapus in about 45 minutes. They are Curug (Waterfall) Daun, Curug Nangka and Curug Kawung. About 8 kilometers from the gate there is another waterfall in Gunung Malang village, Gunung Malang district. It is 50 meters Curug Luhur which has been well managed and is very easily accessible.[7]

References

  1. ^ http://www.jabarprov.go.id/subMenu/75
  2. ^ Estimasi Penduduk Menurut Umur Tunggal Dan Jenis Kelamin Menurut Kabupaten/Kota Tahun 2014
  3. ^ a b http://www.bps.go.id/hasilSP2010/jabar/3201.pdf BPS, Hasil Sensus Pendudukan 2010
  4. ^ Badan Pengendalian Lingkungan Hidup Daerah (BPLHD)
  5. ^ Whitten et al. (1996): The ecology of Java and Bali, Oxford University Press, ISBN 962-593-072-8
  6. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011
  7. ^ "Menjelajah Wisata Curug yang Menantang". February 9, 2014. 

External links

  • (Indonesian) Official Website
  • Nature reserve Dungus Iwul
  • Nature reserve Yanlappa
  • Nature reserve Telaga warna
  • Nature reserve Pancoran Mas
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