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Sumedang Regency

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Sumedang Regency

Sumedang Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of West Java, Indonesia. Sumedang is its capital. The city of Sumedang is famous for its tofu, Tahu bungkeng, that was first produced by a Chinese immigrant from China.

Sumedang Regency
Motto: TANDANG (Tertib, Aman, Nyaman, Damai, ANGgun)
Sumedang Regency is located in Indonesia
Sumedang Regency
Sumedang Regency
Location of Sumedang Regency in Indonesia
Country Indonesia
Province West Java
 • Regent Ade Irawan
 • Total 1,522.21 km2 (587.73 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,093,602
 • Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) 0261
Sumedang county in West Java province

Jatigede Dam

In August 2011, the project of Jatigede Dam in Cimanuk River has been initialized. The dam capacity is almost one billion cubic metre will be the Indonesian second biggest dam in capacity after Jatiluhur Dam.[1]

An agreement to make a hydro power plant with capacity of 2x25 megawatts and an estimated cost $224.4 million has been signed in December 2011. The production will be incorporated to the Java-Bali 150KiloVolt transmission system in 2015.[2]


In Citengah village area, South Sumedang district there are 18 waterfalls. Citengah agro tourism and waterfalls village can be reached from Sumedang Central Park to the east through Cipameungpeuk bridge. The unique waterfalls are Cigorobog waterfall with its 4 step waterfalls, 30 meters Cimecek waterfall and U-shape Ciparahu waterfall. The environment is well preserved with monkeys and wild pigs in the hill.[3]


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  2. ^ "PLN ready to build Jatigede hydro power plant". December 15, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Ada Niagara Cigorobog di Desa Citengah Kabupaten Sumedang (BAGIAN 1)". December 7, 2014. 
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