Brebes Regency

Brebes (Indonesian pronunciation: [brə'bəs], Javanese: ꦧꦽꦧꦼꦱ꧀, Sundanese: ᮘᮢᮨᮘᮨᮞ᮪) is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the northwestern part of Central Java province in Indonesia. It covers an area of 1,769.2km2, and it had a population of 1,733,869 at the 2010 Census[2] and 1,978,759 at the 2020 Census.[3] Its capital is the town of Brebes in the northeast corner of the regency, immediately adjacent to the neighbouring city of Tegal.

Brebes Regency
Kabupaten Brebes
Regency
Other transcription(s)
 • Javaneseꦑꦨꦸꦥꦠꦺꦧꦽꦧꦼꦱ꧀
 • Sundaneseᮊᮘᮥᮕᮒᮦᮔ᮪ ᮘᮢᮨᮘᮨᮞ᮪
Other transcription(s)
Official seal of Brebes Regency
Nickname: 
Brebes
Motto: 
Mangesti Wicara Ebahing Praja
Location within Central Java
Location within Central Java
Brebes Regency is located in Indonesia
Brebes Regency
Brebes Regency
Location in Indonesia
Coordinates: 7°04′S 108°53′E / 7.067°S 108.883°E / -7.067; 108.883Coordinates: 7°04′S 108°53′E / 7.067°S 108.883°E / -7.067; 108.883
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceCentral Java
Government
 • RegentHajjah Idza Priyanti
Area
 • Total1,769.62 km2 (683.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)
 • Total1,978,759
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
 [1]
Demonym(s)Brebian
Warga Brebes (id)
Wong Brebes (jv)
Urang Brebes (su)
Time zoneUTC+7 (WIB)
Area code0283
Websitebrebeskab.go.id

Administrative districtsEdit

Brebes Regency comprises seventeen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census[4] and the 2020 Census.[5] The table also includes the locations of the district administrative centres, the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its post code.

District Area
in km2
Population
2010 Census
Population
2020 Census
Admin
centre
Number of
villages
Post
code
Salem 167.21 56,861 63,462 Salem 21 52275
Bantarkawung 208.18 87,537 102,815 Bantarkawung 18 52274
Bumiayu 82.09 96,201 112,680 Bumiayu 15 52273
Paguyangan 108.17 96,268 112,174 Paguyangan 12 52276
Sirampog 74.19 61,687 69,901 Sridadi 13 52272
Tonjong 86.55 65,232 76,477 Tonjong 14 52271
Larangan 160.25 136,825 157,505 Larangan 11 52262
Ketanggungan 153.41 133,770 144,524 Ketanggungan 21 52263
Banjarharjo 161.75 118,070 129,783 Banjarharjo 25 52265
Losari 91.79 120,363 138,582 Losari 22 52255
Tanjung 72.09 91,660 105,155 Tanjung 18 52264
Kersana 26.97 57,854 67,322 Kersana 13 52264
Bulakamba 120.36 162,478 181,758 Bulakamba 19 52253
Wanasari 75.34 140,663 161,893 Wanasari 20 52252[a]
Songgom 52.65 68,374 85,122 Songgom 10 52266
Jatibarang 36.39 82,868 87,185 Jatibarang 22 52261
Brebes
(district)
92.23 157,149 182,421 Brebes 23 52211
-52219
Totals 1,769.62 1,733,869 1,978,759 Brebes 297
  1. ^ Except for the village of Pesantunan, which has the post code 52221, and the village of Pebatan,
    which has the post code 52222.

CuisineEdit

Brebes is known for its shallots (red onions) and salted duck egg (telur asin in Indonesian).[citation needed] Other popular dishes include Sate Blengong and Peuyeum Ketan from Salem, one of the seventeen districts in Brebes Regency.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.

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