Cilegon

Cilegon is a major coastal industrial city in Banten province, Indonesia, covering 175.51 km2 (67.76 sq mi). It is located on the island of Java. The city had a population of 374,464 at the 2010 Census[3] and 434,896 at the 2020 Census.[4]

Cilegon
City of Cilegon
Coat of arms of Cilegon
Nickname(s): 
Steel City
Motto(s): 
Akur Sedulur Jujur Adil Makmur
(Get along with fellows; honest, fair, and prosperous)
Location within Banten
Location within Banten
Cilegon is located in Java
Cilegon
Cilegon
Location in Java and Indonesia
Cilegon is located in Indonesia
Cilegon
Cilegon
Cilegon (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 6°00′10″S 106°00′40″E / 6.002685°S 106.011202°E / -6.002685; 106.011202Coordinates: 6°00′10″S 106°00′40″E / 6.002685°S 106.011202°E / -6.002685; 106.011202
Country Indonesia
Province Banten
Administrative City1987
Municipality27 April 1999
City4 September 1999 [1]
Government
 • MayorHelldy Agustian
 • Vice MayorSanuji Pentamarta
Area
 • Total175.51 km2 (67.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)
 • Total434,896
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,400/sq mi)
 [2]
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)
Postcodes
42400
Area code(+62) 254
Websitecilegon.go.id

Among the factories located in Cilegon are Krakatau Steel Company, a vital company in Indonesia, which produces steel for industrial (domestic and foreign) needs, and Asahimas Chemical Company. The other name for Cilegon is "Steel City" since the city is the largest steel producer in Southeast Asia, about 6 million tons of steel produced each year in the Industrial Area Krakatau Steel, Cilegon. Additionally Cilegon is one of the vital state objects. This is because in this town there is a wide range of other vital objects such as the Merak Harbour, Krakatau Steel Industrial Zone (including the PT. Krakatau Steel Tbk, Asahimas, Siemens, KS - POSCO joint venture, Chandra Asri, and Pertamina), PLTU Suralaya, Power plant Krakatau, Krakatau Tirta Industrial Water Treatment Plant, The Sunda Strait Bridge Construction (Lot Plan) & Sunda Strait Industrial Zones.

Photos of Groepsportret van leerlingen van de H.I.S. in Tjilegon (Cilegon), West-Java.

GeographyEdit

Cilegon is located on the most northwest coast of Java island, at the mouth of the Cilegon River on Ciwandan Bay, which is an inlet of the Sunda Strait. It is administratively a semi-enclave within Serang Regency, as it borders with Serang Regency in the east and south, while it borders with Sunda Strait in the north and west.

Administrative districtsEdit

The City of Cilegon is divided into eight districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census[5] and the 2020 Census.[6] The table also includes the number of administrative villages (urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal codes.

Name Area
in km2
Population
Census
2010[7]
Population
Census
2020[8]
Number
of
villages
Post
codes
Ciwandan 51.81 42,921 50,058 6 42441-42447
Citangkil 22.98 65,073 79,903 7 42441-42444
Pulomerak (a) 19.86 43,060 48,373 4 42431-42439
Purwakarta 15.29 38,479 42,658 6 42431-42437
Grogol 23.38 38,538 42,442 4 42436-42438
Cilegon (district) 9.15 39,465 46,327 5 42415-42419
Jombang 11.55 60,415 65,431 5 42411-42416
Cibeber 21.49 46,608 59,704 6 42422-42427
Totals 175.51 374,464 434,896 43

Notes: (a) including 5 small offshore islands.

ClimateEdit

Cilegon has a hot and humid climate near the boundary between tropical rainforest (Af) and tropical monsoon climate (Am) according to the Köppen climate classification system. Despite being located relatively close to the equator, the city has distinct wet and dry seasons. The wet season in Cilegon covers the majority of the year, running from October through May. The remaining four months forms the city's dry season. Located in the most western part of Java, Cilegon's wet season rainfall peak is January with average monthly rainfall of 319 millimetres (12.6 in), and its dry season low point is August with a monthly average of 71 millimetres (2.8 in).

Climate data for Cilegon
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.6
(87.1)
31.1
(88.0)
31.6
(88.9)
32.2
(90.0)
32.5
(90.5)
32.4
(90.3)
32.4
(90.3)
32.4
(90.3)
32.8
(91.0)
33.0
(91.4)
32.6
(90.7)
31.8
(89.2)
32.1
(89.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.6
(79.9)
26.9
(80.4)
27.2
(81.0)
27.5
(81.5)
27.7
(81.9)
27.4
(81.3)
27.1
(80.8)
27.0
(80.6)
27.4
(81.3)
27.8
(82.0)
27.7
(81.9)
27.4
(81.3)
27.3
(81.2)
Average low °C (°F) 22.7
(72.9)
22.8
(73.0)
22.8
(73.0)
22.9
(73.2)
23.0
(73.4)
22.4
(72.3)
21.9
(71.4)
21.7
(71.1)
22.1
(71.8)
22.6
(72.7)
22.9
(73.2)
23.0
(73.4)
22.6
(72.6)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 319
(12.6)
269
(10.6)
209
(8.2)
157
(6.2)
129
(5.1)
94
(3.7)
80
(3.1)
71
(2.8)
73
(2.9)
116
(4.6)
169
(6.7)
240
(9.4)
1,926
(75.9)
Source: Climate-Data.org[9]

MediaEdit

NewspaperEdit

  • Radar Banten (Jawa Pos)

RadioEdit

  • 91,8 Top FM Cilegon
  • 95,3 FM Banten Radio
  • 96,9 FM Sam Radio
  • 102,0 Cilegon Mandiri FM (Siaran Pemda)
  • 105,2 Cilegon Pass FM
  • 107,7 Gema Suara Tercinta
  • 107,9 Flash Radio FM

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-06-23. Retrieved 2012-09-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, jakarta, 2011.
  4. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  5. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  6. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  7. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  8. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  9. ^ "Climate: Cilegon". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 12 November 2020.

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