Karawang

Karawang (Kota Karawang or Karawang Kota) is the capital of the Karawang Regency of West Java, Indonesia. It is 32 miles east of Jakarta.

Karawang

Karawang/Krawang/Karawaan
Motto(s): 
Karawang Interasih
Karawang is located in Indonesia
Karawang
Karawang
Location of Karawang in Indonesia
Coordinates: 6°18′0″S 107°0′0″E / 6.30000°S 107.00000°E / -6.30000; 107.00000
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceWest Java
Government
 • Mayordr. Cellica Nurrachadiana
Area
 • Total70.22 km2 (27.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 Census)
 • Total292,202
 • Density4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+7 (WIB)
ZIP Code
41313
Websitehttp://karawanginfo.net
Not the official website of the government.

Karawang is known as a major rice production source in West Java.

Karawang is also known for automobile manufacturing facilities, including Honda Prospect Motor and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia. Mitsubishi Motors Indonesia also operated a plant here from 1988 until 2015.

HistoryEdit

In March 2010 Karawang suffered severe flooding with 10,747 houses flooded; 11,540 families and 44,071 people were affected.[2]

Heinrich Christian Macklot, a German naturalist, was killed on 12 May 1832 during an insurrection that took place on the island.[3]

Toll road accessEdit

KM Toll Road Toll Gate Destination
47 Jakarta–Cikampek Toll Road Karawang Barat Karawang, Industrial Complex, Rengasdengklok
54 Karawang Timur Karawang, Klari, Industrial complex

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  2. ^ HOPE worldwide - Flooding Hits Karawang, Indonesia Archived 2010-12-27 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (18 November 2009). The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. google.be. ISBN 9780801895333.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 6°18′45″S 107°17′42″E / 6.31250°S 107.29500°E / -6.31250; 107.29500