Semarang metropolitan area

The Semarang metropolitan area, known locally as Kedungsepur (an acronym of Kendal-Demak-Ungaran-Salatiga-Semarang-Purwodadi), is a metropolitan area anchored by the city of Semarang in Central Java, Indonesia.[2][3] It additionally includes the city of Salatiga, as well as Demak Regency, Grobogan Regency (part only), Kendal Regency, and Semarang Regency. It is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in Indonesia with an estimated population of 5.94 million as of 2015.[3][4]

Semarang metropolitan area
Kedungsepur
From top, left to right: Semarang skyline, Mount Merbabu viewed from Salatiga Toll Gate, Sewu waterfall in Kendal Regency, view of Mount Ungaran, Lake Rawapening and the towns of Bandungan and Ambarawa in Semarang Regency, Jenderal Ahmad Yani International Airport in Semarang, Demak Great Mosque.
Country Indonesia
ProvinceCentral Java
Core citySemarang
Satellite cities and regencies
Area
 • Metro
4,795.92 km2 (1,851.72 sq mi)
Population
 • Metropolitan area5,940,437
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)
Vehicle registrationH
GRP2021 estimate
GDP NominalIncreaseUS$ 26.057 billion[1]
GDP PPPIncreaseUS$ 77.127 billion[1]
Percapita NominalIncrease$ 3,943[1]
Percapita PPPIncrease$ 11,670[1]

DelineationEdit

Delineation of Semarang metropolitan area[5]
Administrative division Area
in km2
Population
2010 Census[6]
Population
2015 Census[7]
Number of
districts
Number of
villages
City of Semarang 373.78 1,555,984 1,698,777 16 177
City of Salatiga 57.36 170,332 183,631 4 23
Demak Regency 900.12 1,055,579 1,116,964 14 249
Grobogan Regency (part)[a] 1,396.32 966,928 999,664 12 191
Kendal Regency 1,118.13 900,313 941,584 20 286
Semarang Regency 950.21 930,727 999,817 19 235
Total Kedungsepur 4,795.92 5,579,861 5,940,437 85 1,161

TransportationEdit

Semarang is served by Trans Semarang bus rapid transit, comprising at least eight main corridors. Another bus rapid transit, the provincial-owned Trans Jateng has two corridors southward and westward in Semarang metropolitan area, linking Semarang Tawang Station (Semarang) to Bawen Bus Terminal (Semarang Regency) and Mangkang Bus Terminal (Semarang) to Bahurekso Bus Terminal (Kendal Regency).

The eastern part of Semarang metropolitan area is served by Kedungsepur commuter rail.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Only the western part of Grobogan Regency is included in the metropolitan area; the eastern part (7 districts covering 89 villages) is outside the area.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Badan Pusat Statistik Jawa Tengah (2022). Produk Domestik Regional Bruto Kabupaten/kota di Jawa Tengah 2019-2021. Semarang: Badan Pusat Statistik.
  2. ^ "SIFATARU - Kedung Sepur". sifataru.atrbpn.go.id.
  3. ^ a b "PU-net". perkotaan.bpiw.pu.go.id.
  4. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2018.
  5. ^ "Sitarunas". sitarunas.atrbpn.go.id.
  6. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  7. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2018.