Sumedang Regency

Sumedang Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of West Java province, Indonesia. The subdistrict of North Sumedang is its capital. The regency covers an area of 1,518.33 km2, and had a population of 1,093,602 at the 2010 Census; the latest official estimate (as at 2015) is 1,137,273.

Sumedang Regency

Kabupaten Sumedang
Other transcription(s)
 • Sundaneseᮊᮘᮥᮕᮒᮦᮔ᮪ ᮞᮥᮙᮨᮓᮀ
Official seal of Sumedang Regency
Seal
Motto(s): 
Insun Medal
Tandang (Tertib, Aman, Nyaman, Damai, Anggun)
Location within West Java
Location within West Java
Sumedang Regency is located in Java
Sumedang Regency
Sumedang Regency
Location in Java and Indonesia
Sumedang Regency is located in Indonesia
Sumedang Regency
Sumedang Regency
Sumedang Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 6°51′44″S 107°55′15″E / 6.8621°S 107.9207°E / -6.8621; 107.9207Coordinates: 6°51′44″S 107°55′15″E / 6.8621°S 107.9207°E / -6.8621; 107.9207
Country Indonesia
RegionJava
Province West Java
CapitalNorth Sumedang
Government
 • RegentEka Setiawan
Area
 • Total1,518.33 km2 (586.23 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total1,137,273
 • Density750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 [1]
DemonymsSumedangite
Warga Sumedang (id)
Urang Sumedang (su)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 261
Websitesumedangkab.go.id

The city of Sumedang is famous for its tofu, Tahu bungkeng, that was first produced by a Chinese immigrant from Qing China.

Administrative districtsEdit

Sumedang Regency is divided into twenty-six districts (kecamatan), listed below with their areas and populations at the 2010 Census[2] nd according to the latest official estimates (for 2015).[3]

The first five districts named above - Jatinangor, Cimanggung, Tanjungsari, Sukasari and Pamulihan - are in the southwest corner of the regency adjacent to Bandung City and lie within the Bandung Metropolitan Area. They cover 205.20 km2 and had a combined population of 349,750 at the 2010 Census, and 367,236 in 2015.

Jatigede DamEdit

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.[4]

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.[5]

WaterfallsEdit

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.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2014-04-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "PLN ready to build Jatigede hydro power plant". December 15, 2011.
  6. ^ "Ada Niagara Cigorobog di Desa Citengah Kabupaten Sumedang (BAGIAN 1)". December 7, 2014.