World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Serang

Article Id: WHEBN0010205825
Reproduction Date:

Title: Serang  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Java, Mohammad Nasuha, Ratu Atut Chosiyah, Banten Sultanate, Tangerang Regency
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Serang

Serang
Serang railway station
Serang railway station
Official seal of Serang
Seal
Motto: Kota Serang Madani (Self-reliant Serang)
Serang is located in Indonesia
Serang
Serang
Location of Serang in Indonesia
Coordinates:
Country Indonesia
Province Banten
Established 2 November 2007[1]
Government
 • Mayor Tubagus Haerul Jaman
Area
 • Total 267 km2 (103 sq mi)
Elevation 39 m (128 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 643,101
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,200/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) +62 254
Serang within Banten Province (in yellow), in western Java.

Serang municipality (Indonesian: Kota Serang) is the capital of Banten province and was formerly also the administrative center of Serang Regency in Indonesia (the Regency's capital is now at Baros). The city is located towards the north of Banten province. Before Banten province was formed in 2000 Serang was part of West Java province.

Serang has a tropical rainforest climate, with no dry season month.[2] It faces the Java Sea, which is home to Thousand Islands.

Serang was reported as having a population of 576,961 in the 2010 census,[3] making it the third most populous city in the province of Banten. The latest official population estimate (for January 2014) is 643,101. Serang is located approximately 15 km from the border of Jabodetabek and sometimes considered as amalgamated with the Greater Jakarta.

Transportation

The city is served by Serang Station, operated by Indonesia's rail operator PT Kereta Api.

The Merak-Tangerang Toll Road, part of the Trans-Java toll road, passes through the city of Serang.

The road to the proposed Sunda Strait Bridge would start in Serang, pass through Merak in neighboring Cilegon city to cross over the Sunda Strait to Sumatra.

Administrative districts

Serang was formerly a part of Serang Regency. On 2 November 2007, the status of Serang was changed into a municipality (kota madya) independent of the Regency.

The City of Serang is divided into six districts (kecamatan), listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[4]

  • Curug (47,308)
  • Walantaka (75,672)
  • Cipocok Jaya (80,930)
  • Serang (208,017)
  • Taktakan (78,184)
  • Kasemen (87,674)

Emblem

The emblem of Serang consists of

  • A hexagon with an image of the gerbang Kaibon and a star.
  • The streamer at the foot of the emblem contains the motto of Serang city, Kota Serang Madani ("Self-reliant Serang").

References

  1. ^ according to Law UU No. 32/2007
  2. ^ http://www.weatherbase.com/weather/weather.php3?s=967370&refer=
  3. ^ http://www.bps.go.id/hasilSP2010/banten/3673.pdf
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  • Daftar Kecamatan Keluarahan Desa dan Kode Pos Kota Serang
  • TokoBanten.com - Portal Buy and Sell in Indonesian Regional Serang


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.