Cakung is a subdistrict (kecamatan) of East Jakarta, Indonesia. The subdistrict is roughly bounded with Bekasi Raya Road to the west, Bekasi Raya Road - Petukangan canal to the north, portion of Cakung river to the east, and Jakarta-Bandung-Surabaya railway to the south. Large area in Cakung is allotted to industrial or agricultural use. The Pulogadung industrial complex is located in the Subdistrict. The subdistrict is served by Jakarta's outer ringroad.
The city hall of East Jakarta is located in Pulogebang Administrative Villages in Cakung. Newly built Pulo Gebang Bus Terminal, which is arguably the largest of its kind, also located in this area.
The Cakung Drain is a flood canal that begins from Cakung, starting at the confluence of Cakung River and Buaran river, flows to the north, and flows out to the Jakarta Bay via Cilincing Administrative Village in Cilincing Subdistrict of the city of North Jakarta.
Kelurahan (Administrative Villages)
The subdistrict of Cakung is divided into 7 kelurahan or administrative villages:
- Cakung Timur
- Cakung Barat
- Rawa Terate
- Ujung Menteng
List of important places
- City Hall of East Jakarta
- Pulogadung Industrial area
- Pulo Gebang Bus Terminal, the largest bus terminal in Southeast Asia. It will be integrated with Jakarta Outer Ring Road and railway. Starting on July 2, 2016 all buses to Central Java, Yogyakarta and East Java depart form Pulogebang bus terminal due to Rawamangun terminal and Pulogadung terminal are closed for the buses. TransJakarta serves Rawamangun-Pulogebang and Pulogadung-Pulogebang routes.
- Jakarta Garden City
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