Pamekasan Regency

Pamekasan Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of the province of East Java, Indonesia. It is located on Madura Island approximately 120 km east of Surabaya, the provincial capital.

Pamekasan Regency

Kabupaten Pamekasan
Aerial photo of Sendang near Pamekasan

Seal
Motto(s): 
Madu Ganda Mangesti Tunggal / Mekkas Jatna Paksa Jenneng Dibi'(tempeng pote matah ngo' poteh tolang
Location within East Java
Pamekasan Regency
Location in Java and Indonesia
Pamekasan Regency
Pamekasan Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 7°10′S 113°28′E
Country Indonesia
ProvinceEast Java
CapitalPamekasan
Government
  RegentKhalil Asy'ari[1]
  Vice Regentvacant
Area
  Total792.24 km2 (305.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
  Total818,283
  Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Area code(+62) 324
Websitepamekasankab.go.id

The regency covers an area of 792.24 km2, and at the 2010 Census it had a population of 795,918 (an increase from 689,225 at the previous Census in 2000); the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 818,283.

Neighbouring Regencies

Pamekasan Regency is bordered on the east by Sumenep Regency, on the north by the Java Sea, on the west by Sampang Regency, and on the south by the Madura Strait (separating Madura from the island of Java).

Administrative Districts

Pamekasan Regency consists of thirteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]

Demographics

The population comprises Madurese, Javanese, and Chinese Indonesians.

Economy

One of the famous produces from this region is Batik Pamekasan.

References

  1. "Achmad Syafii Ditangkap KPK, Halil Jabat Plt Bupati Pamekasan" (in Indonesian). Aqwamit Torik.
  2. Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.


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