|Time zone||UTC+7 (IWST)|
|Area code||(+62) 31|
Bangkalan is a town on the western coast of Madura Island in Indonesia, the government seat of the Bangkalan Regency.
Mount Jaddih is 10 kilometers from Bangkalan and can be accessed by a motorcycle to the mountain top to see Bangkalan town and Suramadu Bridge. The 500-hectare limestone hill of Mount Jaddih also offers a spring-water swimming pool for free. Other objects of interest to tourists near Bangkalan are a lighthouse from the Dutch colonial era (15 kilometers), Rongkang Beach (20 kilometers), and the religious site of Mount Geger (60 kilometers).
The Suramadu Bridge (Indonesian: Jembatan Suramadu), also known as the Surabaya–Madura Bridge, connects Bangkalan town on Madura to the mainland of Java.
Bangkalan has a tropical monsoon climate (Am) with moderate to little rainfall from June to October and heavy rainfall from November to May.
|Climate data for Bangkalan|
|Average high °C (°F)||30.7|
|Daily mean °C (°F)||27.2|
|Average low °C (°F)||23.8|
|Average rainfall mm (inches)||289|
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