Bangkalan

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Bangkalan
Bangkalan (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 7°01′31″S112°45′07″E / 7.025313°S 112.751930°E / -7.025313; 112.751930 Coordinates: 7°01′31″S112°45′07″E / 7.025313°S 112.751930°E / -7.025313; 112.751930
Country Indonesia
Region Java
Province East Java
Regency Bangkalan Regency
Population
  Total94,729
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.

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Tourism

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). [1]

Suramadu Bridge to Java

The Suramadu Bridge (Indonesian: Jembatan Suramadu), also known as the Surabaya–Madura Bridge, connects Bangkalan town on Madura to the mainland of Java.

Climate

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
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)30.7
(87.3)
30.8
(87.4)
31.0
(87.8)
31.6
(88.9)
31.8
(89.2)
31.5
(88.7)
31.0
(87.8)
31.6
(88.9)
32.3
(90.1)
33.2
(91.8)
33.0
(91.4)
31.3
(88.3)
31.7
(89.0)
Daily mean °C (°F)27.2
(81.0)
27.2
(81.0)
27.3
(81.1)
27.7
(81.9)
27.7
(81.9)
27.2
(81.0)
26.6
(79.9)
26.9
(80.4)
27.5
(81.5)
28.7
(83.7)
28.6
(83.5)
27.5
(81.5)
27.5
(81.5)
Average low °C (°F)23.8
(74.8)
23.6
(74.5)
23.6
(74.5)
23.8
(74.8)
23.6
(74.5)
22.9
(73.2)
22.3
(72.1)
22.3
(72.1)
22.8
(73.0)
24.2
(75.6)
24.3
(75.7)
23.8
(74.8)
23.4
(74.1)
Average rainfall mm (inches)289
(11.4)
236
(9.3)
252
(9.9)
218
(8.6)
164
(6.5)
98
(3.9)
54
(2.1)
36
(1.4)
33
(1.3)
65
(2.6)
141
(5.6)
252
(9.9)
1,838
(72.5)
Source: Climate-Data.org [2]

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References

  1. Musthofa Bisri (August 11, 2014). "Mount Jaddih, New Tourism Spot of Bangkalan".
  2. "Climate: Bangkalan". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 15 November 2020.