Jember Regency

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Jember Regency

Kabupaten Jember
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Motto(s): 
Carya Dharma Praja Mukti
(Works and devotion for the sake of the country)
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Jember Regency
Location of Jember Regency in Indonesia
Coordinates: 8°10′8″S113°42′8″E / 8.16889°S 113.70222°E / -8.16889; 113.70222 Coordinates: 8°10′8″S113°42′8″E / 8.16889°S 113.70222°E / -8.16889; 113.70222
Country Indonesia
Province East Java
Area
  Total3,306.69 km2 (1,276.72 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)
  Total2,536,729
  Density770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
  [1]
Time zone UTC+7 (WIB)
Area code(s) +62-331, +62-336
Website jemberkab.go.id

Jember Regency is a regency of East Java province, Indonesia. The population was 2,332,726 at the 2010 census and 2,536,729 at the 2020 Census. [2] Its administrative capital is the urban area of Jember, which with 359,184 inhabitants in 2020 is the third urban area in East Java province (after Surabaya and Malang) but does not have municipality or city status as it is split between three separate districts. Jember is famous for its tobacco farms and traditional food called tape which is made of fermented cassava.

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Geography

Jember Regency has a total area of 3,306.69 km2. It shares its borders with the regencies of Lumajang (to the west), Probolinggo, Bondowoso and Situbondo (to the north), and Banyuwangi (to the east). To the south lies the Indian Ocean, where the regency includes the island of Nusa Barong, located to the south of Java.

Climate data for Jember
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)30.1
(86.2)
30.4
(86.7)
30.6
(87.1)
31.0
(87.8)
30.7
(87.3)
30.2
(86.4)
30.0
(86.0)
30.3
(86.5)
31.0
(87.8)
31.5
(88.7)
31.4
(88.5)
30.6
(87.1)
30.6
(87.2)
Daily mean °C (°F)25.2
(77.4)
25.2
(77.4)
25.2
(77.4)
25.3
(77.5)
25.3
(77.5)
24.5
(76.1)
24.3
(75.7)
24.5
(76.1)
25.1
(77.2)
25.8
(78.4)
25.9
(78.6)
25.5
(77.9)
25.2
(77.3)
Average low °C (°F)21.5
(70.7)
21.3
(70.3)
21.5
(70.7)
21.3
(70.3)
21.0
(69.8)
20.1
(68.2)
19.7
(67.5)
19.5
(67.1)
20.0
(68.0)
20.9
(69.6)
21.5
(70.7)
21.6
(70.9)
20.8
(69.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches)432.6
(17.03)
361.0
(14.21)
388.4
(15.29)
240.4
(9.46)
173.4
(6.83)
88.0
(3.46)
72.4
(2.85)
43.5
(1.71)
88.6
(3.49)
197.8
(7.79)
318.9
(12.56)
421.8
(16.61)
2,826.8
(111.29)
Average precipitation days18.818.216.511.07.76.23.52.12.02.85.815.0109.6
Source: weatherbase [3]

Administrative districts

Jember Regency consists of thirty-one districts ( Indonesian:kecamatan), listed below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census [4] and the 2020 Census. [5]

The Regent's Office Regent's office Jember.jpeg
The Regent's Office

Notes: (a) includes the substantial offshore island of Nusa Barong (Pulau Nusa Barong, which forms the administrative village - or desa - of Puger Wetan) as well as 13 much smaller offshore islands. (b) the last three districts (indicated by "(b)" above) together constitute the urban area of Jember town.

Demographics

There were 2,332,726 people living in Jember Regency at the 2010 Census. The population has risen by 2020 to 2,536,729 - an average density of about 767.15 people/km2.

Ethnic backgrounds

Jember Regency is one heterogeneous area where many ethnic groups are mingled and live together. Most of its population are Javanese and Madurese people, with a small percentage of ethnic Chinese, Balinese, Arabic and Indian.

Language

Most citizens speak the Javanese language or the Madurese language, and sometimes a mixed dialect of both Javanese and Madurese languages. Many citizen speak Indonesian for official and business purposes only, and to communicate with non-Javanese or non-Madurese people.

Jember Fashion Carnival

The Jember Fashion Carnaval is an annual event. In the tenth carnival in 2011, over 600 participants walked along the world's longest catwalk. It ran for 3.6 kilometres (2.2 mi), along Jalan Sudarman (Central Park) and Jalan Gajah Mada up to the Jember Sport Hall. [6]

Airport

An expansion of dormant Notohadinegoro Airport has been verified for reuse/operational in June 2014. The airport now has 1,705 meters runway and ready to serve up to ATR 72/600. [7]

See also

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