Lumajang Regency

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Lumajang Regency
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Motto(s): 
Amreta Brata Wira Bhakti
(Eternal virtue by act of gallantry and devotion)
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Location within East Java
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Lumajang Regency
Location in Java and Indonesia
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Lumajang Regency
Lumajang Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 8°08′S113°13′E / 8.133°S 113.217°E / -8.133; 113.217
Country Indonesia
Province East Java
Capital Lumajang
Government
  RegentThoriqul Haq, M.ML.
  Vice RegentIndah Amperawati
Area
  Total1,790.90 km2 (691.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)
  Total1,119,251
  Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
  [1]
Time zone UTC+7 (IWST)
Area code (+62) 334
Website lumajangkab.go.id

Lumajang Regency is a Regency (kabupaten) located in the East Java province of Indonesia. It covers an area of 1,790.90 sq. km, and had a population of 1,006,458 at the 2010 Census [2] and 1,119,251 at the 2020 Census. [3] It shares its land borders with Jember Regency (to the east), Probolinggo Regency (to the north), and Malang Regency (to the west), while it borders the Indian Ocean to the south.

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Geography

Lumajang is located approximately 150 km southeast of Surabaya. Its temperature ranges between 24 °C to 32 °C.

History

Lumajang is one of the ancient cities in Java which still exist up to this day. [4] According to Mula Malurung artifact (dated 1177 Saka), Lumajang was then ruled by King Nararyya Kirana Sminingrat. The date of the artifact, which is 15 December 1255 in the Gregorian calendar, was decided as the date of establishment of Lumajang. Menhirs found in the districts of Senduro, Gucialit, Sukodono, Klakah, and Lumajang reveal that in prehistoric times, the present area of Lumajang had already been inhabited long before the date of Mula Malurung artifact. [4]

Administrative districts

Lumajang Regency is divided into 21 districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census [5] ) and the 2020 Census. [6]

NameArea
in km2
Population
Census 2010
Population
Census 2020
Tempursari105.3528,50133,819
Pronojiwo141.4931,73737,759
Candipuro143.0962,22673,617
Pasirian128.3983,68392,035
Tempeh73.2178,80685,929
Lumajang28.4780,68584,649
Sumbersuko29.0733,91336,137
Tekung27.8832,56535,565
Kunir53.3051,67956,181
Yosowilangun72.4456,54661,299
Rowokangkung58.8834,14938,391
Jatiroto53.6945,24748,226
Randuagung93.9260,85370,343
Sukodono28.8149,94956,352
Padang53.8334,61537,943
Pasrujambe162.4734,91640,987
Senduro170.9042,89249,314
Gucialit101.7923,43626,274
Kedungjajang66.1343,49947,685
Klakah87.4251,11856,664
Ranuyoso110.3645,44350,082
Totals1,790.901,006,4581,119,251

The districts are further subdivided into 202 villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan).

Demographics

The population comprises Javanese, Madurese, Chinese Indonesians, and Tenggerese.

Climate

Lumajang has a tropical savanna climate (Aw) with moderate to little rainfall from May to September and heavy to very heavy rainfall from October to April.

Climate data for Lumajang
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)31.8
(89.2)
31.7
(89.1)
31.8
(89.2)
31.7
(89.1)
31.5
(88.7)
31.4
(88.5)
31.2
(88.2)
31.8
(89.2)
32.7
(90.9)
33.2
(91.8)
32.7
(90.9)
31.9
(89.4)
32.0
(89.5)
Daily mean °C (°F)26.7
(80.1)
26.6
(79.9)
26.6
(79.9)
26.4
(79.5)
25.8
(78.4)
25.0
(77.0)
24.2
(75.6)
24.8
(76.6)
25.5
(77.9)
26.4
(79.5)
26.6
(79.9)
26.4
(79.5)
25.9
(78.6)
Average low °C (°F)21.6
(70.9)
21.6
(70.9)
21.4
(70.5)
21.1
(70.0)
20.1
(68.2)
18.7
(65.7)
17.3
(63.1)
17.8
(64.0)
18.4
(65.1)
19.6
(67.3)
20.6
(69.1)
21.0
(69.8)
19.9
(67.9)
Average rainfall mm (inches)259
(10.2)
253
(10.0)
251
(9.9)
166
(6.5)
113
(4.4)
59
(2.3)
47
(1.9)
17
(0.7)
39
(1.5)
133
(5.2)
198
(7.8)
280
(11.0)
1,815
(71.4)
Source: Climate-Data.org [7]

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Coordinates: 8°08′S113°13′E / 8.133°S 113.217°E / -8.133; 113.217