Mojokerto Regency

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Mojokerto Regency
Kabupaten Mojokerto
ꦑꦧꦸꦥꦠꦺꦤ꧀ꦩꦗꦏꦼꦂꦠ
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Motto(s): 
Wijna Mantriwira
(Wise and courageous for the country)
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Location within East Java
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Mojokerto Regency
Location in Java and Indonesia
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Mojokerto Regency
Mojokerto Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 7°33′S112°30′E / 7.550°S 112.500°E / -7.550; 112.500
Country Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia
Province East Java
Capital Mojosari
Government
  RegentPungkasiadi
  Vice Regentvacant
Area
  Total692.15 km2 (267.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census) [1]
  Total1,170,748
  Density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (IWST)
Area code (+62) 321
Website mojokertokab.go.id

Mojokerto Regency (Indonesian : Kabupaten Mojokerto; Javanese : ꦑꦧꦸꦥꦠꦺꦤ꧀ꦩꦗꦏꦼꦂꦠ, romanized: Kabupatèn Måjåkertå) is a regency in East Java Province of Indonesia. It is part of the Surabaya metropolitan area (known as Gerbangkertosusila) which comprises Gresik Regency, Bangkalan Regency, Mojokerto Regency, Mojokerto City, Surabaya City, Sidoarjo Regency, and Lamongan Regency. The Regency covers an area of 692.15 sq. km (excluding the independent city of Mojokerto). The population of the Regency was 908,004 in 2000, but had risen to 1,025,443 at the 2010 Census [2] and to 1,170,748 at the 2020 Census. [3] Many of them earn their living as small farmers and craftsmen (consisting shoemakers, furniture makers, and souvenir makers).

Contents

The administrative capital is the town of Mojosari.

Administrative Districts

The Regency is divided into eighteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and population totals from the 2010 Census [4] and the 2020 Census. [5] The table also includes the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal codes.

NameArea
in km2
Population
Census
2010 [6]
Population
Census
2020 [7]
Number
of
villages
Post
codes
Jatirejo32.9839,71346,3461961373
Gondang39.1138,85045,3891861372
Pacet45.1653,01561,6432061374
Trawas29.8628,30232,0001361375
Ngoro57.4879,46986,6691961385
Pungging48.1471,93482,0691961384
Kutorejo42.8357,52768,5271761383
Mojosari26.6573,94582,5741861382
Bangsal24.0646,62554,1261761381
Mojoanyar23.0246,46651,7411261363 & 31364
Dlanggu35.4250,06459,1021661371
Puri35.6570,46380,6221661363 & 31364
Trowulan39.2068,15478,5841661362
Sooko23.4669,05975,8851561361
Totals for
Southern zone
503.02792,286905,277236
Gedeg22.9852,70060,7701461351
Kemlagi50.0552,79361,7822061353
Jetis57.1779,96789,2661661352
Dawar Blandong58.9347,69753,6531861354
Totals for
Northern zone
189.13233,157265,47168
Totals for
Regency
692.151,025,4431,170,748304

The city of Mojokerto, which since 1999 has been administratively independent of the Regency (although the regency administration remains at present centred on the city), virtually divides the regency into two zones - the southern zone comprising the first 14 districts listed above, and the smaller northern zone, comprising the last 4 districts listed above.

Neighbouring regencies

Mojokerto Regency's area is 692.15 km2, located between 15 m and 3,156 m above sea level. It is divided into northern and southern regions by the Brantas River. The southern region has several mountains, which includes Welirang Mountain (3,156 m), Anjasmoro Mountain (2,277 m) and Penanggungan Mountain (1693m).

One of the more famous locations in Mojokerto is Pacet, which has a good mountainous view.

Sleeping Budha

The biggest Sleeping Budha Statue in Indonesia is in Maha Vihara Mojopahit Bejijong, Trowulan District, Mojokerto Regency. The statue is 22 metres in length, 6 metres in width and 4.5 metres in height. [8]

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Coordinates: 7°33′S112°30′E / 7.550°S 112.500°E / -7.550; 112.500