Probolinggo Regency

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Probolinggo Regency
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Motto(s): 
Prasaja Ngesti Wibawa
(By modesty for the sake of dignity)
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Location within East Java
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Probolinggo Regency
Location in Java and Indonesia
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Probolinggo Regency
Probolinggo Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 7°44′07″S113°28′18″E / 7.73528°S 113.47167°E / -7.73528; 113.47167
Country Indonesia
Region Java
Province East Java
Capital Kraksaan
Government
  RegentPuput Tantriana Sari
  Vice RegentTimbul Prihanjoko
Area
  Total1,696.17 km2 (654.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)
  Total1,152,537
  Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (IWST)
Area code (+62) 335
Website probolinggokab.go.id

Probolinggo Regency (Indonesian : Kabupaten Probolinggo) is a regency in East Java province of Indonesia. It covers an area of 1,696.17 sq. km, and had a population of 1,096,244 at the 2010 Census [1] and 1,152,537 at the 2020 Census. [2] Its capital was formerly the city of Probolinggo, but after that city became an independent administrative identity the capital is now at Kraksaan.

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Administrative districts

Probolinggo Regency consists of twenty-four districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and population totals from the 2010 Census [3] and the 2020 Census. [4] 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 [5]
Population
Census
2020 [6]
Number
of
villages
Post
codes
Sukapura102.0619,57119,6441267254
Sumber141.8826,13826,038967263
Kuripan66.7529,25430,196767262
Bantaran42.1340,64143,1501067261 (a)
Leces36.8154,70357,0051067273
Tegalsiwalan41.7436,22136,8301267274
Banyuanyar45.7052,20654,7361467275
Tiris165.6763,40468,5241667287
Krucil202.5352,36856,7901467288
Gading146.8548,11353,3381967292
Pakuniran113.8542,24444,0751767290
Kotaanyar42.5835,13136,5591367293
Paiton53.2868,91467,9492067291
Besuk35.0445,65849,5351767283
Kraksaan 37.8065,59068,1461867282
Krejengan34.4338,03640,4301767284
Pajarakan21.3433,66733,9361267281
Maron51.3961,86465,3841867276
Gending36.6139,09841,8151367272
Dringu31.1650,73753,6421467271
Wonomerto45.6738,56940,8681167253
Lumbang92.7131,01532,2031067255
Tongas77.9563,62367,7041467252
Sumberasih (b)30.2559,47964,0401367251
Totals1,696.171,096,2441,152,537330

Notes: (a) excluding the village of Besuk, which has a post code of 67283. (b) includes the offshore island of Pulau Giliketapang.

Tourism

Probolinggo Regency has various tourist attractions including Mount Bromo, white water rafting at Pekalen River, and also the Jabung Buddhist temple.

Rafting at Pekalen River

The location is about 1 hour from Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park which Pekalen river cuts Probolinggo city. With difficulty up to grade 3+, there are many bat caves and also small waterfalls along the cliff of Pekalen river which are difficult to find at other rivers. [7] [8]

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  7. "Arung Jeram Pekalen Probolinggo" . Retrieved September 13, 2014.
  8. "Probolinggo Community". Archived from the original on November 29, 2016. Retrieved September 13, 2016.

Coordinates: 7°44′07″S113°28′18″E / 7.73528°S 113.47167°E / -7.73528; 113.47167