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Kota Serang Madani
(Self-reliant City of Serang)
|Established||2 November 2007|
|• Vice Mayor||Subadri Ushuludin|
|• Total||266.71 km2 (102.98 sq mi)|
|Elevation||25 m (82 ft)|
|• Density||2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)|
|Area code||(+62) 254|
Serang municipality (Indonesian : Kota Serang, Sundanese: ᮞᮦᮛᮀ) is the capital of Banten province and was formerly also the administrative center of Serang Regency in Indonesia (the Regency's capital is now at Baros). The city is located towards the north of Banten province, on the island of Java. Before Banten province was formed in 2000 Serang was part of West Java province.
Serang has a tropical rainforest climate, with no dry season month.It faces the Java Sea, which is home to Thousand Islands.
Serang had a population of 576,961 in the 2010 census, km from the border of Jabodetabek and sometimes considered as amalgamated with the Greater Jakarta.making it the third most populous city in the province of Banten. The 2020 Census gave a total of 692,101. Serang is located approximately 15
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The majority of people in Serang and Banten Province embrace Islam, but other religions coexist peacefully. Serang is often known as " kota santri " or the "city of pious people", due to the history as a traditional center of Islamic learning.The city hosts two of the major congregational mosques in Banten province, Ats-Tsauroh Great Mosque of Serang and Al-Bantani Grand Mosque, which hold the capacity of 2,500 and 10,000 worshippers respectively.
Compared with the majority in Banten Province who speak the Sundanese language, in addition to Sundanese language. Some residents local people in Serang speak the Javanese language with a dialect similar to the Cirebon dialect of Javanese. The reason for this is that many Javanese migrants arrived in early 1527 to build the Banten Sultanate, and remained to form the base of today's population.
The city is served by Serang station, operated by Indonesia's rail operator PT Kereta Api Indonesia.
The Tangerang–Merak Toll Road, part of the Trans-Java toll road, passes through the city of Serang.
The road to the proposed Sunda Strait Bridge would start in Serang, pass through Merak in neighboring Cilegon city to cross over the Sunda Strait to Sumatra.
Serang was formerly a part of Serang Regency. On 2 November 2007, the status of Serang was changed into a municipality (kota madya) independent of the Regency. Since that time, Serang City becomes a semi-enclave within Serang Regency, as the city borders the regency in the south, east, and west, while it borders with Java Sea in the north.
The City of Serang is divided into six districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Censusand the 2020 Census. The table also includes the number of administrative villages (urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal codes.
|Cipocok Jaya||31.54||80,930||98,907||8||47121 - 47128|
|Serang (district)||25.88||208,017||226,196||12||47111 - 47119|
Serang has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with heavy rainfall year-round. Rain gets noticeably heavier from December to March.
|Climate data for Serang|
|Average high °C (°F)||30.4|
|Daily mean °C (°F)||26.4|
|Average low °C (°F)||22.5|
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||305|
The emblem of Serang consists of
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