South Tangerang

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South Tangerang
City of South Tangerang
Kota Tangerang Selatan
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(Intelligent, Modern, Religious)
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Location within Banten
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South Tangerang
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South Tangerang
South Tangerang (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 6°17′20″S106°43′05″E / 6.28889°S 106.71806°E / -6.28889; 106.71806 Coordinates: 6°17′20″S106°43′05″E / 6.28889°S 106.71806°E / -6.28889; 106.71806
Country Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia
Province Coat of arms of Banten.png Banten
Granted city status29 October 2008
  Mayor Benyamin Davnie  [ id ]
  Vice Mayor Pilar Saga Ichsan  [ id ]
  Total147.19 km2 (56.83 sq mi)
  Land123.58 km2 (47.71 sq mi)
  Water23.61 km2 (9.12 sq mi)
 (2020 Census)
  Density9,200/km2 (24,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)
Area code (+62) 21
HDI Increase2.svg 0.814 (Very High)

South Tangerang is a city in the province of Banten, Indonesia. Located 30 km (19 mi) on the southwestern border of Jakarta, the city forms part of the Greater Jakarta metropolitan area. It was administratively separated from Tangerang Regency on October 29, 2008. [1] According to the 2020 Census, the city population was 1,354,350 inhabitants. The total area is 147.19 km2 (56.83 sq mi). [2] It's the second-largest city in Banten (after Tangerang city immediately to its north) in terms of population, and has grown rapidly, not only as Jakarta's satellite city, but also the development of business districts and commerce due to presence of large-scale planned town by private developers.


South Tangerang is home to some planned towns built by private developers, the notable ones are Alam Sutera (North Serpong), BSD City (Serpong), and Bintaro Jaya (Pondok Aren), complete with facilities such as business centres, shopping malls, and international schools.


The municipality of South Tangerang is an autonomous city established on 26 November 2008, based on Banten province's constitution. This establishment was a division out of the Tangerang Regency, to support the better development of government service, construction project, community service, and also to utilize the natural potential so that a greater public welfare could be achieved. [3]

South Tangerang is home to many modernized and planned town and housing complex, such as :

Administrative districts

The municipality of South Tangerang is divided into seven districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and population totals from the 2010 Census [4] and 2020 Census. [5] The centre of South Tangerang is the Ciputat district; the western districts of the city (Setu, Serpong and Serpong Utara) are much less densely populated than the eastern districts (Pamulang, Ciputat, Ciputat Timur and Pondok Aren). The table also includes the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal codes. The districts are sub-divided into 49 urban villages (kelurahan) and five rural villages (desa).

in km2
2010 [6]
2020 [7]
(with their Post codes)
Setu14.8066,22584,1786Kranggan (15312), Kademangan (15313), Muncul (15314), Setu (15314), Babakan (15315), Bakti Jaya (15315)
Serpong24.04137,212154,7449Buaran (15310), Ciater (15310), Cilenggang (15310), Rawa Mekar Jaya (15310), Serpong (15311), Rawa Buntu
(15318), Lengkong Gudan (15321), Lengkong Gudang Timur (15321), Lengkong Wetan (15322)
Pamulang 26.82286,270305,5638Kedaung (15415), Bambu Apus (15415), Pondok Benda (15416), Pamulang Barat (15417), Pamulang Timur (15417),
Benda Baru (15418), Pondok Cabe Ilir (15418), Pondok Cabe Udik (15418)
Ciputat 18.38192,205202,7227Cipayung (15411), Ciputat (15411), Sawah Baru (15413), Sawah Lama (15413), Jombang (15414),
Serua (15414), Serua Indah (15414)
Ciputat Timur
(East Ciputat)
15.43178,818172,1396Cempaka Putih (15412), Pondok Ranji (15412), Rempoa (15412), Rengas (15412), Cireundeu (15419),
Pisangan (15419)
Pondok Aren 29.88303,093294,99611Pondok Jaya (15220), Pondok Betung (15221), Jurangmangu Timur (15222), Jurangmangu Barat (15223),
Pondok Aren (15224), Pondok Karya (15225), Pondok Kacang Barat (15226), Pondok Kacang Timur (15226),
Perigi Lama (15227), Perigi Baru (15228), Pondok Pucung (15229)
Serpong Utara
(North Serpong)
17.84126,499134,0087Lengkong Karya (15320), Pakualam (15320), Jelupang (15323), Paku Jaya (15324), Pakulonan (15325),
Pondok Jagung (15326), Pondok Jagung Timur (15326)


South Tangerang has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with moderate rainfall from June to September and heavy rainfall from October to May.

Climate data for South Tangerang
Average high °C (°F)30.3
Daily mean °C (°F)26.5
Average low °C (°F)22.8
Average rainfall mm (inches)352
Source: [8]


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Jakarta-Serpong Toll Road

The city is served mainly by land transportation. Buses, minibuses and taxis are the main methods of transportation available. The public transportation mostly goes to Jakarta since many of the residents of South Tangerang commute to Jakarta on a daily basis. There are feeder buses for TransJakarta. The feeder buses goes from Bumi Serpong Damai and Bintaro Jaya to downtown Jakarta in Senayan.

Main road and highway in the city are :

Main road :

Highway :

The city is also served by commuter rail service KRL Commuterline for those commuters who work in Jakarta. There are five stations located in South Tangerang, namely Cisauk, Pondok Ranji, Rawa Buntu, Serpong and Sudimara. All stations serves the Tanah Abang - Rangkasbitung Line.

There are two toll roads servicing the city, namely Jakarta–Serpong Toll Road and Jakarta–Tangerang Toll Road. There are also several toll roads currently under planning. The plans are for a Serpong-Balaraja Toll Road which will continue the Jakarta-Serpong toll road, and Jakarta Outer Ring Road 2 which will be connecting the city to Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in the near future. Kunciran-Serpong Toll Road and Serpong-Cinere Toll Road are the latest new infrastructure built in the city.

Pondok Cabe Airport – which is used for military and civilian services – is the only airport located within the city boundaries. It is owned by PT Pertamina, the national oil company. The airport is also used for the maintenance base for Pelita Air Service, also owned by PT Pertamina.

Cycle rickshaws (becak) are still available in some areas in the city. Becak is the only method of transportation currently forbidden to operate in Jakarta as its slow speed has allegedly led to congestion in the traffic of Jakarta. However, since South Tangerang is located on the outskirts of Jakarta (instead of the city proper), it is allowed in the city.

In April 2015, Corridor-2 of Trans Anggrek Circle Line which is similar to TransJakarta has been launched to serve public from Pondok Cabe Terminal to Rawa Buntu Station of KRL Jabodetabek. It was free until end of 2015, but only operated between 06:00–09:00, 11:00-14:00 and 16:00–18:00 with notation time of serve will be added as needed. The other seven corridors will be applied gradually. [9]


South Tangerang offers some shopping center in the area, such as :


Education in South Tangerang is just the same as the other part of Indonesia, which is from elementary until senior high (compulsory). Here are the list of schools and universities in South Tangerang :

International Schools

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Jakarta Japanese School

Private Schools

Public Schools

Public universities

Government-affiliated colleges

Private Universities

See also

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