Trenggalek Regency

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Trenggalek
ꦠꦿꦼꦁꦒꦭꦺꦏ꧀
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Motto(s): 
Jwalita Praja Karana
ꦗ꧀ꦮꦭꦶꦠꦥꦿꦗꦏꦫꦤ
(Brilliant because of the people)
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Trenggalek
ꦠꦿꦼꦁꦒꦭꦺꦏ꧀
Location of Trenggalek in Indonesia
Coordinates: 8°03′S111°43′E / 8.050°S 111.717°E / -8.050; 111.717
CountryFlag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia
Province East Java
Government
  RegentM. Nur Arifin [1]
Area
[2]
  Total1,261.40 km2 (487.03 sq mi)
Elevation
110 m (360 ft)
Highest elevation
2,563 m (8,409 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (mid 2023 estimate) [3]
  Total756,109
  Density600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7
Website trenggalekkab.go.id

Trenggalek Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Trenggalek; Javanese : ꦏꦧꦸꦥꦠꦺꦤ꧀ꦠꦿꦼꦁꦒꦭꦺꦏ꧀) is a regency (kabupaten) in East Java, Indonesia.

Contents

This regency has an area of 1,261.40 km2 and had a population of 674,411 residents at the 2010 Census [4] and 731,125 at the 2020 Census; [5] the official estimate as of mid-2023 was 756,109. [3] It is located on the southern shore of East Java and is surrounded by three regencies: Ponorogo Regency to the northwest; Pacitan Regency to the southwest; and Tulungagung Regency to the east. The administrative centre is located in the district (kecamatan) of Trenggalek .

Geography

Trenggalek is a regency that is located on the southern shore of Java island and has the following geographical boundaries:

Administrative districts

The Regency is divided into fourteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their population totals from the 2010 Census [4] and the 2020 Census, [5] together with the official estimates as of mid-2023. [3] The table also includes the locations of the district headquarters, the number of administrative villages in each district (totaling 152 rural desa and 5 urban kelurahan - the latter all in Trenggalek (town) District), and its postal codes.

Kode
Wilayah
Name of
District
(kecamatan)
Area
in
km2
Pop'n
Census
2010
Pop'n
Census
2020
Pop'n
Estimate
mid 2023
Admin
centre
No.
of
villages
Post
codes
35.03.01Panggul (a)131.5669,32578,34481,492Wonocoyo1766364
35.03.02Munjungan (b)154.8046,91652,90854,498Munjungan1166365
35.03.08Watulimo (c)154.4462,62570,00272,855Prigi1266382
35.03.07Kampak79.0035,74337,20138,453Bendoagung766373
35.03.04Dongko141.2059,24865,50568,272Dongko1066363
35.03.03Pule118.1250,90855,82257,843Pule1066362
35.03.06Karangan50.9245,43249,93050,853Karangan1266361
35.03.14Suruh50.7224,54626,02826,795Suruh766360
35.03.10Gandusari54.9649,08252,56054,167Gandusari1166372
35.03.13Durenan57.1648,98551,32051,917Kendalrejo1466381
35.03.12Pogalan41.8047,95152,23453,737Ngadirenggo1066371
35.03.11Trenggalek
(town)
61.1662,60664,30666,887Ngantru15 (d)66311
- 66319
35.03.05Tugu74.7245,76447,82949,749Gondang1566352 (e)
35.03.09Bendungan90.8425,28027,13628,591Dompyong866351
Totals1,261,40674,411731,125756,109157

Notes: (a) including 11 small offshore islands. (b) including 23 small offshore islands. (c) including 23 small offshore islands.
(d) comprising 5 urban kelurahan (Kelutan, Ngantru, Sumbergedong, Surodakan and Tamanan) and 10 desa.
(e) except for the village of Banaran, which has a post code of 66318.

Commodities

A typical paddy field in Trenggalek, Indonesia Trenggalek paddy field.jpg
A typical paddy field in Trenggalek, Indonesia

Agricultural produce in the area includes rice, corn, cassava, soya beans,and legumes.[ citation needed ] Plantations produce sugar cane, cloves, durians, salak, mangosteens, and rambutans. Industrial outputs include soy sauce, syrup, tapioca, anchovies, batik, snacks, cigarettes, sawmill, building materials, roofs, and tofu.[ citation needed ]

Tourism and cultural sights

Trenggalek has several tourist sites, including beaches (Pantai), caves, and mountain ranges. [6] [7]

Pantai Prigi, Trenggalek, Indonesia Prigi Beach.jpg
Pantai Prigi, Trenggalek, Indonesia
  1. Gua Lowo is a cave with examples of stalactites and stalagmites. Based on a cave expert, Mr. Gilbert Manthovani and Dr. Robert K. Kho in 1984, it was declared that Guo Lowo is the biggest natural cave in Southeast Asia with approximately 800  meters of length, nine main rooms, and some small rooms. Guo Lowo means "bat cave", owing to the many bats living here when it was first discovered. [8]
  2. Pantai Prigi . This beach is known for its rock formations.[ citation needed ] There is also a fish market and a harbor. [9]
  3. Pantai Pasir Putih. Means "white sand beach" and is located adjacent to the Prigi beach.
  4. Pantai Pelang. This beach has a waterfall and some tiny islands.[ citation needed ]
  5. Larung Sembonyo. This traditional ceremony is held annually.
  6. Pemandian Tapan. This bathing place is located in Karangan and the natural water source comes directly from the mountain ranges.[ citation needed ]
  7. Upacara Dam Bagong. The bull's head is swept away in Kali Bagong (Bagong river) in this annually-held ceremony.
  8. Candi Brongkah. It is a temple that tells the history of Trenggalek.[ citation needed ]
  9. Alun-alun Kota. It is the central park in the middle of the city. It also has a playground and snack vendors nearby.[ citation needed ]
  10. Tri Turonggo Yakso. It is a typical traditional dance of Trenggalek. The dance belongs to the traditional dance called "jaranan" which also founded another region. Turonggo Yakso symbolizes the victory of villages in driving away from the devil.[ citation needed ]

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References

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