Trenggalek Regency

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Trenggalek
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Trenggalek
Location of Trenggalek in Indonesia
Coordinates: 8°03′S111°43′E / 8.050°S 111.717°E / -8.050; 111.717 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
 (2020 Census) [3]
  Total731,125
  Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone GMT +7
Website trenggalekkab.go.id

Trenggalek Regency 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] It is located on the southern shore of East Java and is surrounded by three regencies: Ponorogo to the northwest; Pacitan to the southwest; and Tulungagung 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 [6] and the 2020 Census. [7] The table also includes the location of the district headquarters, the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal codes.

NameArea
in km2
Pop'n
Census
2010 [8]
Pop'n
Census
2020 [9]
Admin
centre
Number
of
villages
Post
codes
Penggul (a)131.5669,32578,344Wonocoyo1766364
Munjungan (b)154.8046,91652,908Munjungan1166365
Watulimo (c)154.4462,62570,002Prigi1266382
Kampak79.0035,74337,201Bendoagung766373
Dongko141.2059,24865,505Dongko1066363
Pule118.1250,90855,822Pule1066362
Karangan50.9245,43249,930Karangan1266361
Suruh50.7224,54626,028Suruh766360
Gandusari54.9649,08252,560Gandusari1166372
Durenan57.1648,98551,320Kendalrejo1466381
Pogalan41.8047,95152,234Ngadirenggo1066371
Trenggalek
(town)
61.1662,60664,306Ngantru1566311
-66319
Tugu74.7245,76447,829Gondang1566352 (d)
Bendungan90.8425,28027,136Dompyong866351
Totals1,261,40674,411731,125157

Notes: (a) including 11 small offshore islands. (a) including 23 small offshore islands. (a) including 23 small offshore islands.
(d) 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, corns, cassava, soya beans, 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. [10] [11]

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 literally means "bat cave", owing to the many bats living here when it was first discovered. [12]
  2. Pantai Prigi . This beach is known for its rock formations.[ citation needed ] There is also a fish market and a harbor. [13]
  3. Pantai Pasir Putih. Literally 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. Bull's head is swept away in Kali Bagong (Bagong river) in this annually-held ceremony.
  8. Candi Brongkah. It is a temple which 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 is also founding 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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