locator of Bangkalan Regency
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Bangkalan Regency is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) of East Java province in Indonesia. The seat of its government is Bangkalan. The regency is located on the west side of Madura Island, bordering with Sampang Regency at the east, Java Sea at the north and Madura Strait at west and the south side. It covers an area of 1,144 km2, and had a population of 906,761 at the 2010 Census.
Kamal port is the main gateway between Madura island and Java, where ferries serve the port with the Ujung port nearby Surabaya. In 2009, the Suramadu Bridge was completed, being the first bridge ever to connect Java and Madura islands. The Suramadu Bridge is the longest bridge in Indonesia.
Bangkalan Regency is included in the Gerbangkertosusila development regions, an extended region of Surabaya industrial areas.
Administratively, the regency is divided into 18 districts (kabupaten):
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