Brebes Regency is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the northwestern part of Central Java province in Indonesia. It covers an area of 1,902.37 sq.kms, and at the 2010 Census it had a population of 1,733,869: the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 1,755,136. Its capital is the town of Brebes in the northeast corner of the regency.
Brebes is known for its shalot (bawang merah) and Salted duck egg (telur asin in Indonesia). Other popular dishes include Sate Blengong and Peuyeum Ketan from Salem, one of 17 Districts in Brebes.
In January 2014, all the Jatibarang Dam constructions have been completed and ready to water-fill in mid-February 2014. The dam is useful for flood control through Kreo River, Garang River, West Flood Canal and drinking water supply with intensity 1 liter per second for consumption of 100,000 new subscribers in Gunungpati and West Semarang in 2014. Kreo Cave will be isolated in the dam water and a bridge will be provided to go there.