Brebes Regency

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Brebes Regency
Kabupaten Brebes
Regency
Official seal of Brebes RegencyKabupaten Brebes
Seal
Nickname(s): Brebes
Location in Central Java
Location in Central Java
Brebes RegencyKabupaten Brebes is located in Indonesia
Brebes RegencyKabupaten Brebes
Brebes Regency
Kabupaten Brebes
Location in Indonesia
Coordinates: 7°04′S 108°53′E / 7.067°S 108.883°E / -7.067; 108.883Coordinates: 7°04′S 108°53′E / 7.067°S 108.883°E / -7.067; 108.883
Country Indonesia
Province Central Java
Government
 • Regent Hajjah Idza Priyanti
Area
 • Total 1,657.73 km2 (640.05 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 1,742,511
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) 0283
Website www.brebeskab.go.id

Brebes is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the northwestern part of Central Java province in Indonesia. Its capital is Brebes.

Administration[edit]

Brebes Regency and its districts

The Regency in 2010 is divided into 17 districts:

  1. Banjarharjo
  2. Bantarkawung
  3. Brebes
  4. Bulakamba
  5. Bumiayu
  6. Jatibarang
  7. Kersana
  8. Ketanggungan
  9. Larangan
  10. Losari
  11. Paguyangan
  12. Salem
  13. Sirampog
  14. Songgom
  15. Tanjung
  16. Tonjong
  17. Wanasari

Cuisine[edit]

Brebes is known for its shalot (bawang merah) and Salted duck egg (telur asin in Indonesia).[citation needed] Other popular dishes include Sate Blengong and Peuyeum Ketan from Salem, one of 17 Districts in Brebes.[citation needed]

Jatibarang Dam[edit]

In January 2014, all the Jatibarang Dam constructions have been completed and ready to water-fill in mid-February 2014.[1] 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.[2]

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