Pamekasan Regency

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Pamekasan
(Kabupaten Pamekasan)
Regency
Aerial photo of Sendang near Pamekasan
Aerial photo of Sendang near Pamekasan
Motto: Madu Ganda Mangesti Tunggal / Mekkas Jatna Paksa Jenneng Dibi'(tempeng pote matah ngo' poteh tolang
Coordinates: 7°10′S 113°28′E / 7.167°S 113.467°E / -7.167; 113.467Coordinates: 7°10′S 113°28′E / 7.167°S 113.467°E / -7.167; 113.467
Country  Indonesia
Province East Java
Area
 • Total 792.24 km2 (305.89 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 818,283
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Website www.pamekasan.info

Pamekasan Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of the province of East Java, Indonesia. It is located on Madura Island approximately 120 kms east of Surabaya, the provincial capital.

The regency covers an area of 792.24 sq.kms, and at the 2010 Census it had a population of 795,918 (an increase from 689,225 at the previous Census in 2000); the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 818,283.

Neighbouring Regencies[edit]

Pamekasan Regency is bordered on the east by Sumenep Regency, on the north by the Java Sea, on the west by Sampang Regency, and on the south by the Madura Strait (separating Madura from the island of Java).

Administrative Districts[edit]

Pamekasan Regency consists of thirteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[1]

Demographics[edit]

The population comprises Madurese, Javanese, and Chinese Indonesians.

Economy[edit]

One of the famous produces from this region is Batik Pamekasan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.