Senayan, Kebayoran Baru

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Senayan is an administrative village (kelurahan in Indonesian) at Kebayoran Baru subdistrict, South Jakarta, Indonesia. The post code is 12190.

Boundaries[edit]

The borders of Senayan are:[1]

  • Semanggi Flyover in the north
  • General Sudirman Street in Gelora administrative village, Tanah Abang subdistrict, Central Jakarta in the west
  • General Gatot Subroto Street in Karet Semanggi administrative village, Setiabudi subdistrict in the east
  • Selong administrative village in the south.

It is worth to note that in spite of the name use, the Gelora Bung Karno sport complex - which is also known as Gelora Senayan Sports Complex, is not within the boundaries of this administrative village, not even in South Jakarta. The sports complex lies within the up-north adjacent Gelora administrative village, which is under the administrative municipality of Central Jakarta.

Highlights[edit]

Plaza Mandiri

Among the important national as well as regional landmarks located in this area are:

Toponym[edit]

The name Senayan is derived from the word Wangsanayan, "land of Wangsanayan". According to De Haan, Wangsanayan was a Lieutenant from Bali who lived at the end of the 17th century, but little is known about him.[2] As time progressed, Wangsanayan was shortened to Senayan.[3]

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