Sumedang Regency

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Sumedang Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of West Java, Indonesia. Sumedang is its capital. The city of Sumedang is famous for its tofu, Tahu bungkeng, that was first produced by a Chinese immigrant from China.

Sumedang Regency
Motto: TANDANG (Tertib, Aman, Nyaman, Damai, ANGgun)
Sumedang Regency is located in Indonesia
Sumedang Regency
Sumedang Regency
Location of Sumedang Regency in Indonesia
Coordinates: 6°51′S 107°55′E / 6.850°S 107.917°E / -6.850; 107.917Coordinates: 6°51′S 107°55′E / 6.850°S 107.917°E / -6.850; 107.917
Country Indonesia
Province West Java
Government
 • Regent Ade Irawan
Area
 • Total 1,522.21 km2 (587.73 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,093,602
 • Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) 0261
Website http://www.sumedangkab.go.id
Sumedang county in West Java province

Jatigede Dam[edit]

In August 2011, the project of Jatigede Dam in Cimanuk River has been initialized. The dam capacity is almost one billion cubic metre will be the Indonesian second biggest dam in capacity after Jatiluhur Dam.[1]

An agreement to make a hydro power plant with capacity of 2x25 megawatts and an estimated cost $224.4 million has been signed in December 2011. The production will be incorporated to the Java-Bali 150KiloVolt transmission system in 2015.[2]

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