Banjar, West Java

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Banjar
City
Other transcription(s)
 • Sundanese ᮘᮔ᮪ᮏᮁ
Motto: Somahna Bagja di Buana
(Its people are happy in this world)
Location within West Java
Location within West Java
Banjar City is located in Java
Banjar City
Banjar City
Banjar City is located in Indonesia
Banjar City
Banjar City
Location in Java and Indonesia
Coordinates: 7°22′10″S 108°32′29″E / 7.3695°S 108.5414°E / -7.3695; 108.5414Coordinates: 7°22′10″S 108°32′29″E / 7.3695°S 108.5414°E / -7.3695; 108.5414
Country Indonesia
Province West Java
Consolidated March 2, 1992
Government
 • Mayor Ade Uu Sukaesih
 • Vice Mayor Darmadji Prawirasetia
Area
 • Total 131.97 km2 (50.95 sq mi)
Elevation 97 m (318 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 196,563
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Website City Government Site

Banjar is a small independent city (not located in any regency) in the east of West Java, Indonesia, on the border between West Java and Central Java. This city also known as Banjar Patroman or Pataruman.

Transportation[edit]

Rail transport[edit]

The dormant train between Banjar and Cijulang, with a length of 82.385 kilometers, gives the beautiful panorama along the track, including hills and Pangandaran sea from above. The track has several old stations with class I, II, and III categories, has 3 tunnels, and one of them, the Wilhemina tunnel, with a length of 1,116 meters, is the longest tunnel in Indonesia; it also has the longest (Cikacepit) bridge in Indonesia, with a length of 1,250 meters and a height of 100 meters above the ground. The authority has mention to live the dormant train and will develop Pangandaran and Cijulang stations with still stay with the originals.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Terowongan Wilhelmina Terpanjang di Indonesia" (in Indonesian). July 7, 2013. 

External links[edit]

  • Witton, Patrick (2003). Indonesia. Melbourne: Lonely Planet. p. 193. ISBN 1-74059-154-2.