Banjar, West Java

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Banjar
Coat of arms of Banjar
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
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
Location in Java and Indonesia
Banjar City is located in Indonesia
Banjar City
Banjar City
Banjar City (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
ProvinceCoat of arms of West Java.svg West Java
ConsolidatedMarch 2, 1992
Government
 • MayorAde Uu Sukaesih
 • Vice MayorDarmadji Prawirasetia
Area
 • Total131.97 km2 (50.95 sq mi)
Elevation
97 m (318 ft)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total182,819[1]
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)
Area code(+62) 265
WebsiteCity Government Site

Banjar (Sundanese: ᮘᮔ᮪ᮏᮁ), 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.[2]

Tourist destinations[edit]

Banjar has a beautiful nature so that in this town of Banjar, a great many artistic and tourist attractions attract suitable for you who are on vacation and recreation with family or for a group of organizations are filling time on your holiday while in the town of Banjar.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BPS-Laci 3.0". laci.bps.go.id. Retrieved 2019-02-05.
  2. ^ "Terowongan Wilhelmina Terpanjang di Indonesia" (in Indonesian). July 7, 2013.
  3. ^ "Best Places to Visit in Banjar". September 10, 2017.

External links[edit]

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