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Prayoga Tohaga Sayaga
(Foremost, Robust, Ready)
Kuta Udaya Wangsa
(City of the dawn of the nation)
(Steadfast in faith)
Location within West Java
|• Regent||Ade Yasin|
|• Total||2,986.20 km2 (1,152.98 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (WIB)|
Bogor Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Bogor) is a regency (kabupaten) of West Java, Indonesia, south of DKI Jakarta. Covering an area of 2,986.20 km2, it is considered a bedroom community for Jakarta, and was home to 5,427,068 people at the 2020 Census. Its administration is located in Cibinong.
It is bordered by Tangerang Regency, the cities of South Tangerang, Depok and Bekasi, and finally Bekasi Regency, all to the north, Sukabumi Regency to the south, Cianjur Regency to the southeast, and Karawang Regency to the east; it fully encircles Bogor City, although the latter is administratively independent of the regency. It is bordered by Lebak Regency (in Banten Province) to the west.
The area has witnessed significant population growth. Two areas formerly within the regency have been split off as autonomous cities; on 20 April 1999, the city of Depok was unified with some neighbouring districts of Bogor Regency to form an autonomous city of Depok (independent of the regency); and Bogor city is also an autonomous city (similarly independent of the regency).
In the 2010 census the regency (minus the autonomous cities) counted 4,770,744 people, of which 2,450,426 are male. The 2020 Census showed this had grown to 5,427,068. The Regency is the most populous in Indonesia. Given that the regency covers 2,986.20 km2 after the separation of Bogor and Depok cities, the density stands at 1,817 people per km2.
Cibinong is its capital.
The Dutch name of the regency was 'Regentschap Buitenzorg'.
Since the New Order era, many immigrants have chosen Bogor Regency because of its location not far from Jakarta, most of the immigrants are from Java, even in Cibinong District the Javanese population has reached 32% and in Gunung Putri District 30%. Meanwhile, in Sukamakmur District and Tanjungsari District the population of Javanese is below 3%.
The majority of Sundanese is spoken by residents in the southern sub-district bordering Bogor City and Cianjur Regency and the western sub-district of Bogor Regency which borders Lebak Regency. Meanwhile Betawi Language is spoken in almost all sub-districts bordering Bekasi City, Bekasi Regency, Depok City, South Tangerang and Tangerang Regency use this language.
Nature reserves (cagar alam)
Within Bogor Regency the following nature reserves exist:
The westernmost fourteen districts due to be split off to form the new West Bogor Regency are shown in the right-hand set of columns. The twenty-six districts in the east of the Regency (which will remain part of Bogor Regency) are shown in the left-hand set of columns. However, plans are under discussion to also split off the seven easternmost districts (indicated by asterisks in the left-hand columns) to form a new East Bogor Regency.
The above list excludes the six districts which comprise the autonomous city of Bogor:
- Bogor Barat (233,637 in 2020)
- Bogor Selatan, (2094,030 in 2020)
- Bogor Tengah (96,258 in 2020)
- Bogor Timur (104,327 in 2020)
- Bogor Utara (186,724 in 2020)
- Tanah Sareal (218,094 in 2020)
In Ciapus village, Ciomas district there are three waterfalls which can be easily reached by local tourists using Angkot 03 from Bogor to Ciapus in about 45 minutes. They are Curug (Waterfall) Daun, Curug Nangka and Curug Kawung. About 8 kilometers from the gate there is another waterfall in Gunung Malang village, Gunung Malang district. The Curug Luhur falls are 50 meters high and easily accessible.
- Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
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