Brebes Regency

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For the capital of this regency see Brebes, Brebes

Brebes Regency
(Kabupaten Brebes)
Official seal of Brebes Regency(Kabupaten Brebes)
Nickname(s): Brebes
Location in Central Java
Location in Central Java
Brebes Regency(Kabupaten Brebes) is located in Indonesia
Brebes Regency(Kabupaten Brebes)
Brebes Regency
(Kabupaten Brebes)
Location in Indonesia
Coordinates: 7°04′S 108°53′E / 7.067°S 108.883°E / -7.067; 108.883Coordinates: 7°04′S 108°53′E / 7.067°S 108.883°E / -7.067; 108.883
Country Indonesia
Province Central Java
 • Regent Hajjah Idza Priyanti
 • Total 1,902.37 km2 (734.51 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 1,755,136
 • Density 920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) 0283

Brebes Regency is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the northwestern part of Central Java province in Indonesia. It covers an area of 1,902.37 km2, and at the 2010 Census it had a population of 1,733,869:[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 1,755,136. Its capital is the town of Brebes in the northeast corner of the regency.

Administrative districts[edit]

Brebes Regency comprises seventeen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]


Brebes is known for its shalot (bawang merah) and Salted duck egg (telur asin in Indonesia).[citation needed] Other popular dishes include Sate Blengong and Peuyeum Ketan from Salem, one of 17 Districts in Brebes.[citation needed]

Jatibarang Dam[edit]

In January 2014, all the Jatibarang Dam constructions have been completed and ready to water-fill in mid-February 2014.[3] The dam is useful for flood control through Kreo River, Garang River, West Flood Canal and drinking water supply with intensity 1 liter per second for consumption of 100,000 new subscribers in Gunungpati and West Semarang in 2014. Kreo Cave will be isolated in the dam water and a bridge will be provided to go there.[4]


  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Bakti Buwono (January 23, 2014). "Penggenangan Waduk Jatibarang Pertengahan Februari". 
  4. ^ "Berharap Banyak dari Bendung Jatibarang". March 22, 2013. 

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