Central Jakarta

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Central Jakarta
Administrative city
Administrative city of Central Jakarta
Kota Administrasi Jakarta Pusat
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From top, left to right: National Monument, Car Free Day around Sudirman-Thamrin Street, Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta Cathedral, National Museum of Indonesia, Selamat Datang Monument and Hotel Indonesia Roundabout, Merdeka Palace
Official seal of Central Jakarta
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Country  Indonesia
Province Coat of arms of Jakarta.svg Jakarta
 • Mayor H. Saefullah (2010)
 • Total 48.13 km2 (18.58 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)[1]
 • Total 898,883
 • Density 19,000/km2 (48,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (WIB)
Website pusat.jakarta.go.id

Central Jakarta (Indonesian: Jakarta Pusat) is one of the five administrative cities (kota administrasi) which form Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia. It had 898,883 inhabitants at the 2010 Census.

Central Jakarta is the smallest in area and population of the five cities of Jakarta. It is the administrative and political center of Jakarta and Indonesia. Central Jakarta contains a number of large international hotels and major landmarks such as Hotel Indonesia.


Central Jakarta is bounded by North Jakarta to the north, East Jakarta to the east, South Jakarta to the south, and West Jakarta to the west.

Central Jakarta is divided into 8 kecamatan (districts):


Central Jakarta has an average of 19,000 residents per square kilometre, making it the most densely populated municipality in Jakarta.[2]


Both GRDP at current market price and GRDP at 2000 constant price in 2007 for Municipality of Central Jakarta is higher than other municipalities in DKI Jakarta, which is Rp. 145 million and Rp. 80 million respectively.[1]

At the end of the first quarter of 2010, the Jakarta CBD had an occupancy rate of 80%, an increase from the 78% at the end of the first quarter of 2009. According to Jones Lang LaSalle, the amount of office space in the Jakarta CBD increased by 93,000 square metres (1,000,000 sq ft) between the second half of 2010 and the second half of 2009.[3]

In September 2010, Jones Lang LaSalle estimated that the Jakarta CBD had 30,000 square metres (320,000 sq ft) of serviced office space, making up less than 1 percent of the total amount of office space in the CBD. 70% of the tenants in the serviced spaces were international companies. The number of serviced office spaces in Central Jakarta increased by 50% in the year leading to September 2010.[3]

View of Central Jakarta to the northeast from the National Monument, c. 1970s. Istiqlal Mosque was being built in front of already standing Jakarta Cathedral.
The view of Central Jakarta from the viewing tower at the National Monument

Government and infrastructure[edit]

Government agencies with head offices in Central Jakarta include the National Search and Rescue Agency, which has its head office in Kemayoran,[4] and the National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC, Indonesian acronym KNKT), which has its head office in the Ministry of Transport Building.[5]


  1. ^ a b Jakarta in Figures. Statistics DKI Jakarta Provincial Office, Jakarta. 2008. 
  2. ^ Primanita, Arientha. "Cramped Capital Facing ‘Ecological Suicide’ Archived April 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.." Jakarta Globe. September 7, 2010. Retrieved on September 16, 2010.
  3. ^ a b Tisnabudi, Ervan. "Booming Demand in Indonesia for Serviced Offices Archived April 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.." Jakarta Globe. September 12, 2010. Retrieved on September 16, 2010.
  4. ^ "Home." (Archive) National Search and Rescue Agency. Retrieved on 10 May 2012. "Jl. Angkasa Blok B.15 KAV 2-3 Kemayoran - Jakarta Pusat Jakarta - Indonesia 10720"
  5. ^ "Contact Us Archived January 1, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.." National Transportation Safety Committee. Retrieved on 31 December 2013. "Ministry Of Transportation Republic Of Indonesia Transportation Building 3rd Floor Jalan Medan Merdeka Timur No. 5 Jakarta Pusat 10110 Indonesia" Indonesian address Archived January 1, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.: "Kantor Komite Nasional Keselamatan Transportasi Kementerian Perhubungan Republik Indonesia Gedung Perhubungan Lantai 3 Jalan Medan Merdeka Timur No. 5 Jakarta Pusat 10110 Indonesia"

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Coordinates: 6°11′11″S 106°49′46″E / 6.1864°S 106.8294°E / -6.1864; 106.8294