|Indramayu, West Java - Indonesia|
|Motto: REMAJA (Religius, Maju, Mandiri dan Sejahtera)|
|• Regent||DR. Irianto M.S. Syafiuddin|
|• Total||2,000.99 km2 (772.59 sq mi)|
|Time zone||WIB (UTC+7)|
Indramayu is the capital of Indramayu Regency in the West Java province of Indonesia, and located in the north coastal area of West Java, east from Jakarta, north-east from the city of Bandung, and north-west of the city of Cirebon. Indramayu is situated below sea level, which means that it is risky if there is high tide in stormy conditions. The town is only protected by some dunes and barrages at the seaside.
The climate is quite dry.
The number of (registered) citizens of Indramayu Regency is about 1,600,000, but in the town itself only less than 24,000 people reside. The estimated land area of the town of Indramayu is 2,600 km2 (1,000 sq mi). The local population nearby the shore subside on fishing. Furthermore, kapok, clove, citrus and other fruits are cultivated. Indramayu is famous for the special sweet mangosteens so known as one of mango producers in West Java. . Indramayu was known as Indonesian no 1 rice supplier in the early 1980s to late 1990s.
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