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Motto: Karawang Interasih
Karawang is located in Indonesia
Location of Karawang in Indonesia
Coordinates: 6°18′0″S 107°0′0″E / 6.30000°S 107.00000°E / -6.30000; 107.00000
Country Indonesia
Province West Java
 • Mayor Drs. H. Ade Swara,MH
 • Total 61.71 km2 (auto sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
ZIP Code 41313
Website http://www.karawangkab.go.id

Karawang (Kota Karawang or Karawang Kota) is the capital of the Karawang Regency of West Java, Indonesia. It is located 32 miles east of Jakarta.

In March 2010 Karawang suffered severe flooding with 10,747 houses being flooded, 11,540 families affected and 44,071 persons affected.[1]

Karawang also known as one of major rice production source in West Java.

Heinrich Christian Macklot, a German naturalist, was killed on 12 May 1832 during an insurrection that took place on the island.[2]

Toll Road Access[edit]

KM Toll Gate Destination
47 Karawang Barat Karawang, Industrial Complex, Rengasdengklok
54 Karawang Timur Karawang, Klari, Industrial Complex


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Coordinates: 6°18′45″S 107°17′42″E / 6.31250°S 107.29500°E / -6.31250; 107.29500