Kebumen City

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Kota Kebumen
Other transcription(s)
 • Hanacaraka ꦥꦸꦂꦮꦺꦴꦑꦺꦂꦠꦺꦴ
Kebumen shield
Kebumen shield
Nickname(s): Kota Kebumen
Motto(s): Kebumen Beriman
(Bersih, Indah, Manfaat, Aman, Nyaman)
(Clean, Lovely, Useful, Safe, Comfortable)
Kebumen is located in Java
Location in Java
Coordinates: 7°40′15.3″S 109°39′39.0″E / 7.670917°S 109.660833°E / -7.670917; 109.660833Coordinates: 7°40′15.3″S 109°39′39.0″E / 7.670917°S 109.660833°E / -7.670917; 109.660833
Country Indonesia
Province Central Java
Regency Kebumen
 • People's Supreme Leader and Guide Kebumen Ir. H. M. Yahya Fuad, SE
 • Total 42,04 km2 (1,623 sq mi)
Elevation +85 m (279 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 121,580
 • Density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (WIB)
Area code(s) 0287

Kebumen is a town on the island of Java, Indonesia. It is the capital of Kebumen Regency, Central Java region.[1] The population of the town at the 2015 Census was 121,580.[2] Although this district became the administrative center Kebumen but the population of this district the second largest in Kebumen after Karanganyar town located 22 km west of the city Kebumen. Kebumen city has another name Swallow City, City Tours, and the city of culture.[3][citation needed]


Kebumen is located near the Indian Ocean, it is also called Samudera Indonesia . The city is bisected by the Kali Lukulo (Lukulo River). It lies near three major roads, Jalan Pahlawan, Jalan HM. Sarbini and Jalan Ronggowarsito. Its geographic location is 7°40′15.3″S 109°39′39.0″E / 7.670917°S 109.660833°E / -7.670917; 109.660833.


The population is almost entirely Javanese and over 96% Muslim. The village of Kebumen has a multi-religious population.[4]


The agricultural sector is quite dominant role in the economy Kebumen City. Donations GDP reached 44.77 percent contained. Agricultural commodities mainstay of this region is the product of food crops, especially rice, cassava, soybean and coconut plantations especially. Then from the Tourism sector also supports the economy of Kebumen City.[citation needed]

Kebumen Leaders[edit]

The name of Tumenggung/Adipati (Duke)/Bupati (Regent) who had led Kebumen
No. Name Year Area Name
1 Panembahan Bodronolo 1642–1657 Panjer
2 Hastrosuto 1657–1677 Panjer
3 Kalapaking I 1677–1710 Panjer
4 KRT. Kalapaking II 1710–1751 Panjer
5 KRT. Kalapaking III 1751–1790 Panjer
6 KRT. Kalapaking IV 1790–1833 Panjer
7 KRT. Arungbinang IV 1833–1861 Panjer
8 KRT. Arungbinang V 1861–1890 Keboemen
9 KRT. Arungbinang VI 1890–1908 Keboemen
10 KRT. Arungbinang VII 1908–1934 Keboemen
11 KRT. Arungbinang VIII 1934–1942 Keboemen
12 R. Prawotosoedibyo S 1942–1945 Keboemen
13 KRT. Said Prawirosastro 1945–1947 Keboemen
14 RM. Soedjono 1947–1948 Kebumen
15 R.M. Istikno Sosrobusono 1948–1951 Kebumen
16 R.M. Slamet Projorahardjo 1951–1956 Kebumen
17 R. Projosudarto 1956–1961 Kebumen
18 R. Sudarmo Sumohardjo 1961–1963 Kebumen
19 R.M. Suharjo Notoprojo 1963–1964 Kebumen
20 DRS. R. Soetarjo Kolopaking 1964–1966 Kebumen
21 R. Suyitno 1966–1968 Kebumen
22 Mashud Mertosugondo 1968–1974 Kebumen
23 R. Soepeno Soerjodiprodjo 1974–1979 Kebumen
24 DRS. H. Dadiyono Yudoprayitno 1979–1984 Kebumen
25 Drs. Iswarto 1984–1985 Kebumen
26 H. M.C. Tohir 1985–1990 Kebumen
27 H.M. Amin Soedibyo 1990–1995 Kebumen
28 H.M. Amin Soedibyo 1995–2000 Kebumen
29 Dra. Rustriningsih, M.Si 2000–2005 Kebumen
30 Dra. Rustriningsih, M.Si 2005–2008 Kebumen
31 K.H. Nashiruddin Al Mansyur 2008–2010 Kebumen
Swallow Monument (Tugu Lawet)

University / College[edit]

Mass media[edit]

Kebumen has a relatively complete mass media, both print and electronic media. Currently in Kebumen region has published a daily newspaper "Kebumen Express", which is part of Jawa Pos Group. In addition, there is also a "Radar Kebumen".[citation needed]

For electronic media, there are several commercial radio stations and one Kebumen district government-owned public radio, and a local television station.[citation needed]


Train at Kebumen Station

Radio in FM

Bimasakti FM

Mas FM

Radio DVK

Ardana FM


Ratih TV Kebumen (47 UHF), Kebumen City government-owned television



  1. ^ "Sub-District".
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  3. ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 2015-12-27.
  4. ^ "Central Java Village Shows That Unity in Diversity Is Possible." Jakarta Globe. Retrieved on August 26, 2015.

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