Kebumen Regency

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Kabupaten Kebumen
Other transcription(s)
Karang Bolong Beach, Kebumen
Karang Bolong Beach, Kebumen
Coat of arms of Kebumen
Coat of arms
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°37′46″S 109°34′14″E / 7.62944°S 109.57056°E / -7.62944; 109.57056Coordinates: 7°37′46″S 109°34′14″E / 7.62944°S 109.57056°E / -7.62944; 109.57056
Country Indonesia
Province Central Java
Regency Kebumen Regency
 • People's Supreme Leader and Guide Kebumen K.H. Yazid Mahfudz ( Acting ) & Nurdin Rijal Ardhi (Acting Deputy )
 • Total 1,681 km2 (649 sq mi)
Elevation +85 m (279 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,161,706
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (WIB)
Area code(s) 0287
Swallow Monument Kebumen (Tugu Lawet)

Kebumen (Javanese: ꦏꦼꦧꦸꦩꦺꦤ꧀, translit. Kebumèn) is a regency in the southern part of the Indonesian province of Central Java. The population at the time of the 2010 Census was 1,161,706[1] and the total land area is 1,281 km².[2] Its capital is the city of Kebumen.

There is an area in this regency which is used for geology research, namely Karangsambung.[3]

Van Der Wijck Fortress[edit]

The fortress is located in Gombong City about 21 kilometers west of Kebumen City or 100 kilometers from Borobudur. was built In 1818, by Dutch East India Company (VOC) to conquer Diponegoro war, there were many troops come to the location and make the fortress as office of military concentration. In 1844-1848 the fortess is built in the office location for preparation to clash with Yogyakarta Sultanate and named the fortress as Fort (Generaal) Cochius. In 1856 the fortress is used as Pupillenshool for European youngster who born in Indonesia (formerly Hindia Belanda). And finally, the Dutch colonial changed the name to Van Der Wijck Fortress.

The fortress has octagon shape with 7,168 square meters, 10-meter height and 1.4-meter wall depth in 2 storey.[4]


Geographically, Kebumen is located at 7 ° 27 '- 7 ° 50' south latitude and 109 ° 22 '- 109 ° 50' east longitude. The southern part of Kebumen is lowland, while in the northern part of the mountains and hills that are part of a series of South Serayu Mountains. Meanwhile, in the western region Gombong, there Karst South Gombong a limestone mountain range that stretches to the south coast of north-south trending. This area has more than a hundred caves. The largest river in Kebumen is Luk Ulo river, Jatinegara river, Karanganyar river, Kretek river, Kedungbener river, Kemit river, Gombong river, Ijo river, Kejawang river, and Gebang River.

The Total Area and Use

Kebumen has a total area of 158 111, 50 ha or 1,581, 11 km ² with the conditions of some areas of the coastal areas and mountains, but the majority of the lowlands.

In the area of Kebumen, recorded 49,768, 00 hectares, or about 31, 04% as a wetland and 108, 343.50 hectares or 68.96% as dry land.

According to its use, the vast majority of irrigated land technical and almost entirely (46, 18%) can be planted twice a year, partly in the form of rainfed (37, 82%), which in some places can be planted twice a year, and 11, 25% of irrigated land half-technical and simple.

Dry land is used for building area of 40 985, 00 hectares (37, 73%), dry land / garden area of 33 777, 00 hectares (33, 57%) as well as state forest covering an area of 22 861, 00 hectares (21, 08%) and the rest is used for field pasture, pond, pool, woody plants, as well as land and land cultivated while not others.


North Banjarnegara Regency
South Samudra Hindia
West Banyumas Regency & Cilacap Regency
East Wonosobo Regency & Purworejo Regency


Kebumen is divided into 26 districts, which are divided into over 449 villages and 11 villages with a number of Pillars of Citizens (RW) as many as 1,930 pieces and is divided into 7027 pieces of the Neighborhood (RT). The administrative center is in the district of Kebumen.

The number of Kebumen Administrative Region in 2006-2008
Clarifications 2006 2007 2008
The number of districts 26 26 26
The number of villages 449 449 449
The number of kelurahan 11 11 11
The number of RW 1.877 1.926 1.930
The number of RT 6.755 6.963 7.027

Kebumen Leader[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 Kebumen
9 KRT. Arungbinang VI 1890-1908 Kebumen
10 KRT. Arungbinang VII 1908-1934 Kebumen
11 KRT. Arungbinang VIII 1934-1942 Kebumen
12 R. Prawotosoedibyo S 1942-1945 Kebumen
13 KRT. Said Prawirosastro 1945-1947 Kebumen
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
32 H. Buyar Winarso, SE 2010-2015 Kebumen


TK (Taman Kanak-Kanak)/ Kindergarten[edit]

  • TK Aisyiyah 9 Kalibeji
  • TK Pertiwi Kalirancang
  • RA Masyithoh Gombong

SD (Sekolah Dasar)/ Elementary School[edit]

  • SD N 1 Klirong
  • SD N 1 Pringtutul
  • SD N Sitirejo
  • SD N 4 Karanganyar
  • SD N 2 Pringtutul
  • SD N 2 Wonokromo
  • SD N Purwodadi
  • SD N 2 Sukomulyo
  • SD N 1 Candi
  • SD N Pondok Gebangsari
  • SD N 1 Sawangan
  • SD N 3 Sawangan
  • SD N 1 Sidomukti
  • SD N 2 Sidomukti
  • SD N 1 Kalirancang
  • SD N 2 Kalirancang
  • SD N 3 Kalirancang
  • MI N Grogolpenatus
  • SD N Jatiluhur
  • MI S Islamiyah Logede
  • SD N Ginandong
  • SD N 1 Kritig
  • SD N Panjatan
  • SD N 3 Klapasawit
  • SD N 1 Brecong
  • SD N 1 Jatijajar
  • SD N 1 Pangempon
  • SD N Menganti
  • SD N Karangsari
  • SD N 1 Kuwayuhan
  • SD N 3 Jatisari
  • SD N Arjosari
  • SD N 1 Kajoran
  • SD N 2 Kajoran
  • SD N 1 Karanggayam
  • SD N 2 Karanggayam
  • SD N 3 Karanggayam
  • SD N 1 Kalirejo
  • SD N 1 Karangtengah
  • SD N 1 Karangsambung
  • SD N 2 Karangsambung
  • SD N 3 Karangsambung
  • SD N 1 Tunggalroso
  • SD N 2 Tunggalroso

SMP (Sekolah Menengah Pertama)/ Junior High School[edit]

  • SMP Islam Al Kahfi Somalangu Kebumen
  • SMP N 1 Gombong
  • SMP N 1 Alian
  • SMP Ma'arif 1 Alian
  • SMP N 1 Karanganyar
  • SMP N 2 Karanganyar
  • SMP N 3 Karanganyar
  • SMP N 1 Rowokele
  • MTs S Plus Nururrohmah Tambaksari
  • MTs S Mafatikhul Huda
  • SMP N 1 Kutowinangun
  • SMP N 4 Gombong
  • SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Gombong
  • SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Karanganyar
  • SMP Taman Dewasa Kebumen
  • MTs N Kaleng Puring
  • MTs N 2 Kebumen
  • MTs N Klirong
  • SMP N 1 Klirong
  • SMP N 1 Kebumen
  • SMP N 2 Kebumen
  • SMP N 3 Kebumen
  • SMP N 4 Kebumen
  • SMP N 5 Kebumen
  • SMP N 6 Kebumen
  • SMP N 7 Kebumen
  • SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Kebumen
  • SMP Muhammadiyah 2 Kebumen
  • SMP N 1 Karanggayam
  • SMP N 2 Karanggayam
  • SMP N 1 Karangsambung
  • SMP N 2 Karangsambung
  • SMP N 1 Prembun
  • SMP N 2 Prembun

SMA / SMK / MA / Senior High School[edit]

  • SMA Negeri 1 Kebumen
  • SMA Negeri 2 Kebumen
  • SMA Negeri 1 Gombong
  • SMA Negeri 1 Karanganyar
  • SMA Negeri 1 Ayah
  • SMA Negeri 1 Buluspesantren
  • SMA Negeri 1 Karangsambung
  • SMA Negeri 1 Kutowinangun
  • SMA Negeri 1 Pejagoan
  • SMA Negeri 1 Mirit
  • SMA Negeri 1 Klirong
  • SMA Negeri 1 Petanahan
  • SMA Negeri 1 Prembun
  • SMA Negeri 1 Rowoekele
  • SMA Negeri 1 Karanggayam
  • SMK Negeri 1 Kebumen
  • SMK Negeri 2 Kebumen
  • SMK Negeri 1 Gombong
  • SMK Negeri 1 Karanganyar
  • SMK Negeri 1 Puring
  • SMK Negeri 1 Ambal
  • SMK Ma'rif 1 Kebumen
  • SMK Ma'arif 4 Kebumen
  • SMK Batik Sakti 1 Kebumen
  • SMK Batik Sakti 2 Kebumen
  • SMK Taman Karya Madya Kebumen
  • SMK Purnama 2 Gombong
  • SMK Tamtama Karanganyar
  • SMK Bina Karya 1 Karanganyar
  • SMK Plus Nurrohmah Kuwarasan
  • SMK Bina Nusantara Kebumen
  • SMK Ristek Rowokele
  • SMK Bina Teknika Sruweng
  • SMK Wongsorejo Gombong
  • SMK Muhammadiyah Kutowinangun
  • SMK Komputer Karanganyar
  • SMK Mutiara Alian
  • SMA PGRI Prembun
  • MAN 1 Kebumen
  • MAN 2 Kebumen
  • MAN Gombong
  • SMK VIP Al-Huda

Perguruan Tinggi / University / College[edit]

  • AMIK PGRI Kebumen
  • IAINU Kebumen (dahulu STAINU Kebumen)
  • PGSD Kebumen
  • Politeknik Dharma Patria Kebumen
  • STIE Putra Bangsa
  • Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Muhammadiyah Gombong
  • Sekolah Tinggi Teknologi Muhammadiyah Kebumen
  • UMNU (Universitas Maarif Nahdhatul Ulama)

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".

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


Radio broadcasts from the city kebumen[edit]

  • Radio In FM
  • Bimasakti FM
  • Mas FM
  • Radio DVK
  • Ardana FM

Radio broadcasts from Karanganyar[edit]

  • Radio Ardana FM
  • Ratih FM
  • Mandala FM
  • Swara Kedu FM
  • Hasta Brata FM
  • Kedu Community FM
  • Radio Rodja AM
  • At Tarbiyah FM

Radio broadcasts from Gombong[edit]

  • SKB Pop FM
  • RP FM
  • Gong Radio Gombong

Television Channel[edit]

Local Television Channel[edit]

  • Ratih TV (Gelombang 47 UHF), Kebumen district government-owned television.


Kebumen are on track across the southern island of Java. Intercity public transportation is served by buses and trains. Station Kebumen, Gombong and Karanganyar is a big station in Kebumen, in addition there are small stations such as Prembun, Soka, Kutowinangun and among railroad crossing Kebumen is Senja Utama and Fajar Utama (Jakarta Senen Market-Yogyakarta), Argo Willis (Bandung-Surabaya Gubeng), Bima (Jakarta-Surabaya City Gubeng), Logawa (Purwokerto-Jember), and Kutojaya (Kutoarjo-Jakarta) Sawunggalih (Jakarta-Kutoarjo).

To reach Adisucipto Airport, Maguwoharjo, Yogyakarta, can be reached by bus Damri destination airport, which is based at the Youth Kebumen. In addition, the service can also be used Maguwo KRD Railway Express (Purwokerto-Kebumen-Maguwo), went down in Maguwo station located inside the airport.

Typical Food[edit]

Jenang Soap (Jenang Sabun)

Typical food, there are areas petanahan districts. It was sweet and typical, but already rare.


Lanthing (sometimes called klanthing), is a kind of snack crackers made from cassava in the form of a figure eight or a small circle like a ring. Originally only have a savoury flavour and salty but are now starting to appear a variety of spicy and salty flavours such as cheese flavour. This food very heavy if eating.

Obang Abing

The food is made from sticky rice sprinkled with sugar, but this food is getting hard to find.

Sale bananas (Sale Pisang)

Sale bananas are foods produced from thin combed bananas and then dried. Drying the goal is to reduce the water content of bananas so as banana sale more durable. This sale bananas can be eaten or fried with flour first. in addition, the current sale of bananas have a variety of flavours such as cheese flavour. Currently, the sale of banana production has penetrated the international market.

Sale of banana is a banana products are made by drying and curing process. Sale is known to have a distinctive flavour and aroma.

Sate ambal

Sate ambal is typical meal of chicken meat from areas Ambal, Kebumen, Central Java.

Which makes Ambal satay skewers Madura is different from marinade. Marinade somewhat more dilute, dark yellow and glance looks like a gravy Padang cuisine. And special, this spice is made from soybean destroyed until smooth. Taste sweet-spicy-savoury aroma fragrance with spices appetising. Tempenya does not feel anymore.

Soto petanahan

Soto petanahan is quite different from the soup in other areas, its uniqueness make soup petanahan very popular with the public at large, soto petanahan containing the diamond, sprouts green, shredded chicken and sauce were tasty, but the soup is not as famous soto bandung and soto of other areas, if kebumen you stop by to try taking the time to try this culinary one. Traders soto petanahan petanahannya often found in the village itself and the area around the village petanahan, while the seller is already very famous, namely soup petanahan kored pack. Diselatan located petanahan market.

Soto Tahu

The food is typical of this one now very rare, even the food was only famous dikecamatan petanahan. When viewed dar, his name might appear normal, but once you try it you will feel addicted, this soup made with tofu, crank, sprouts and tofu kebumen typical peanut sauce smothered in gravy. fresh taste, suitable dinikamati harim during the day if you visit you must try the food kebumen this one. The food is not fancy but served direstoran on vendors who people call petanahan bango (a kind of selling houses made of bamboo and simple).

Empog empog


Jipang nut (Jipang Kacang)


Rice penggel (Nasi Penggel)

Soto Tamanwinangun / Soto Kasaran

Thepleng pejet


  1. ^ "Jumlah Penduduk Kabupaten Kebumen Menurut Kecamatan". BPS Kebumen. 2014. Retrieved 2015-04-23.
  2. ^ "Geografis". Kabupaten Kebumen Website. 2012. Retrieved 2015-04-23.
  3. ^ "Tentang UPT". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Benteng Van Der Wijck / Fort Generaal Cochius Gombong – Kebumen dan Pelurusan Sejarahnya". April 8, 2013.

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