Magelang Regency

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For the city of Magelang, see Magelang.

Magelang is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in Central Java province in Indonesia famous for its 9th century Buddhist temple of Borobudur. Its capital is Mungkid. Its motto is Magelang Gemilang (Shining Magelang).

Borobudur temple in Magelang around 1866.
An 1895 hand-tinted lantern slide of a guardian statue at Borobudur (Photograph by William Henry Jackson). This dvarapala statue once found on Dagi Hill.