Magelang Regency

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Kabupaten Magelang
Regency
Official seal of Kabupaten Magelang
Seal
Nickname(s): De Tuin van Java
Motto(s): Magelang Gemilang
(Gemah Ripah Iman Cemerlang)
Locator kabupaten magelang.png
Country  Indonesia
Province Coat of arms of Central Java.svg Central Java
Capital Mungkid
Area
 • Total 1.085,73 km2 (0.41920 sq mi)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 1,219,371 (2,010)
Time zone UTC+7
Website www.magelangkab.go.id

Magelang (Javanese: ꦩꦒꦼꦭꦁ) is a regency 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.

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Coordinates: 7°25′39″S 110°09′43″E / 7.4275°S 110.1619°E / -7.4275; 110.1619