Magetan Regency

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Magetan Regency

Kabupaten Magetan
Coat of arms of Magetan Regency
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Memayu Hayuning Bawana Suka Ambangun
Location within East Java
Location within East Java
Magetan Regency is located in Java
Magetan Regency
Magetan Regency
Location in Java and Indonesia
Magetan Regency is located in Indonesia
Magetan Regency
Magetan Regency
Magetan Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 7°39′S 111°22′E / 7.650°S 111.367°E / -7.650; 111.367
Country Indonesia
ProvinceEast Java
CapitalMagetan
Government
 • RegentDr. Drs. Suprawoto, SH., M. Si.
 • Vice RegentHj. Nanik Endang Rusminiarti, S.Pd., M.Pd.
Area
 • Total668.84 km2 (258.24 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,300 m (4,300 ft)
Lowest elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 (mid 2019)[1]
 • Total695,366
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 351
Websitemagetan.go.id

Magetan Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of East Java Province, Indonesia. It is an inland regency, and lies in the west of the province, adjoining Central Java Province. It covers an area of 668.84 km2 and had a population of 620,442 at the 2010 Census;[2] the latest official estimate (as at mid 2019) is 695,366.[3] The administrative headquarters is in the town of Magetan.

Magetan has a famous lake called Sarangan Lake which is located in Plaosan District.

The chairman of "Jawa Pos Group", a famous newspaper in Indonesia, Dahlan Iskan, was born here, as were Prof. Dr. Samaun Samadikun (ex-Chief LIPI), Charis Suhud (ex-Vice Chief MPR), Cak Lontong (comedian), and the poet Iman Budhi Santosa.

Administrative districts[edit]

Magetan Regency consists of eighteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and population totals from the 2010 Census[4] and the official estimates for mid 2019.[5] The table also includes the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal codes.

Name Area
in km2
Population
Census
2010[6]
Population
Estimate
mid 2019[7]
Number
of
villages
Post
codes
Poncol 51.31 28,778 31,313 8 63362
Parang 71.64 38,663 45,827 13 64471
Lembeyan 54.85 36,685 42,973 10 63372
Takeran 25.46 35,738 39,597 12 63381
Nguntotonadi 16.72 19,231 21,581 9 63383
Kawedanan 39.45 38,998 43,612 20 63382
Magetan
(town)
21.41 43,008 45,890 14 63311
-63319
Ngariboyo 39.13 34,317 40,080 12 63351 (a)
Plaosan 66.09 47,848 52,554 15 63361
Sidorejo 39.15 25,019 28,820 10 63361
Panekan 64.23 49,116 58,135 17 63319
63352
63361
Sukomoro 33.05 28,884 33,556 14 63391
Bendu 42.90 37,923 42,847 16 63384
Maospati 25.26 44,316 47,136 15 63392
Karangrejo 15.15 22,762 25,389 13 63395`
Karas 35.29 37,059 37,794 11 63393
Barat 22.72 28,575 31,760 14 63395 (b)
Kartoharjo 25.03 23,522 26,502 12 63394
Totals 688.84 620,442 695,366 235

Notes: (a) except the village of Mojopurno, which has a post code of 63361. (b) except the village of Banjarejo, which has a post code of 63137.

Climate[edit]

Magetan has a tropical climate. Significant rainfall in most of the months of the year, and the short dry season has little effect. This location is classified as Am by Köppen and Geiger. The average annual temperature is 25o C. Within a year the average rainfall is 2045 mm.[8]

Climate Data[8][edit]

Climate Data for Magetan in a year
Climate Data for Magetan

Wind Speed Data[9][edit]

Wind Speed Data for Magetan

Humidity Data[9][edit]

Humidity Data for Magetan
The Labuh Sesaji, or "throwing of offering" procession proceeds towards Lake Sarangan where offerings will be thrown

Culinary[edit]

Culinary specialities from Magetan are:

  • Tepo tahu
  • Getuk pisang, made from banana (from Kauman District)
  • Kurmelo, made from orange skin with dates addition
  • Lempeng, snack made from dried rice

Famous Locations[edit]

  • Mount Lawu
  • Cetho Temple
  • Sarangan Lake, famous lake in East Java, in Plaosan District
  • Tirtosari Waterfall, near Sarangan Lake
  • Ngancar Waterfall, in Ngerong District
  • Taman Toga (Herbal Medicine Park), in Plaosan District
  • Leather Product's Center, at Sawo Street, famous Leather Production in East Java beside Tanggulangin (Sidoarjo)
  • Military Airport: Lanud Iswahyudi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.
  6. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  7. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.
  8. ^ a b "Iklim: Grafik iklim - Magetan , grafis Suhu, tabel Iklim - Climate-Data.org". id.climate-data.org. Retrieved 2016-04-12.
  9. ^ a b "Badan Pusat Statistik Kabupaten Magetan". magetankab.bps.go.id. Retrieved 2016-04-12.

Book "Apa dan Siapa Magetan", issued by Pemerintah Kabupaten Daerah Tingkat II Magetan, 1987


Coordinates: 7°39′S 111°22′E / 7.650°S 111.367°E / -7.650; 111.367