|District||District of Pameungpeuk|
|Time zone||WIB (UTC+7)|
The town is located several kilometres to the southeast of the small settlement of Cikelet, although it is Cikelet which is the administrative centre of the Cikelet Subdistrict of the Garut Regency which Pameungpeuk is administered by. The smaller settlements of Mancagahar lie to the southwest, Mandalakasih to the east and Paas along the road to the north. The Kaso River flows past the village into the sea. A picturesque, twisting road is said to lead south from Garut with vegetable plots and tea plantations in the area. A bus service runs along this road from Garut. The road also connects the town to the Papandajan volcano. Pameungpeuk Bay and the white sandy beaches in the coastal area are described as "beautiful" and "stunning".
It contains the Puskesmas DTP Pameungpeuk Hospital and the Pameungpeuk Airfield and Space Center. The airfield was the home base of 4V1G-VI Coastal Patrol Squadron, with Lockheed 212 planes. During World War II, Indonesian soldiers took prisoner three Dutch soldiers aboard a United States naval plane which made a forced landing yesterday at Pameungpeuk.
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