Purbalingga Regency is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the southwestern part of Central Java province in Indonesia. Purbalingga Regency has an area of 677.55 km² and population of 848,952 at the 2010 Census; the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 859,364. The administrative capital is the town of Purbalingga.
Sudirman, General of the Army and the first commander-in-chief of the Indonesian Armed Forces - one of the most prominent national heroes of Indonesia - was born in Bodas Karangjati village, in the district of Rembang, Purbalingga Regency, on 24 January 1916.
Indro (Warkop), (born 1958), Indonesian comedian and a member of the Indonesian legendary comedy group Warkop.