Tuban Regency

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Tuban Regency
{Kabupaten Tuban}
Regency
Motto: “Terwujudnya masyarakat Kabupaten Tuban yang mandiri dan sejahtera lahir batin “ (striving to make Tubanese society wholly independent and prosperous)
Coordinates: 6°53′S 112°03′E / 6.883°S 112.050°E / -6.883; 112.050Coordinates: 6°53′S 112°03′E / 6.883°S 112.050°E / -6.883; 112.050
Country  Indonesia
Province East Java
Area
 • Total 1,834.15 km2 (708.17 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 1,149,882
 • Density 630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7
Website http://www.tuban.go.id

Tuban Regency is a regency in East Java province of Indonesia. The Dutch name of the regency is 'Toeban'. It covers an area of 1,834.15 sq. km, and had a population of 1,118,464 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at 2014) is 1,149,882. Tuban is located in a strategic area, on the border of East Java with Central Java, passed by Jalan Nasional Daendels on North Coast of Java (Pantura). Therefore, in ancient times, Tuban was the main port of Majapahit and being a center of Islamic spreading by Walisongo.

Administrative districts[edit]

Tuban Regency consists of 20 districts (kecamatan):

  • Bancar
  • Bangilan
  • Grabagan
  • Jatirogo
  • Jenu
  • Kenduruan
  • Kerek
  • Merakurak
  • Montong
  • Palang
  • Parengan
  • Plumpang
  • Rengel
  • Semanding
  • Senori
  • Singgahan
  • Soko
  • Tambakboyo
  • Widang
  • Grabagan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.