Tuban Regency

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Tuban Regency

Kabupaten Tuban
Official seal of Tuban Regency
Seal
Motto(s): 
“Terwujudnya masyarakat Kabupaten Tuban yang mandiri dan sejahtera lahir batin “ (striving to make Tubanese society wholly independent and prosperous)
Location within East Java
Location within East Java
Tuban Regency is located in Java
Tuban Regency
Tuban Regency
Location in Java and Indonesia
Tuban Regency is located in Indonesia
Tuban Regency
Tuban Regency
Tuban Regency (Indonesia)
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
ProvinceEast Java
CapitalTuban
Government
 • RegentFathul Huda
 • Vice RegentNoor Nahar Hussein
Area
 • Total1,834.15 km2 (708.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total1,149,882
 • Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 356
Websitetubankab.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.