Wonosobo Regency

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Wonosobo Regency
ꦑꦧꦸꦥꦠꦺꦤ꧀ꦮꦤꦱꦧ
View of Mount Sindoro and Mount Sumbing from the peak of Mount Prau in Wonosobo
View of Mount Sindoro and Mount Sumbing from the peak of Mount Prau in Wonosobo
Coat of arms of Wonosobo Regency
Location within Central Java
Location within Central Java
Wonosobo Regency is located in Java
Wonosobo Regency
Wonosobo Regency
Location in Java and Indonesia
Wonosobo Regency is located in Indonesia
Wonosobo Regency
Wonosobo Regency
Wonosobo Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 7°16′15″S 109°54′51″E / 7.2708631°S 109.9140472°E / -7.2708631; 109.9140472Coordinates: 7°16′15″S 109°54′51″E / 7.2708631°S 109.9140472°E / -7.2708631; 109.9140472
CountryIndonesia
RegionJava
ProvinceCentral Java
CapitalWonosobo
Government
 • RegentEko Purnomo
 • Vice RegentAgus Subagyo
Area
 • Total984.68 km2 (380.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 census)
 • Total879,124
 • Density890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 286
Websitewonosobokab.go.id
Tumenggung R. Soerjo Hadinagoro, regent of Wonosobo (in office 1898–1919) in 1919
Women making batik in the Wonosobo (early 20th century)

Wonosobo Regency (Javanese: ꦑꦧꦸꦥꦠꦺꦤ꧀ꦮꦤꦱꦧ, romanized: Kabupatèn Wanasaba) is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in Central Java province in Indonesia. Its capital is Wonosobo, located at 7°22′07″S 109°53′54″E / 7.3684940°S 109.8983841°E / -7.3684940; 109.8983841, about 120 km from Semarang. The regency is located in Dieng Plateau. Its area is 984.68 km2 and its population was 754,883 at the 2010 census[2] and 879,124 at the 2020 census.[3]

Etymology[edit]

The word "Wonosobo" is derived from Javanese Wanasaba, which in turn came from Sanskrit Vanasabhā. It literally means 'the gathering place in the forest'.

Administrative districts[edit]

Wonosobo Regency is divided into the following fifteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 census[4] and the 2020 census.[5] The table also includes the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district and the location of the district headquarters.

Name Area
in
km2
Pop'n
census
2010
Pop'n
census
2020
No.
of
vill.
Admin
centre
Wadaslintang 127.16 51,402 60,502 17 Wadaslintang
Kepil 93.87 56,184 64,478 21 Kepil
Sapuran 77.72 53,845 61,209 17 Sapuram
Kalibawang 47.82 22,269 27,101 8 Karangsambung
Kaliwiro 100.08 43,978 51,824 21 Kaliwiro
Leksono 44.07 39,159 46,186 14 Leksono
Sukoharjo 54.29 31,228 35,459 17 Sukoharjo
Selomerto 39.71 44,849 53,516 24 Selomerto
Kalikajar 83.30 57,476 70,302 19 Kalikajar
Kertek 62.14 76,386 90,207 21 Kertek
Wonosobo (town) 32.38 82,488 91,909 20 Jaraksari
Watumalang 68.23 48,569 55,765 16 Wonoroto
Mojotengah 45.07 58,163 67,481 19 Kalibeber
Garung 51.22 47,954 56,988 15 Garung
Kejajar 57.62 40,933 46,197 16 Kejajar
Totals 984.68 754,883 879,124 265

Climate[edit]

Wonosobo has an elevation moderated tropical rainforest climate (Af) with moderate rainfall from July to September and heavy to very heavy rainfall in the remaining months. The following climate data is for the town of Wonosobo.

Climate data for Wonosobo
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 26.0
(78.8)
26.2
(79.2)
26.6
(79.9)
26.8
(80.2)
27.1
(80.8)
27.1
(80.8)
26.9
(80.4)
27.3
(81.1)
27.5
(81.5)
27.7
(81.9)
26.8
(80.2)
26.0
(78.8)
26.8
(80.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 22.0
(71.6)
22.1
(71.8)
22.4
(72.3)
22.5
(72.5)
22.8
(73.0)
22.3
(72.1)
21.8
(71.2)
22.0
(71.6)
22.4
(72.3)
22.9
(73.2)
22.4
(72.3)
21.8
(71.2)
22.3
(72.1)
Average low °C (°F) 18.0
(64.4)
18.0
(64.4)
18.2
(64.8)
18.3
(64.9)
18.5
(65.3)
17.5
(63.5)
16.7
(62.1)
16.7
(62.1)
17.3
(63.1)
18.1
(64.6)
18.1
(64.6)
17.7
(63.9)
17.8
(64.0)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 513
(20.2)
443
(17.4)
486
(19.1)
339
(13.3)
254
(10.0)
136
(5.4)
110
(4.3)
93
(3.7)
118
(4.6)
237
(9.3)
357
(14.1)
486
(19.1)
3,572
(140.5)
Source: Climate-Data.org[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  6. ^ "Climate: Wonosobo". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 12 November 2020.

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