Bogor Regency

Coordinates: 6°28′49″S 106°49′29″E / 6.4803°S 106.8247°E / -6.4803; 106.8247
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Bogor Regency
Kabupaten Bogor
Clockwise, from top left : Cibodas Botanical Gardens, Puncak, Mount Salak
Flag of Bogor Regency
Coat of arms of Bogor Regency
Prayoga Tohaga Sayaga
(Foremost, Robust, Ready)
Kuta Udaya Wangsa
(City of the dawn of the nation)
Tegar Beriman
(Steadfast in faith)
Location within West Java
Location within West Java
Bogor Regency is located in Java
Bogor Regency
Bogor Regency
Location in Java and Indonesia
Bogor Regency is located in Indonesia
Bogor Regency
Bogor Regency
Bogor Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 6°28′49″S 106°49′29″E / 6.4803°S 106.8247°E / -6.4803; 106.8247
ProvinceWest Java
 • RegentAde Yasin
 • Vice RegentIwan Setiawan
 • Total2,986.20 km2 (1,152.98 sq mi)
 (2020 Census)
 • Total5,427,068
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (WIB)
Area code0251

Bogor Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Bogor) is a regency (kabupaten) of West Java, Indonesia. It is south of Jakarta. Bogor covers an area of 2,986.20 km2 (1,152.98 sq mi). It is considered a suburban area. In 2020, 5,427,068 people lived there.[1] Its administration is located in Cibinong.

Bogor is bordered to the north by Tangerang Regency, the cities of South Tangerang, Depok and Bekasi, and Bekasi Regency. Sukabumi Regency borders it to the south. To the south east is Cianjur Regency. Karawang Regency is to the east of it. It fully encircles Bogor City which is administratively separate of the regency. It is bordered by Lebak Regency (in Banten Province) to the west.

The area has had a large amount of population growth. Two areas which were a part the regency in the past have been split off as cities. On 20 April 1999, the city of Depok joined with some districts of Bogor Regency to form an the city of Depok. It is independent of the regency. Bogor Regency is the most populous regency in Indonesia.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.