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Banyumas

Banyumas
Kabupaten Banyumas
Motto: Banyumas Satria
Banyumas
Banyumas

Coordinates: 7°36′42″S 109°21′13″E / 7.61167°S 109.35361°E / -7.61167; 109.35361Coordinates: 7°36′42″S 109°21′13″E / 7.61167°S 109.35361°E / -7.61167; 109.35361

Country Indonesia
Province Central Java
Government
 • Mayor Mardjoko
Area
 • Total 3,470.5 km2 (1,340.0 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,960,758
 • Density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Banyumas or "Banjoemas" is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the southwestern part of Central Java province in Indonesia. Its capital is Purwokerto.

The term Banyumasan is also used as an adjective referring to the culture, language and peoples of a wider Banyumas area, equivalent to the pre-independence Banyumas Residency. The language of Banyumasan are of Austronesian origin, and is usually considered to be a dialect of Javanese.


Tourism

Curug Cipendok has 93 meters height, about 15 kilometers west of Purwokerto, 500 meters from the road through walking trail. The waterfall is still natural and can be accesible easily on good road, although there are no public transportion yet. The waterfall location surrounding area is belongs to Perhutani, a Forest State Company.[1]

References

External links

  • Official site of Banyumas District Government (in Indonesian)
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