Sumedang Regency

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Sumedang Regency
Kabupaten Sumedang
Other transcription(s)
 • Sundaneseᮊᮘᮥᮕᮒᮦᮔ᮪ ᮞᮥᮙᮨᮓᮀ
Flag of Sumedang Regency
Coat of arms of Sumedang Regency
Motto(s): 
Insun Medal
Tandang (Tertib, Aman, Nyaman, Damai, Anggun)
Location within West Java
Location within West Java
Sumedang Regency is located in Java
Sumedang Regency
Sumedang Regency
Location in Java and Indonesia
Sumedang Regency is located in Indonesia
Sumedang Regency
Sumedang Regency
Sumedang Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 6°51′44″S 107°55′15″E / 6.8621°S 107.9207°E / -6.8621; 107.9207Coordinates: 6°51′44″S 107°55′15″E / 6.8621°S 107.9207°E / -6.8621; 107.9207
Country Indonesia
RegionJava
Province West Java
CapitalNorth Sumedang
Government
 • RegentDony Ahmad Munir
 • Vice RegentErwan Setiawan
Area
 • Total1,558.72 km2 (601.83 sq mi)
Population
 (mid 2021)
 • Total1,159,346
 • Density740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 [1]
DemonymsSumedangite
Warga Sumedang (id)
Urang Sumedang (su)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 261
Websitesumedangkab.go.id

Sumedang Regency is a landlocked regency (kabupaten) of West Java province, Indonesia. The district of North Sumedang is its capital. The regency covers an area of 1,558.72 km2, and had a population of 1,093,602 at the 2010 Census and 1,152,507 at the 2020 Census;[2] the official estimate as at mid 2021 was 1,159,346.[3]

The city of Sumedang is famous for its tofu, Tahu bungkeng, that was first produced by a Chinese immigrant from Qing China.

Administrative districts[edit]

Sumedang Regency is divided into twenty-six districts (kecamatan), listed below with their areas and populations at the 2010 Census[4] and 2020 Census,[5] together with the official estimates as at mid 2021.[6] The table also includes the locations of the district administrative centres, the number of villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its post code.

District Area
in
km2.
Population
2010
Census
Population
2020
Census
Population
mid 2021
Estimate
Administrative
centre
No. of
villages
Post
code
Jatinangor 31.60 107,695 98,034 98,000 Hegarmanah 12 45360
Cimanggung 55.55 80,372 87,516 88,200 Sindangpakuon 11 45364
Tanjungsari 44.86 76,275 85,615 86,500 Tanjungsari 12 45362
Sukasari 41.82 31,105 32,495 32,600 Sukasari 7 45366
Pamulihan 50.70 54,306 61,962 62,700 Ciptasari 11 45365
Rancakalong 55.07 37,492 39,740 39,900 Nagarawangi 10 45361
Sumedang Selatan
(South Sumedang)
92.51 73,881 78,437 78,900 Pasanggrahan Baru 14 45311
- 45315
Sumedang Utara
(North Sumedang)
30.40 88,161 97,997 99,000 Talun 13 45321
- 45323
Ganeas 22.90 23,398 25,267 25,400 Cikoneng 8 45356
Situraja 43.23 35,910 41,194 41,700 Situraja 15 45371
Cisitu 65.03 26,185 29,715 30,100 Situmekar 10 45363
Darmaraja 49.38 37,028 35,860 35,800 Darmaraja 12 45372
Cibugel 59.52 20,787 23,735 24,000 Cibugel 7 45375
Wado 84.27 42,959 43,584 43,600 Wado 10 45373
Jatinunggal 72.12 41,198 44,811 45,200 Sirnasari 9 45376
Jatigede 106.24 23,701 21,898 21,900 Cijeungjing 11 45377
Tomo 84.74 23,562 22,982 23,000 Tomo 9 45382
Ujungjaya 86.23 29,033 30,987 31,200 Ujungjaya 9 45383
Conggeang 106.98 28,855 28,233 28,200 Conggeangwetan 12 45391
Paseh 31.62 35,848 37,423 37,600 Paseh Kidul 10 45381
Cimalaka 43.29 56,465 61,898 62,400 Cimalaka 14 45353
Cisarua 17.71 19,028 20,228 20,300 Cisarua 7 45355
Tanjungkerta 43.72 33,436 33,822 33,800 Sukamantri 12 45354
Tanjungmedar 60.67 24,152 25,789 25,900 Kertamukti 9 45352
Buahdua 107.68 31,921 31,883 31,900 Buahdua 14 45392
Surian 70.88 10,849 11,402 11,500 Surian 9 45393
Totals 1,558.72 1,093,602 1,152,507 1,159,346 Sumedang 277

The first five districts named above - Jatinangor, Cimanggung, Tanjungsari, Sukasari and Pamulihan - are in the southwest corner of the regency adjacent to Bandung City and lie within the Bandung Metropolitan Area. They cover 224.53 km2 and had a combined population of 349,750 at the 2010 Census, and 365,622 at the 2020 Census; the official estimate as at mid 2021 was 368,000.

Jatigede Dam[edit]

In August 2011, the project of Jatigede Dam in Cimanuk River has been initialized. The dam capacity is almost one billion cubic metre will be the Indonesian second biggest dam in capacity after Jatiluhur Dam.[7]

An agreement to make a hydro power plant with capacity of 2x25 megawatts and an estimated cost $224.4 million has been signed in December 2011. The production will be incorporated to the Java-Bali 150KiloVolt transmission system in 2015.[8]

Waterfalls[edit]

In Citengah village area, South Sumedang district there are 18 waterfalls. Citengah agro tourism and waterfalls village can be reached from Sumedang Central Park to the east through Cipameungpeuk bridge. The unique waterfalls are Cigorobog waterfall with its 4 step waterfalls, 30 meters Cimecek waterfall and U-shape Ciparahu waterfall. The environment is well preserved with monkeys and wild pigs in the hill.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.
  2. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  6. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.
  7. ^ "Genjot Proyek Waduk Jatigede | www.indopos.co.id | Bendungan, Jatigede, Djoko, Cimanuk, Waduk, Sedimentasi, Sungai". Archived from the original on 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  8. ^ "PLN ready to build Jatigede hydro power plant". December 15, 2011.
  9. ^ "Ada Niagara Cigorobog di Desa Citengah Kabupaten Sumedang (BAGIAN 1)". December 7, 2014.