Rembang Regency

Summary

Rembang Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Rembang) is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) on the extreme northeast coast of Central Java Province, on the island of Java (bordering on the Java Sea) in Indonesia. The regency covers an area of 1,035.70 km2 on Java. Its capital city is Rembang.

Rembang Regency
Kabupaten Rembang
Coat of arms of Rembang Regency
Location within Central Java
Location within Central Java
Rembang Regency is located in Java
Rembang Regency
Rembang Regency
Location in Java
Rembang Regency is located in Indonesia
Rembang Regency
Rembang Regency
Location in Indonesia
Coordinates: 6°43′00″S 111°21′00″E / 6.71667°S 111.35000°E / -6.71667; 111.35000
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceCentral Java
CapitalRembang
Government
 • RegentAbdul Hafidz
 • Vice RegentMochamad Hanies Cholil Barro
Area
 • Total1,035.70 km2 (399.89 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 295, 356
Websiterembangkab.go.id

GeographyEdit

 
Java Sea coast in Rembang Regency.
 
Shoreline with mangrove forest.

It is a lowland, with a maximum elevation of about 70 metres (230 ft) above sea level.

The Solo River flows through its inland section.

The regency is crossed by the North Coast Road, an inter-province main road on the island.

BordersEdit

Rembang Regency is bordered by:[1]

PopulationEdit

 
Dutch East Indies colonial church in Lasem (Rembang).

The Regency had a population of 591,359 people at the 2010 Census,[2] 618,780 at the 2015 Census and 645,333 at the 2020 Census, of whom 324,593 were male and 320,740 were female.[3]

Administrative districtsEdit

The regency is divided into fourteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census,[4] together with the results of the 2020 Census.[5] The table also includes the locations of the district administrative centres, the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its post code.

Name Area
in
km2
Pop'n
Census
2010
Pop'n
Census
2020
Administrative
centre
No.
of
villages
Post
code
Sumber 78.20 33,586 36,804 Sumber 18 59253
Bulu 101.10 25,649 28,019 Bulu 16 59255
Gunem 84.74 22,743 24,263 Gunem 16 59263
Sale 109.02 35,756 38,922 Sale 15 59265
Sarang 93.83 60,063 62,889 Kalipang 23 59274
Sedan 86.35 51,143 55,255 Sidorejo 21 59264
Pametan 80.60 43,959 49,745 Pametan 23 59261
Sulang 84.81 36,764 39,124 Sulang 21 59254
Kaliori 61.17 38,615 42,206 Tambakagung 23 59252
Rembang
(district)
61.55 83,942 91,905 Leteh 34 59211
-59219
Pancur 43.01 27,345 30,808 Pancur 23 59262
Kragan 67.18 58,232 65,499 Balongmulyo 27 59273
Sluke 38.02 26,620 29,512 Sluke 14 59272
Lasem 46.12 46,942 50,382 Soditan 20 59271
Totals 1,035.70 591,359 645,333 Rembang 294

ClimateEdit

Rembang has a tropical monsoon climate (Am) with moderate to little rainfall from May to October and heavy rainfall from November to April.

Climate data for Rembang
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.1
(88.0)
31.0
(87.8)
31.3
(88.3)
32.0
(89.6)
32.0
(89.6)
32.0
(89.6)
32.3
(90.1)
33.1
(91.6)
34.2
(93.6)
34.4
(93.9)
33.7
(92.7)
32.2
(90.0)
32.4
(90.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.9
(80.4)
26.9
(80.4)
27.0
(80.6)
27.4
(81.3)
27.3
(81.1)
26.9
(80.4)
26.6
(79.9)
27.0
(80.6)
27.9
(82.2)
28.4
(83.1)
28.3
(82.9)
27.4
(81.3)
27.3
(81.2)
Average low °C (°F) 22.7
(72.9)
22.8
(73.0)
22.8
(73.0)
22.8
(73.0)
22.6
(72.7)
21.8
(71.2)
20.9
(69.6)
20.9
(69.6)
21.6
(70.9)
22.5
(72.5)
23.0
(73.4)
22.7
(72.9)
22.3
(72.1)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 263
(10.4)
206
(8.1)
197
(7.8)
129
(5.1)
105
(4.1)
72
(2.8)
35
(1.4)
23
(0.9)
36
(1.4)
69
(2.7)
138
(5.4)
219
(8.6)
1,492
(58.7)
Source: Climate-Data.org[6]

LasemEdit

 
Ceremonial double ikat man's head cloth from 1880s Lasem.

During the colonial Dutch East Indies period, the area was known as Lasem.

The Han family of Lasem was a prominent Chinese immigrant family of colonial government bureaucrats and landlords in the area.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "JavaTourism.com – Java, Indonesia Travel and Tourism Information". Retrieved 2020-06-03.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ Jumlah Penduduk (Laki-Laki+Perempuan) Menurut Kecamatan dan Kelompok Umur (Jiwa), 2020
  6. ^ "Climate: Rembang". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  7. ^ Lombard-Salmon, Claudine (1991). "The Han Family of East Java. Entrepreneurship and Politics (18th-19th Centuries)". Archipel. 41 (1): 53–87. doi:10.3406/arch.1991.2711. Retrieved 16 January 2017.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Rembang Regency at Wikimedia Commons
  • (in Indonesian) Official website

Coordinates: 6°43′00″S 111°21′00″E / 6.71667°S 111.35000°E / -6.71667; 111.35000