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Bandung
City
City of Bandung
Kota Bandung
Other transcription(s)
 • Sundanese Template:Sund
Clockwise, from top: Gedung Sate, Grand Mosque of Bandung, Bandung at night, Pasupati Bridge, Merdeka Building
Clockwise, from top: Gedung Sate, Grand Mosque of Bandung, Bandung at night, Pasupati Bridge, Merdeka Building
Flag of Bandung
Flag
Coat of arms of Bandung
Coat of arms
Motto: Clean, Prosperous, Devout, Friendly
Location within West Java
Location within West Java
Country  Indonesia
Province  West Java
Founded 25 September 1810
Incorporated
(as gemeente)
1 April 1906
Area
 • Total 167.67 km2 (64.74 sq mi)
 • Metro 1,876.8 km2 (724.6 sq mi)
Elevation 768 m (2,520 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Rank 3rd
 • Urban 2,575,478
 • Metro 8,201,928 (3rd)
Demographics
 • Ethnic groups Sundanese
Javanese
Chinese
Arab
Indian
 • Religion

Islam 91.70%
Protestantism 5.36%
Catholicism 1.95%
Buddhism 0.49%
Hinduism 0.09%
Confucianism 0.03%

Others 0.02%
Time zone Indonesia Western Time (UTC+7)
Postcodes 401xx, 402xx, 406xx
Area code (+62) 22
Vehicle registration D
HDI Increase 0.801 (very high)
Largest district by area Gedebage – 9.58 square kilometres (3.70 sq mi)
Largest district by population Babakan Ciparay (147,388 – 2015 est)

Bandung is the capital city of West Java, Indonesia and one of the largest city in Indonesia. In 2015, Bandung is also the fourth most populous city in Indonesia after Jakarta, Surabaya, and Bekasi with 2,5 million inhabitants. Bandung is found 140 km from Jakarta. Bandung known by some historical events, such as Bandung Conference (Asia-Africa Conference), a big meeting by a lot of country that voiced anti-colonialism spirit. Bandung is known by its nickname "Kota Kembang" (City of Flowers), because there's so many beautiful trees and flowers that grow there. Beside that, Bandung is also known by Parijs van Java (Dutch: "The Paris of Java") name because its scenery beauty.


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