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Bandung
City
City of Bandung
Kota Bandung
Other transcription(s)
 • Sundanese ᮊᮧᮒ ᮘᮔ᮪ᮓᮥᮀ
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
Nicknames: 
Kota Kembang (City of Flowers)
Parijs van Java (Dutch) (Paris of Java)
Motto(s): 
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
Administrative division 30 districts
153 urban villages
Government
 • Body Bandung City Government
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)
Demonyms Bandungite
Warga Bandung (id)
Urang Bandung (su)
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 UTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)
Postcodes
401xx, 402xx, 406xx
Area code (+62) 22
Registration plate 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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