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East Java
Coat of arms of East Java
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Location of East Java in Indonesia
Location of East Java in Indonesia
Established 25 February 1950
and largest city
 • Body East Java Provincial Government
 • Total 47,799.75 km2 (18,455.59 sq mi)
Area rank 14th in Indonesia
Highest elevation
3,676 m (12,060 ft)
 (mid 2019)
 • Total 39,744,800
 • Rank 2nd in Indonesia
 • Density 831.4855/km2 (2,153.5376/sq mi)
 • Ethnic groups 80% Javanese
17% Madurese
3% Chinese
 • Religion in Indonesia 96% Islam
2.4% Christianity
0.6% Buddhism
0.5% Hinduism
0.1% Confucianism
0.04% other (including Kejawen)
 • Languages of Indonesia Indonesian (official)
Javanese (regional)
Madurese (regional)
Osing, Tenggerese
Time zone UTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)
ISO 3166 code ID-JI
HDI Increase 0.715 (High)
HDI rank 15th in Indonesia (2019)
GRP Nominal Increase$166.37 billion
GDP PPP (2019) Increase$546.80 billion
GDP rank 2nd in Indonesia (2019)
Nominal per capita US$4,191 (2019)
PPP per capita US$13,775 (2019)
Per capita rank 8th in Indonesia (2019)

East Java (Indonesian: Jawa Timur) is a province of Indonesia. It has a land border only with the province of Central Java to the west.

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