A L A N G
Malang, one of the
cleanest and coolest cities in East Java has, without any doubt,
been famous since a long time ago. Historical remnants are scattered
around Malang Regency showing that it has played important role
in many eras. Malang Regency his between 112° 17' 10,90"
and 112° 57' 00,00" east longitude and extending from
7° 44' 55 11 up to 8° 26' 35.45" south latitude
Boundary: The Regency borders on Blitar and
Kediri Regencies in the West, Jombang, Mojokerto and Pasuruan
in the North, Probolinggo and Lumajang Regencies in the East
and Indonesian Ocean in the South.
Malang Regency has 7 Districts, 1 Administrative Town, 35 Sub
Districts, 16 Ward Administrative Units and 390 Urban Villages.
Malang, which is noted as one of the most fascinating towns in
East Java, lies 90 kms away to the south from Surabaya, the capital
city of the province. It is really a nice place to stay. Malang
has now become the educational, industrial, cultural as well
as tourist centre.
A large number of schools, ranging from elementary and secondary
schools to universities, indicate the town as an outstanding
centre of education.
Thousands of students from all over East Java and even those
from other provinces flock to the town to study either in private
or public schools.
In the mean time, a wide range of companies - some of which are
the big Bentoel cigarette company which is quite popular among
the ASEAN countries as well as European countries, Penamas cigarette
company, coconut oil factory, 'Topeng' or Mask handicraft at
the villages of Jabung and Kedungmonggo have become a familiar
landmark in Malang Regency, showing evidently that the city is
really an industrial centre.
As a centre of tourism, Malang has a lot of places of interest
which are classified into local, regional, national and international
standards, including traditional dance performances such as Tari
Topeng (Mask dance), Jaran Pegon, Tari Beskalan (Beskalan Dance),
Malang Regency Tourism
& Malang City Tour