About Malang City
Malang City lies on southwestern part of Indonesia, Java island, on the Brantas River, at the eastern part of Mount Semeru (Gunung Semeru), near Surabaya. Malang is a trade center of agricultural area in which sugar, rice, coffee, tea, corn, peanuts, cassava, and cinchona bark are grown. The city also has railroad workshops, textile, lumber mills, tobacco and soap industries. The city is the site of Brawijaya University (1963). To the northeast and east are the lake resort of Wendit and Hindu Temple ruind at Singosari and Tumpang. Malang was the capital of Malang Residency before independence and an important Dutch military center until 1949.
Malang City was estabilized on 1 April, 1914. Now it has 5 districts and covers an area of 11,005 hectares with the population more than 850.500 in 2004. It is one of Javafinest and most attractive inland city with pleasant mild climate due the fact that the temperature around 22° 24°C.
Passed by Brantas river which splits the city area, this fascinating river also functioned as agriculture irrigation. Malang is the mix of the modern building and old Dutch architecture.
Geologically the south area of the city is a highland, suitable for sub urban and industrial estate and the middle part is the down town, the center of activities.
Supported the growth and development of the city, Malang has a program "Tri Bina Citra Kota malang", Malang as the center of education, industry, and tourism. It is interlaed with the motto "MalangKucecwara", that mean "God destroys the evil and maintains the right".
Wonosari Tea Plantation Wonosari Tea Plantation is located on the slopes of Mount Arjuna, Malang regency, East Java. This plantation is located at an altitude between the elevation of 950-1250 with temperatures between 19-26 degrees Celsius. This plantation is managed … Continue reading
Singosari Temple Singosari temple, is also known as Kendedes temple, was founded in honor to the King Kertanegara, who was the last king of Singosari dynasty who died in 1292 AD. This temple was erected in 1300 AD at the … Continue reading
Batu Secret Zoo Batu Secret Zoo is an official site of Jawa Timur Park or Jatim Park 2 that located in Batu city, East Java. Batu Secret Zoo is a modern zoo, complete with the high architectural design and numbers … Continue reading
Mask Puppet Mask puppet is other form of Puppet shows in East Java. Mask puppet is growing in Malang, Probolinggo, Situbondo and Sumenep. The show is like a human puppet, which the puppet played by the human players using mask. … Continue reading