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Boyolali Regency

Boyolali Regency
Kabupaten Boyolali
Regency
Official seal of Boyolali Regency
Seal
Motto: Boyolali Tersenyum
Location of Boyolali Regency in Central Java
Location of Boyolali Regency in Central Java
Coordinates:
Country Indonesia
Province Central Java
Capital Boyolali
Area
 • Total 1,015.10 km2 (391.93 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 950,531
 • Density 940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) +62 276
Website www.boyolalikab.go.id

Boyolali is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the eastern part of Central Java province in Indonesia. Its capital is Boyolali.

Geography

The capital city, also named Boyolali, lies 27 km to the west of Solo. The regency covers an area with approximately 1,015.10 km² Highest point: Mount Merbabu - 3,141 m

Beside Mount Merbabu, the famous Mount Merapi is also located in this regency.

Places of interest

  1. Mount Merapi, the most active volcano in Indonesia. Can be reach through Selo district.
  2. Umbul Tlatar, natural spring pool located 7 km to the north of Boyolali city.
  3. Umbul Pengging, natural spring pool at Banyudono district.
  4. Kedung Ombo Dam, mainly used for irrigations purpose.
  5. Woodball Course Tlatar, mainly Woodball Arena insede Umbul Tlatar area.[1]

Administrative

Boyolali regency surrounded by other regencies: Klaten and Yogyakarta province in the south; Sukoharjo, Karanganyar and Sragen regencies and Solo city in the east; Salatiga city and Grobogan Regency in the north; and Magelang Regency in the west.

This regency consists of 19 districts as follows:[2]

  1. Ampel
  2. Andong
  3. Banyudono
  4. Boyolali
  5. Cepogo
  6. Juwangi
  7. Karanggede
  8. Kemusu
  9. Klego
  10. Mojosongo
  11. Musuk
  12. Ngemplak
  13. Nogosari
  14. Sambi
  15. Sawit
  16. Selo
  17. Simo
  18. Teras
  19. Wonosegoro

Transportation

  • Intercity buses
  • Dokar, two-wheel carriage powered by horse
  • Pedicab (Indonesian: Becak)
  • Angkota, minibus car

References

  1. ^
  2. ^ [1]

External links

  • (Indonesian) Official website
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